Health & Safety Training

Health & Safety Training

We offer a wide range of health & safety training courses to keep you, your employees, your customers and your clients safe.

We recognise that delegates have different learning styles –  not everyone wants to sit in a classroom and be taught through a long slideshow presentation. With this in mind we use a variety of interactive learning and training techniques such as audio, video, quizzes and games together with more traditional teaching methods to keep delegates engaged and involved while they learn.

Our client satisfaction is at the forefront of everything that we do and we make fully believe that learning should be an enjoyable and fun experience for all delegates. We can tailor any of our courses so that they are relevant to your business, the way that you work and the industry that you work in using real life examples and case studies to bring the content to life and make it memorable.

A selection of our most popular courses are detailed below.

If you don’t see what you are looking for contact Ian, our Health and Safety expert on 01509 214357 or email ian@cim-associates.com

Accident Investigation

Ensure your organisation meets its moral and legal obligation to investigate accidents and incidents, and learn from safety failure.

Developed by our Health and Safety experts, this one day accident investigation training course will give you a broad understanding of the accident investigation process, looking at the benefits of accident prevention and putting the emphasis on practical training exercises and real-life case studies.

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Accident Reduction

Understand the main causes of accidents; human error, mechanical failure, etc.
Understand legal, moral and economic considerations for accident reduction.
Understand the various control methods that can be implemented to reduce the likelihood of accidents.
Identify the factors contributing to a safe system of work.

Accident Reporting

Understand the importance of and benefits of accident reporting.
Identify the key stages involved in reporting an accident.
Understand the requirements for accident reporting under RIDDOR.
Identify major injuries and dangerous occurrences specified under RIDDOR.
Understand the process or reporting and time constraints imposed under RIDDOR.

Audit and Inspections

Systems Review
OHSAS Safety Audit
Safety Audit
An Environmental Audit
SHE AuditCombined Audits

Asbestos Awareness
Behavioural Safety
Chemical Safety (COSHH)

These Regulations require employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health such as certain chemicals; bacteria and other micro organisms, certain dusts and any other substance which has comparable health effects.

Identify various substances that are hazardous to health, possible routes of entry and the effects on the body. Know the main requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. Regulations 2002 and the duties it imposes on employers, employees and the self employed. Recognise chemical and biological hazards associated with a wide range of activities and situations. Understand the factors to be considered when completing a COSHH risk assessment. MSDS Sheets the importance and understanding of information. Identify the main control measures used to prevent exposure to hazardous substances.

Compliance and Integrated Systems

Systems Review
OHSAS Safety Systems
ISO 18001
ISO 9OO1
ISO 14001
ISO 45001 New
Safety Systems
An Environmental System
Quality System

Corporate and Social Responsibility
Conflict Management
Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

Know the main requirements of the Health & Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (as amended). Identify the principle health risks associated with DSE and how to deal with them effectively. Identify the factors relating to the equipment and environment that should be addressed in order to comply with the requirements of the Regulations. Understand the employer’s responsibility regarding eyesight tests and liability for costs of corrective appliances. Know how the DSE Regulations apply to portable equipment. Completing and assessment.

Driver Risk
An Awareness of Health and Safety Training

Understand the legal duties of all employers under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASWA), and other associated legislation to provide information, instruction and training.

Know the principles of Health and Safety Training and how to develop a Health & Safety training strategy.

Recognise the requirement to provide employees with information on risks to health, preventative measures, safety measures and responsibilities that arise from work activities.

Identify who needs to be trained and to what level. Identify the most suitable effective methods of training delivery.

Environmental Management

Understand the benefits of good environmental practice.

Understand how a business impacts the environment. (Impact assessment).

Identify two key environmental principles that underpin environmental law.

Identify the principal enforcement agencies and outline the regulatory penalties associated with non-compliance.

Identify the main legislation associated with waste management, water pollution, air emissions, energy and climate change.

Understand ways to reduce raw material, energy and water use.

Know the key components of the waste management hierarchy.

Understand the main requirements of an environmental management system.

Emergency Planning
Emergency Management
Face Fit
Fire Safety Awareness

Fire triangle

Fire risk assessment

Fire procedures.

Understand the main principles of fire and its prevention in the workplace.

Identify the main legislation associated with fire safety.

Identify the key components of a safe means of escape.

Know the key components of a fire emergency plan.

Identify the four main types of fire extinguishers and their specific uses.

Fire Assessment
Fire warden
Fork Lift Training
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

Understand the main objectives and levels of duty imposed by the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASWA).
Understand the duties imposed by HASWA on employers to employees, designers and others.
Identify the powers that HSE / Local Authority inspectors have and the remit of their responsibilities.
Improvement Notices.
Prohibition Notices.
Prosecutions.
FEE FOR Intervention.

Health and Safety Law

Understand the principles of Common and Statute Law.
Understand the differences between criminal and civil law and how they are dealt with.
Identify examples of case law relating to criminal and civil law.
Know what is meant by ‘Duty of Care’ and its implications.
Understand the legal requirement for employers and public liability insurance.

Lone worker
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

Know the legal requirements of the MHSWR 1999 and the requirements of employers, employees and others.
Identify the requirements for carrying out Risk Assessment and the principles of prevention.
Know the benefits to an employer of having appropriate health and safety arrangements, health surveillance and competent health and safety assistance.
Identify the need for procedures covering serious and imminent danger and contact with external services.
Understand the need for adequate capabilities and training.

Managerial Safety Training

This one day course covers everything managers need to know about legal compliances for health and safety and helps you to understand;

  • The legal framework
  • Your responsibility as manager
  • Why risk assessments are important
  • Why investigations are important
Manual handling

Developed by our Health and Safety professionals, this half day manual handling course is suitable for all levels of employees who may undertake manual handling operations and includes legislation, the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or by bodily force.

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Personal Protective Equipment

Identify the main types of PPE for various parts of the body, and the hazards they offer protection against.
Understand what factors must be considered when assessing PPE requirements.
Understand the importance of ergonomic considerations when selecting PPE.
Understand why information, instruction and training in the use, maintenance and storage of PPE is critical to employee safety.
Identify the limitations of PPE.

Risk Assessment

As part of managing the health and safety of your business you must control the risks in your workplace. A risk assessment is required by law under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

Learning Objectives
– Understand the legal obligations for employers relating to risk assessments and terminology used in MHSWR 1999
– Understand the ‘5 Steps’ principle of suitable and sufficient risk assessment as outlined by the HSE
– Identify a range of hazards; physical, chemical, biological and organisational
– Identify who might be harmed and how, and understand how to evaluate the risks
– Know how existing and additional control measures can help reduce residual risk

This course can be delivered at our training centre in Loughborough or at the candidates place of work. Maximum number for training is 10.

Assessment
A short examination paper is to be completed by each candidate.

Deliver the training yourself in-house
This training is also available to purchase as a package for in-house training. Please contact us for more information.

Safe Use of Work Equipment

Identify factors to consider when assessing suitability of work equipment.
Recognise the importance inspection and maintenance play in work equipment safety.
Identify specific work equipment hazards and control measures such as guarding.
Understand the important role information, instruction and training play in ensuring work equipment is used safely.
Identify the main requirements of the Provision and Use of Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

Train the Trainer
Workforce Consultation

Know the legal requirements regarding workforce consultation.
Identify the functions of union safety representatives and representatives of employee safety.
Understand the requirements for establishing a safety committee.
Know the various different methods of consulting with the workforce.
Understand how workforce consultation can reduce the potential for accidents and ill health.

Working at height
Workplace Safety

Understand the requirements of the Workplace, Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992.
Understand the need for an appropriate and correctly maintained work environment and welfare facilities.
Understand the principles of preventing falls of falling objects.
Understand the causal factors of slips, trips and falls and prevention techniques.
Know how to organise vehicular traffic routes to prevent pedestrian injury.

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