Health & Safety Awareness for Directors

Health & Safety Awareness for Directors



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Health & Safety Awareness for Directors

Course Description

This stimulating and practical awareness session is designed for directors, giving them an overview of their legal duties under Health & Safety Law, therefore reducing the risk of accidents, bad publicity and disruption

Course Objectives

By the end of this course delegates will have:
Gained an understanding of Health & Safety Law
Understood the employers and employees obligations and responsibilities
Understood the implications and repercussions of accidents and ill health
Discussed their role in the planning and organisation of health & safety within the organisation

Course Objectives

UK & EU Law
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
Criminal Law
Common Law
Role, obligations & responsibilities of directors, management, people in charge of work premises and safety Representatives
Planning and organising
Review the organisation's Health & Safety policy statement
Representing the employer
Company safety planning
Instruction, information, training & supervision
Accidents & accident prevention
Accident statistics – the accident triangle
Safe systems at work
Investigation of accidents and incidents
Enforcement officers including their roles and powers
Action plan for the future

Related courses

H&S Awareness for Employees

IOSH Managing Safely

H&S Awareness for Supervisors


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