Health and Safety Awareness Training Course

This Health and Safety Awareness or Health and Safety Introduction course, informs participants on how to work in a safe and appropriate manner and to maintain good health and safety practices. It aims to make safety a team effort, in turn creating a safer work environment for all. This is a bespoke course based on your individual organisation.

The course is designed for staff who are not part of the safety committee to understand the key concepts of health and safety and to advise them of their employee responsibilities.

Available as an Onsite Course

NOT Available as a Public Course

Course Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Familiarise staff with health and safety procedures.
  • Identify their responsibilities with regard to health and safety legislation.
  • Understand the importance of communication between management and the employees.
  • Understand the importance and their role in the company safety statement.
  • Identify the causes of accidents and what can be done to prevent injury.
  • Understand the importance of being risk aware.
Course Topics
  • Duties of employers and employees.
  • General safety.
  • Accident/ incident causes and investigation.
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment, and control measures.
  • Safety signs.

Participants will be introduced to the following topics on a broad level:

  • Fire safety.
  • Office safety.
  • Biological, chemical and physical hazards.
  • Health promotion.
  • First aid.
  • Manual handling.

Participants

A maximum of 12 participants can attend each Health and Safety Awareness training session.

Duration

Health and Safety Awareness training sessions are usually a 1-day in duration.

However, as this is a bespoke course, the duration of this course varies as it is content led.

Certification

On successful competition of the Health & Safety Awareness course participants will receive a House  Certificate. The certification will expire after 3 years.

Renewal

Participants are required to renew their training by completing the course again. Renewals should happen before the certification expires, or sooner if indicated by their company’s risk assessment.
Summary Of Assessments

Useful Information

Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences

This post is to assist you to understand the requirements set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 370 of 2016). It explains why accident and dangerous occurrence reporting is required, what is reportable, what is not reportable, who should make the report and how the report should be made.

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