Health and safety for managers

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Health and safety for managers

£30.00

This short course looks at health and safety from the perspective of a manager or employer. Ultimately, it is the employer who has responsibility for the health and safety of their workforce, any visitors to the premises, and themselves. This is a big responsibility so make sure you know and understand relevant legislation and how to manage health and safety effectively in a workplace.

This short course looks at health and safety from the viewpoint of a manager or employer. Ultimately, it is the employer who has responsibility for the health and safety of their workforce, any visitors to the premises, and themselves. This is a big responsibility so make sure you know and understand relevant legislation and how to manage health and safety effectively in a workplace.

Learning outcomes
  • In this course, you will learn that the employer has overall responsibility for health and safety in the workplace
  • You will learn about the legal requirements of health and safety
  • The course introduces information about risk assessments, insurance, and health and safety policies
Advantages of this course
  • This course is aimed at those in a managerial role in an organisation, or the person who employees a workforce, or a person who is self-employed
  • It looks at how to put in place or oversee health and safety policies and procedures, legislation for first aid at work, and how to report accidents at work, for example, and provides links to official websites
  • Video resources look at some of the statistics for health and safety in the UK and about writing a risk assessment
  • Additional activities encourage the learner to reflect on the learning
  • There is also suggested extra reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge