VENUE – KITS / In Company
DURATION – 12 Days over 12 weeks
To meet the requirements of the National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.
On completion of the course the delegate will be able to:
1.Understand and refer to all current and relevant safety legislation as it applies within his working environment.
2. Identify non-compliance with safety legislation and general hazards within his working environment through the effective application of recognised safety inspection and auditing techniques.
3. Present information clearly and concisely to groups including management.
4. Make recommendations on appropriate actions to remove hazards and minimise risks.
5. Investigate accidents, hazards and reported occurrences within the workplace such that measures may be taken to prevent recurrence.
Note: Examination candidates will need to undertake some home study. The purchase of reading material is advisable.
• Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• Factories Act 1961
• Safety Representatives and Committees Regulations 1977
• Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 1989
• Electrical Regulations
• Noise Regulations
• Safety Policies
• Safe Systems of Work
• Legal Responsibilities of Sub-Contracting
• Fork Lift and Lift Truck Regulations 1989
• Guarding of Machinery
• Risk Assessment
• Safety Auditing, Surveys Inspections and Monitoring
• Supervisory and Management Responsibilities
• Statute Law, and Common Law
• Role and Powers of Factory Inspectors
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Accident Prevention Techniques
• Fire Prevention
• Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous occurrences
• Implications of Environmental protection
• First Aid issues
• Handling – Manual and Mechanical
• Report writing and communication