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Course Overview - Health & Safety Induction

Title of Course Health & Safety Induction for permanent & fixed term employees
Length 3 hours
Brief descriptor An introduction to fundamental health & safety matters, including:
  • Associated legislation, employers’ & employees’ duties
  • Safe use of chemicals, use of personal protective equipment
  • Accidents & reporting, provision of first-aid
  • Hazard spotting, dangerous machinery, electrical safety
  • Display screen equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Fire prevention & evacuation
  • Work at height
  • Safety signage
Who is it for? All new employees working within the Commercial Group.
What will the participant get out of this? Employees will receive instruction on general health & safety matters that may affect their work-place and environment and have an understanding of their legal obligations as required by the appropriate legislation.
Participant preparation needed? Multiple-choice test ( 14 questions) at end of session
Any prior knowledge or experience required? None required
How many places? 12 - 18
Delivered by? Food, Health & Safety Officer - Commercial Group