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Employee Safety Representatives

Employee involvement is very important to effective health and safety. The Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996 requires employers to establish comprehensive consultation arrangements.

You can study by attending a classroom course, involving face-to-face teaching which can be organised as an in-house course in your premises if you have a number of delegates who require training. 

Please contact us for further information on how this course might meet your needs. 

Designed for

Union/non-union appointed representatives of employee safety, safety committee members 

Outline

This practical course will enable employee representatives make a genuine and balanced contribution to health and safety. The broad content of the course enables representatives to take part in discussions on the wide variety of issues affecting the employees they represent.

Legal responsibilities and useful techniques such as risk assessment are included to enable the representative to make a practical input to health and safety.

Aims and Objectives

  • To recognise the need for health and safety to be treated as an integral part of business activities.
  • To understand the need to be pro-active in their approach to the management of safety and use of management tools
  • To recognise the need for consultation with others.
  • To be able to plan and set standards that are measurable, achievable and realistic.
  • To have an awareness of key regulations and their relevance.

Content

  • Principles of accident prevention
  • Legislation
  • Effective employee consultation/involvement, a practical review
  • Information and training
  • Inspection

 Duration:  1 day  

Classroom based taught courses

You can study by attending a classroom course, involving face-to-face teaching which can be organised as an in-house course in your premises if you have a number of delegates who require training. 

Please contact us for further information on how this course might meet your needs. 

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