AN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE
|HEALTH AND SAFETY
Pinnacle courses enable students to gain an understanding of Health and Safety issues relevant to either the general workplace or site-specific conditions.
Training ranges from general introductory level courses to specific areas of interest Pinnacle can work with students to ensure that both legal requirements and individual self-advancement goals are met.
Working with employers, Pinnacle also offer tailor made courses to meet individual requirements.
This training is intended for all persons with an interest in Health & Safety at work.
It is believed that the rewards of undertaking this programme are great in terms of personal development and awareness of Health & Safety issues which may be put into practice in places of work and at home.
The programme of study includes:
This Pinnacle Open Learning package is designed to increase the studentsí understanding
of all aspects of risk assessment. It is believed that the benefits of undertaking this
course are great in terms of personal development and in increasing an awareness of all
issues surrounding risk assessment.
To increase an awareness of the need to adopt a risk assessment strategy.
To develop an understanding of the procedures involved in conducting risk assessments.
To create an understanding of the legal requirements behind risk assessments.
What is a risk assessment
What to look for
Identifying hazards and risks
Conducting a risk assessment
Practical exercises in risk assessment
Candidates enrolling on the course are issued with a course manual. This is read and a work based project completed in the candidatesí own time. This is forwarded to Pinnacle for assessment. On completion of the project candidates are issued with a Pinnacle certificate providing proof of training.
All candidates will be supported by a friendly tutor backed help line which may be used to access learner support.
SAFETY PRACTICES IN THE CARE SETTING
This course equips students with the knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety issues surrounding Risk Assessment, COSHH and Manual Handling.
Candidates will study theoretical aspects as well as engaging in the practice and processes involved in risk assessment and manual handling.
- Health & Safety Legislation
- What is risk assessment?
- Conducting a risk assessment
- An introduction to COSHH
- Manual handling
- Safe handling
- Practical exercises.
Course duration: 1 day