If you are responsible for health and safety within your business, it is essential that you undertake the correct training to perform your duties properly and prevent putting peopleâ€™s safety at risk.
Whether you are senior safety personnel, owner of a business or a supervisor with responsibilities for managing health and safety issues, you need to know about:
â€¢ Auditing and monitoring of health and safety in businesses
â€¢ How to design safe procedures and practices, as well as liaise with enforcement officers to ensure they are implemented
â€¢ Risks associated with work equipment
â€¢ How to identify hazardous agents
â€¢ Launching risk assessment projects
â€¢ How to develop a culture of â€˜safe workingâ€™ within a business
â€¢ The specific legal requirements relating to health and safety
â€¢ How to ensure staff undergo the correct health and safety training
This kind of course, officially known as a CIEH Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the workplace, should take around five days to complete. Once it is completed and the certificate – approved by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health – is awarded, you should have all of the skills and qualifications you need to manage health and safety in the workplace to an exemplary level.