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Health And Safety In The Workplace And Risk Assessment

29/09/2011 @ 10:00 - 17:00


Health and Safety In The Workplace and Risk Assessment

Thursday 29th September – 9.30am to 5.30pm (light lunch provided)

What will you learn?

This comprehensive one day course covers typical work place health & safety and risk assessment considerations. Topics include:

Health and Safety

  • Legislation,
  • Accidents
  • The workplace and workplace equipment
  • Safe working procedures
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Working at height
  • Electricity – hazards and controls
  • Fire – hazards and controls
  • Occupational health
  • First Aid

Risk Assessment

  • Definition
  • Legislation
  • Hierarchy

On completing this course candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of accident prevention
  • Understand that risk assessment is an important technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • Understand the risks and control methods associated with typical workplace hazards


10:00 - 17:00


Voluntary Action Islington
200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom