The course aims to provide work placement personnel with the knowledge they require to enable them to review safety practices in the workplace, identify the hazards and evaluate the risks to which learners may be exposed and make recommendations to employers to ensure their safety whilst at work.
Duration 3 days
At the end of this course delegates will be able to:
- Understand the importance of a safe workplace
- Identify workplace precautions, hierarchies and the criteria for types of workplace precautions and controls
- Know the statutory and in-house accident and reporting procedures
- Outline the main provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992
- Outline relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice, guidance notes and information sources such as Health and Safety Executive
Define hazards and risks and describe the legal requirements for risk assessment
Who Should Attend?
The syllabus has been designed to suit the requirements of personnel who are accountable for placing young persons in work and assessing the health and safety of that workplace e.g. learning skills centres, teachers, support staff etc.
Assessment and Certification
The course is assessed by means of a 45 minute multi-format question paper and a workplace assessment covering hazard identification and recommendations for action. The assessment will take place approximately 4 weeks after the first 2 course days. This allows delegates time to complete the workplace assessment. On successful completion of the course and assessment, an IOSH Certificate will be issued.
Printable leaflet: IOSH Health & Safety for Workplacement Personnel