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Managing Health and Safety

INTRODUCTION:

This course provides Health & Safety Co-ordinators, managers and supervisors with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage health and safety in the workplace. The basic principles of risk assessment, accident and investigation, health and safety monitoring and management systems are covered.

AIMS:

  • Explain the University health and safety management systems 
  • Give an over view of current health and safety legislation 
  • Provide practical management guidance

OBJECTIVES - ON RETURNING TO THE WORK PLACE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Be able to assess the current health and safety management system of your School or Department 
  • Set out practical methods to improve safety management within your School or Department. 
  • Help to build a good safety culture.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

All managers and supervisors with significant health and safety responsibilities, and Health & Safety Co-ordinators.

PRE-COURSE PREPARATION:

You should check what health and safety systems exist within your School or Department before you attend. You should bring an example of a risk assessment that you have previously completed or are now intending to undertake, for discussion.

COURSE DATES & TIMES (lunch will be provided)

20 September 2016  0930-1630

02 November 2016 0930-1630

28 November 2016 0930 - 1630

23 February 2017 0930-1630

06 June 2017 0930-1630

    MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 15

COURSE TUTORS: Health and Safety Services

Notes If the next course is more than 3 months after a new Health and Safety Co-ordinator's appointment, please inform Health & Safety Services.It may be possible to provide an additional briefing for small groups or on a one-to-one basis.

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