Part 1 of 3 of the Health & Safety for Managers series
This course will introduce the principals of effective safety management, discuss the legislation underpinning these principles, and explore models and techniques that enable a systematic approach to safety.
This course is designed for anyone who oversees the safe management of tasks, projects, or people. This is an introductory course and will be most beneficial for managers and supervisors who are new to their role or desire an updated overview of their key safety responsibilities in the workplace.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn how to:
Identify the legal, moral, and financial benefits of a safe work environment.
Examine the key requirements of UK safety legislation.
Describe the Plan, Do, Check, Act framework.
Complete a general risk assessment.
Explain why accidents happen in the workplace and identify causes.
Hold meaningful safety conversations with employees.
A good standard of written and spoken English is essential for this course.
An Introduction to UK Safety Law
The importance of safety management
Definitions and statistics
Acts and Regulations
Standards, guidance and ACOPs
Safety Management Systems
Plan, Do, Check, Act
IDERR: The 5 Steps to risk assessment
Applying suitable control measures
Implementation, monitoring and review
Accidents in the Workplace
Why do accidents happen?
Root Cause Analysis models
Accident Reporting and RIDDOR
Engaging in Safety Conversations
When to engage
Framing the conversation
Coaching and challenging behaviours