Over 200 people are killed each year in accidents at work and over one million people are injured. Over two million suffer illnesses caused by, or made worse by, their work.
Preventing accidents and ill health caused by work is a key priority for everyone at work. As the owner or manager of a business you know that competent employees are valuable.
Providing health and safety information and training helps you to ensure your employees are not injured or made ill by the work they do, to develop a positive health and safety culture, where safe and healthy working becomes second nature to everyone.
Find out how you could manage health and safety better and meet your legal duty to protect the health and safety of you employees,
Will contribute towards making your employees competent in health and safety, can help your business avoid the distress that accidents and ill health cause and avoid the financial costs of accidents and occupational ill health. Don’t forget that your insurance doesn’t cover all these costs. Damaged products, lost production and demotivated staff can all result.
The law requires that you provide whatever information, instruction and training is needed to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of your employees.
This qualification is intended for learners working in any environmental, including retail, manufacturing, food premises, and the care environment. It is also suitable for learners who are returning to work or for those starting work for the first time. Learners gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including contractors, visitors and supplier. It covers the importance of health and safety in the workplace, common hazards and risks and the requirement for workplace procedures.
This course is designed as an effective addition to your health and safety induction programme for staff working at all levels. Our course can be tailored to meet your requirements and that of individuals whilst retaining the structure framework for the successful completion of the multiple choice exam which concludes the course and leads to the nationally recognized certificate.
The Level 3 Health and Safety course takes 3 days to complete, and is classroom based. Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions and the right systems and methods for safe activities. However employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. This qualification provides a thorough understanding of health and safety, focusing on the importance of monitoring staff and controls. It also emphasises the need for a structured management approach to health and safety and the key factors in implementing a health and safety policy.
Key personnel in organisations need the skills and knowledge to manage health and safety; simply being aware of and understanding the issues is not enough. This qualification is designed for those working in any business, regardless of their product or service range. It is essential for all those who have a role that includes responsibility for the management of health and safety issues, including managers, supervisors and senior safety personnel.