Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors

Course details

A practical two-day training will enable managers and supervisors to understand their health and safety responsibilities and provide the knowledge to deal with day-to-day health and safety matters.

Everyone in the workplace has important duties to keep the workplace and workers safe. Under the law, a supervisor is any person who has authority over others or the workplace itself.

What you will gain
As a supervisor, and people manager you will take direction from your employer, and give direction to the workers you supervise. It is important for you to understand the health and safety responsibilities that everyone has in the workplace.

This course explains the role and duties as a people manager regarding health and safety at the workplace, why it is important to know what the UK Health and Safety Act and regulations require, and outlines how to recognize, assess, control and evaluate hazards to keep your workers safe.

Legal requirements
Understanding employers’ and employees’ responsibilities
Health and safety policies
Safety representatives and safety committees
Accident investigation
The role of management in accident prevention
Risk identification and assessment
Recent and forthcoming legislation

Who should attend?
This course is recommended for managers and supervisors in all types of workplaces.

Benefits of attending
By completing this course, delegates will:

  • Be able to apply basic management principles to safety and health issues
  • Recognise hazards in the workplace
  • Ensure that adequate health and safety training and supervision of staff is provided
  • Identify what actions should be taken when incidents involving injury or damage occur

This training course can be tailored to include details of your company-specific materials and if desired previous company related case studies. In this case, our health and safety consultant will require details of your system and sample forms for inclusion prior to the course.

Course Material Each delegate will be issued with a course workbook to assist them both during and after the course which will contain the course presentation and various HSE Guidance.

Wales Quality Centre Certificates will be provided for this training.

This training can also be delivered in house contact us for details.

2 days.

Members: £480 + VAT
Non-Members: £585 + VAT



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