Designed for Trade Union and non-trade union appointed Safety Representatives.
To provide delegates with the practical knowledge and skills to recognise the legal requirements of their appointment as Safety Representatives and to understand their role and function in relation to their employer, fellow employees and the HSE.
Structure & Content: 1 – 3 days
- Function of the Safety Representative
- Objective & function of Safety Committees
- Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977
- Health & Safety (Consultation with Employee) Regulations 1996
- Why is Health & Safety important?
- Role of HSE and powers of Inspectors
- Legal penalties
- Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- European derived laws and other legislation
- – Workplace Safety
- – Work Equipment
- – PPE
- – Manual Handling
- – COSHH
- – Noise
- Role of Risk Assessment
- Accident Investigation & Reporting
On completion of this course a Phoenix Safety certificate will be awarded to successful delegates.
Depending upon the information required this course can be run from 1 day to 3 days and can include aspects of the organisations approach to health and safety.