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ILM Understanding Health and Safety in the Workplace #8600-321

2 Day Instructor Led Course - 14 Contact Hours

 

 

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Course Objectives

When you have completed this workbook you will be better able to:
- identify the most important laws related to health and safety
- find out more about laws that are especially relevant to the work you do
- explain to your team how the law affects them, and the duties imposed by the law on everyone at work
- play your part in implementing and maintaining safe systems of work
- identify hazards in your workplace, and take effective precautions against them
- take part in risk assessment
- identify some important points of health and safety law
- cope with, report on and investigate accidents at work
 

Assessment Criteria

Health and safety at work
1.1 Identify two pieces of legislation relating to health, safety and welfare at work
1.2 Explain two duties statute law imposes on both the manager and the team
1.3 Outline the manager’s responsibilities contained within the organization’s Health and Safety Policy
1.4 Explain the meaning of ‘a competent person’
1.5 Identify two ways to provide Health and Safety information, instruction and training to the team
1.6 Identify expertise available in the organization to help and advise the manager on health and safety issues
 

Risk assessment and accident prevention in the workplace
2.1 Conduct a simple risk assessment in the workplace
2.2 Explain one practical accident prevention and control measure that could be implemented in the workplace
 

The organization’s environmental responsibility
3.1 Explain the importance of environmental responsibility for your organization
3.2 Describe what action the First Line Manager could take to enable the organization to fulfill its environmental responsibility
 

International Curriculum

Unit 8600-321 - Official ILM Curriculum, Institute of Leadership & Management

 

Course Outline

 

SECTION 1     UNDERSTAND THE FRAMEWORK OF HEALTH AND SAFETY
1. Health and safety
2. Introduction
3. What do you need to do
4. As far as is reasonably practicable
5. Vicarious liability

SECTION 2     APPRECIATE THE MAIN LAWS AFFECTING HEALTH AND SAFETY
1. Overview of the health and safety at work act
2. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
3. Your health and safety policies
4. Risk assessment
5. Preventative and protective measures
6. Health and safety arrangements
7. Employees duties
8. Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) regulations
9. First aid at work
10. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
11. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations
12. Manual Handling Operations Regulations
13. Display Screen Equipment Regulations

SECTION 3     ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES TO COMPLY WITH OBLIGATIONS
1. Risk assessments in more detail
2. Accident Reporting - RIDDOR
3. Accident recording

APPENDIX
Assignment
Marksheet