Health & Safety Management in the Office

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This two-day course provides an introduction to health and safety for office staff. The course covers the employers and employees duties and responsibilities under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, and other applicable legislation. The ... Read More

This two-day course provides an introduction to health and safety for office staff. The course covers the employers and employees duties and responsibilities under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, and other applicable legislation.

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 have major implications for employers and employees including increased obligations for safety, increased powers for the HSA and increased penalties of up to €3million and/or 2 years in prison for those found guilty of breaking the law.

The requirements of the Act will be reviewed.

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What's covered?

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  • Safety culture
  • Review of Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Role of the safety representative/safety officer and safety committee
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control in an office environment
  • Risk assessment case study for an office
  • Drafting a Safety Statement
  • Employee consultation and communication
  • Accident and incident investigation and reporting
  • OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System
  • Using checklists to undertake health and safety audits/inspections/risk assessments
  • Health and Safety Performance

Who should attend?

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  • Health and Safety Officers and Managers
  • Safety Representatives
  • Office Managers/Administrators

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Be familiar with employers and employees responsibilities under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and other applicable legislation.
  • Have gained an overview health and safety legislation with particular emphasis on health and safety issues in the office.
  • Identify the contents of a Safety Statement.
  • Explain hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control in an office environment.
  • Understand the concept of a health and safety management system such as OHSAS 18001.
  • Explain the importance of accident and incident investigation and reporting

Who are the tutors?

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Duration
2 training days
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House

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