One Day Safety Rep / Safety Committee Member Refresher
For Safety Representatives, Safety Committee members and learners who wish to keep up to speed with developments in workplace health and safety
"Very interesting. Very easy to listen to. Good course." Gerry Duffy, Colas, 29/3/19
"It was a perfect format as a Refresher. and all questions answered." M.G. 7/6/17
"Any questions you ask will be answered. Any information you seek will be given to you (or where to find it). 7/6/17
"Excellent Tutor who imparted her knowledge of H&S legislation and requirements in a very efficient manner" Brendan O'Shea 7/6/17
The aim of the course is to equip participants with all the latest skills and knowledge to ensure they can operate at their optimum as Safety Representatives/Safety Committee members.
Learners who successfully complete this course will:
- Renew their understanding of the concepts of the promotion of safety, health and welfare in the workplace
- Be familiar with the most up to date core health and safety legislation
- Understand the role, the rights and the function of the safety representative
- Renew their understanding of the importance of the safety statement, hazard identification and risk assessment
- Be able to explain fire hazards, their sources and the requirement for the fire prevention controls
- Renew their understanding of the communication process and effective participation at meetings
- Renew their understanding of the factors of accident causation, describe prevention strategies and policies
The course will cover the following topics and include any additional topics as requested by learners.
- Safety Representation and Safety Consultation
- Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
- Risk Control and Behavioural Safety
- Accidents and Incident Reporting and Investigation
- Workplace Inspections
- Influencing, Communicating and Negotiating
- Sources of Health and Safety Information
- Preparing and Implementing the Safety Statement
- Common hazards including: fire, chemicals, manual handling, repetitive handling, DSE workstations, bullying, work related stress, work equipment, work at heights.
How you will learn
The training method employs a practical approach to learning with detailed presentations, individual exercises, group work and interactive discussions.
Number of participants
To optimise the benefits to the learners, programme numbers will be restricted to 6 learners. This will allow the day to be customised, as far as possible, to the individual training needs of each learner.
The assessment will comprise a safety inspection checklist which will be prepared during the programme.
Successful learners will be awarded an Occupational Health + Safety Services Certificate Safety Representative – Refresher Training.
Safety Representative Refresher Training Upcoming Course Dates:
Date: Friday 27th September 2019|
Time: 9.15am - 4.30pm
Venue: Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway
In-house training programmes from €700
Contact: MARY MURPHY 091-563207 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please tick the topics on the list according to their priority for you from the downloaded form
For details on upcoming courses Email OHSS or Tel: Mary Murphy at 091-563207
Mary Murphy MMedScOccHealth BSc CMIOSH LFOH