Health and Safety

Health and Safety (REHIS and CITB) training courses

Introduction to Health and Safety (3 hours, £30pp)

The course meets the requirements for Health and Safety induction training for all staff, including young people preparing for work experience, people changing employment, and those with no previous employment history. This practical course gives a general introduction to Health and Safety issues, and the precise meaning of terms commonly used in this area – e.g. Hazard, Safe, Accident, and Dangerous Occurrence; and looks specifically at Health and Safety Law; Risk Assessment; the General Working Environment; Slips, Trips and Falls; Hazardous Substances; Occupational Health; Machinery and Equipment; Manual Handling; Electricity at Work; Personal

Elementary Health and Safety (6 hours, £60pp)

An introduction to the importance of health and safety, accidents and work-related ill health and why they occur and why the welfare of people at work is important.

This course can be offered in college or on your premises and is designed to address the employers’ responsibilities for the welfare and safety of all employees, as well as the employees’ responsibility to both themselves and others.

Content:

  • Health & Safety
  • Health & Safety Law
  • Risk Assessment
  • Working Environment
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Work Related Ill-Health
  • Manual Handling
  • Machinery and Equipment
  • Electricity at Work
  • Fire
  • Accidents and Emergencies.

Intermediate Health and Safety (16 hours (£245pp)

This intensive three-day course is designed for supervisors and managers of organisations who have some level of health & safety responsibility within their role.  It covers the main pieces of Health & Safety legislation that apply within the UK.

The national level 3 course also gives delegates practical instruction on management of Health & Safety in the workplace including risk assessing. The course is accredited and certificated by the Royal Environmental Institute of Scotland (REHIS).

  • Module 1: General introduction
  • Module 2: Health & Safety legislation
  • Module 3: An introduction to the management of Health & Safety
  • Module 4: The general working environment
  • Module 5: Prevention of slips, trips and falls
  • Module 6: Machinery, equipment and processes
  • Module 7: Electricity at work
  • Module 8: Fire
  • Module 9: Hazardous substances
  • Module 10: Noise at work
  • Module 11: Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Module 12: Manual and mechanical aids
  • Module 13: Ergonomics
  • Module 14: Stress at work
  • Module 15: Accident prevention, reporting and analysis

CSCS courses (including card £150pp) 

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) have made changes to obtaining a Green Card (Labourer Card). These new requirements were introduced in July 2014 state that along with the CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HSandE) Test, a QCF qualification (or alternative) must be achieved in order to apply for the Green Card.

This REHIS approved course is designed for candidates who wish to work within the Construction Industry. The course is delivered within a comfortable professional environment by qualified Health & Safety professionals and is tailored training with a closed book multiple choice test in Centre. 

On successful completion of this REHIS award candidates can then take the next step to booking their CITB Health, Safety & Environment test.

This course includes a 1 day REHIS Health and Safety Course, CITB Test and CSCS Labourer’s card.

Risk assessment (3 hours, £30)

The course explains the principles and practice of Occupational Health and Safety risk assessment and why it is necessary. The course can be tailored to meet the candidate’s needs.

Content:

  • Definitions of risk assessments
  • What a risk assessment is
  • When to use risk assessments
  • Who might be harmed and how
  • Control Measures
  • Record Keeping
  • Employer’s Obligations
  • Key Action Steps
  • Record keeping
  • Assessment Review
  • Employees Awareness

Safe Manual handling Awareness (3 hours, £45pp)

This short course focuses on the practical elements of manual handling activities and can be tailored to any industry sector.

As well as reinforce the legal responsibilities of both Employers & Employees as detailed in the Health and Safety at work act, it discusses the mechanics of the human body and structure of the spine.

The course is designed to raise awareness of the risk involved in Manual Handling activities and consists of classroom-based learning followed by practical exercises.

Content:

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Legal responsibilities
  • Module 3: Manual handling hazards
  • Module 4: Manual handling risk assessments
  • Module 5: Control measures
  • Module 6: Practical session

Certificate in Advanced Health and Safety (5 days, £600pp)

The REHIS Certificate in Advanced Health and Safety provides a nationally recognised professional high level qualification that is a must for all industry Supervisors / Managers who want to learn more about the principles and management of Health and Safety at Work. 

The REHIS Certificate in Advanced Health and Safety is a level 4 Health & Safety qualification; it is nationally recognised in all sectors of the workplace and more importantly – it will help companies and organisations to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. 

Sectors that would benefit from attendance on this course include Manufacturers and Processors, Warehousing and Distribution, Retail and Service Industry, Care in Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Nurseries, Education, Facility Management Groups, Local Government, Beauty and Hospitality including Hotels, Restaurants and Public Houses.

Content:

The course will be delivered by an experienced tutor and includes, course notes, hand-outs, and group exercises.

This 6 day course covers the following topics:

  • Importance of Health and Safety and fundamentals of Health and Safety law
  • Health and Safety management
  •  Risk assessment
  • Proactive active management strategies
  • Information, instruction, supervision and training
  • Fire safety
  • Workplace safety
  • Hazardous substances
  • Stress

There is a formal examination on day 6 of the course.







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