Course info

Certificate
IOSH approved certificate received upon completion.
Duration
3.0 Days
Who is it for
This course is for personnel looking at manger or supervisory roles in the Engineering Construction Industry.
Fitness
No specific fitness requirements
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Course Objectives:

This course has six main strands:

  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Common Hazards & Environment
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Accident & Incident Reporting
  • The Supervisor's Role in the above

Purpose of sessions

  • Understand the importance of managing health and safety at work.
  • Understand the contributory factors which can cause accidents 
  • Increase awareness of personal safe behaviours and the need to promote safe behaviours within the work team .
  • Recognise the vital role that a supervisor plays in the overall H& S management process.

Course Content: 

Day 1

Reasons for Managing Safely:

  • Moral,
  • Legal & Financial
  • The Legal Framework Health and Safety at Work Supervisor’s Responsibility HSE Enforcement

Day 2

Hazards & Risks:

  • Risk Assessment,
  • types & process,
  • Hierarchy of Control
  • Permit to Work Systems:
  • Issue, receipt, clearance, cancellation and application.
  • Health & Safety Management Systems:
  • Policies, culture and the 4 C’s,
  • Measuring performance,
  • Active & reactive monitoring,
  • Workplace inspections & safety audits,
  • Communication & consultation,
  • CDM 2015 & Offshore Safety cases (as relevant).

Day 3

Investigating Accidents & Incidents:

  • Barriers to reporting,
  • Importance of investigating & reporting,
  • Accident causation & the domino theory,
  • Spheres of influence,
  • Human failure,
  • Investigation process,
  • RIDDOR.
  • Common Hazards in the workplace:
  • The top 5 identified by the delegates,
  • Stress,
  • COSHH,
  • Eectricity,
  • Working at height,
  • Noise & vibration.

Day 4

Common Hazards in the workplace:

  • Manual handling,
  • Fire,
  • Mechanical & nonmechanical
  • Association with machinery,
  • Confined spaces,
  • Excavations,
  • Site vehicles,
  • Lifting operations.
  • Protecting the Environment:
  • Aspect & Impacts,
  • Waste control,
  • Emergencies & spills.
  • IOSH Assessment: For Managing Safely in the Engineering Construction Industry.