101 Health, Safety and Environment at Work 

DURATION: 4 hours

 

COURSE AIMS

This course aims to provide employees working within the Highway Electrical Sector with an understanding and awareness of Health, Safety and the Environment; their individual and collective responsibilities under the organisation Health and Safety Policy, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974; and Environmental Legislation

 

ASSESSMENT:

A summative assessment will follow the completion of this course or group of courses.

 

OBJECTIVES: On completion of the course learners will:HASAW.JPG

• Identify a Health and Safety Policy.

• State the employer’s obligations from the HASAWA.

• State the employee’s obligations from the HASAWA.

• Explain the Accident Reporting and Investigation procedure.

• State the purpose of Risk Assessments.

• Explain the importance of housekeeping including waste re-use, re-cycling and disposal

• Identify how work activities could impact on environmental issues

 

COURSE TOPICS:

• The Health and Safety at Work Act.

• Organisation H&S Policies & Procedures

• Responsibilities: individual and organisation

• Accidents and Reporting.

 

• Environmental Policy and obligations

 

PRACTICAL:

To enable maximum learning and benefit from this course, there will a number of exercises. These may be both interactive and demonstrative to enhance the learning experience. 

 

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for attending this training.