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Best Health and Safety Management Training

Health and Safety management training

Health and Safety management training has come under considerable scrutiny in the light of recent disasters. However, the concept of Safety Management Systems is usually limited to the systematic approach and not to the holistic (all aspect) approach. Safety Management must encompass both the hard and soft aspects of safety to produce an exceptional outcome. Health and Safety management have to be managed with the same degree of expertise and to the same standards as other core business activities because of the high cost of failures; Legislation requiring employers to assess and manage risks; Public opinion on risk acceptability moving against poorly managed organizations which impose excessive risks and high profile disasters which fuel public opinion. 

This training seminar is based upon Successful Health and Safety Management as produced by the Health and Safety management Executive but not only, as various topics for High Hazard will be looked into in more detail. 

This Health and Safety management training course will cover:

  • Legislation
  • Successful Health and Safety Management
  • CPR and Hazard Communications
  • Fire Safety in the workplace (Fire Marshal training)
  • First Aid training and applications
  • Risk Assessments & HAZOP Studies


Participants attending this training seminar will understand: 

  • The necessity to Health and Safety management with the same degree of expertise and to the same standards as other core business activities
  • How Safety Culture is involved in an SMS?
  • The Effect of Behavioural Safety on Safety Culture
  • Work Permit Systems & LO / TO
  • Risk Perception and HAZOP Studies

Health and Safety Management Training Methodology

This course is presented using PowerPoint presentations and videos. Case studies further enhance the learning outcome. Active participation will be encouraged so that participants can gain through the personal experiences of the group.

Organizational Impact

The organizational impact will be that the employees participating in this training seminar will: 

  • Gain increased professionalism
  • Understand the internationally accepted standards for H&S management systems
  • Be able to improve their present working systems
  • Have the capability to reduce accidents in the workplace
  • Accept that team working is of the highest importance
  • Have the capacity to increase profitability

Personal Impact

Upon completion of this training course, participants will have gained:

  • An understanding of the different types of Safety Management systems
  • A familiarity of the legal basis for H&S Management
  • An appreciation of how a policy affects the strategy in Health and Safety
  • The understanding of how to organize an H&S Management System
  • Knowledge in evaluating the performance of Health and Safety
  • The Basics of the HAZOP Process

Who Should Attend?

This seminar is a practical guide for professionals involved in improving health and Safety management in their organization. As a team effort in developing and maintaining a Safety Management system this is important for the following disciplines:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Professionals of all fields
  • Safety Professionals
  • Employee Representatives

Health and Safety Management Course Outline


Legislation for Health and Safety

  • Introduction
  • Legislation for Health and Safety
  • Legislation for High Hazard Industries
  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems
  • The Outer System Environment
  • The Inner System Environment

Policy and Safety Culture

  • Policy for Health and Safety
  • Responsibility for Accidents Rest with Management
  • Organizational Factors
  • Human Factors
  • Job Factors
  • Organization for Health and Safety management
  • Control, Cooperation, Communication, Competence
  • Safety Culture

Planning and Implementation

  • Planning and Implementation
  • Management Arrangements
  • Risk Control Systems – Inputs, Processes, Outputs
  • Risk Assessments
  • Work Permit Systems & LO / TO
  • Hazard Communication
  • Exercise


Measuring Performance & HAZOPs

  • Measuring Performance
  • Active Monitoring Systems
  • Reactive Monitoring Systems

Fire & The Fire Marshall                                                                

  • Action on discovering a Fire
  • Common causes of Fire
  • Understanding Fire Drills and Evacuation
  • Fire Safety Legislation
  • Fire Safety Precautions
  • The Chemistry of Fire
  • The Fire Marshall
  • The Role of a Fire Marshall
  • Fire Extinguishers & Using Fire Extinguishers


Workplace Hazards and First Aid Management

  • The First Aid Kit and Reporting Procedures
  • Assessing the Casualty and Situation
  • The Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Head injuries

Risk/Hazard Management (Job Specific)                                       

  • Heart Attack, Seizures and Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Choking and Asthma
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Fractures
  • The greatest Hazard (The consequences of poor communication)

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