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Basic Health & Safety Certificate (CIEH)

Course Content

Aim:
This will provide a good basic all round awareness and understanding of Health & Safety issues and to have proof of an understanding and promotion of safe working practices.

Pre-Requisites:
No prior knowledge of safety legislation is required, although some knowledge may be advantageous.

Duration:
The course will be on one day's duration and can be conducted at Roxby Training's premises or the clients' premises.

Optimum Number:
The optimum number of persons on this course is ten.

Training Aids:
Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation and discussion.
 

Course Syllabus

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Introduction to the Act
  • Terms 'reasonably practicable'
  • Exemptions to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • General duties of employers i.e. safety policy, safety representatives and committees, etc.
  • Powers granted to H.M. Inspectors of factories
  • Improvement and prohibition notices
  • Summary and indictable offences committed under the Act
  • Civil liability
  • The employment medical advisory service
  • Overview of other Health & Safety responsibilities under legislation
  • The management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992
  • Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) regulations 1992
  • Provision & use of work equipment regulations 1992
  • Health & safety (display screen equipment) regulations 1998
  • Noise at work (ACOP)

Dates available on request.

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