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Health & Safety Training including COSHH (basic)

NISCC INDUCTION STANDARD 3
                                   
This 2 hour course is suitable for people whose role means that they are in part responsible for the health and safety within the organisation.
 
OBJECTIVES: 

Upon completion of the course candidates will be able to explain their legal responsibility to maintain high standards of health and safety in the workplace. Specifically they will be able to:
  • Explain why it is necessary for high standards of health and safety to be implemented in any work environment.
  • Explain the Health and Safety at Work (NI) Order 1978 and the duties imposed by it on employers and employees.
  • Name the responsibilities on every employee to prevent accidents in the workplace.
  • Describe the legal procedure for reporting accidents and incidents.
  • Explain how employees and others can create hazards which lead to accidents and how these can be prevented.
  • Explain how slips, trips and falls cause most major injuries in the work place.
  • Describe how to prevent slips, trips and falls.
  • Explain the importance of Personal Protective Equipment and the need to wear it.
  • Describe what different colour coding signifies on safety signs.
  • Identify what is considered to be a hazardous substance.
  • Describe how to correctly handle and store hazardous substances in relation to COSHH.
  • Describe how to deal with poisoning by hazardous substances in relation to COSHH.