The course is aimed at individuals who will be required to undertake work in live events environments. The course aims...
The course is aimed at individuals who will be required to undertake work in live events environments. The course aims to:
- To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment
- To understand the implications for cost, business, job security and risk of injury if concerns for the environment and health and safety are not properly considered
- To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents.
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to:
- Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper
- Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health, safety & the environment
- Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic assessment is required
- Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector.
MODULE 1 – Organising for safety
Will give delegates an understanding of the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, the role of enforcing authorities, what makes a vulnerable worker, hazard identification and control.
MODULE 2 – The workplace
On completion of this session candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of what makes a safe place of work, safe behavior, slips and trips and environmental hazards which present risk in the workplace.
MODULE 3 – Tools, plant and machinery
On completion of this session candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the hazards presented by both powered and non-powered work equipment in the workplace, forms of energy and associated hazards and risk faced with the use of workplace transport.
MODULE 4 – Health
The session highlights the risks and controls for substances hazardous to health together with other ill-health risks from workplace activities, including musculoskeletal problems and the effects of noise and stress. In addition, candidates will be made aware of the varied precautions which can be taken.
MODULE 5 – Procedures
On completion of this session candidates will be shown the need and benefits of permit-to-work, the need to know local emergency procedures and first aid arrangements.
MODULE 6 – the environment
The module covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems.