Health & Safety Training

Created for those responsible for managing risk within your business, our range of engaging and highly respected courses are designed to help your business become fully compliant with applicable Regional and International Health and Safety Regulations. Not only does compliance with regulations demonstrate your commitment to employee welfare and corporate social responsibility, but it also helps inspire confidence amongst customers and suppliers.

Oxford IC Training Strategy

  • Designed to meet regulatory and customer requirements
  • Highly-qualified instructors with diverse industrial experience
  • Individual support for learners, both during and after our courses
  • Excellent mix of practical and interactive exercises
  • Convenient ways to study: online, in the classroom, at your workplace and distance learning

In a nutshell learning with Oxford IC will enable delegates to benefit from our extensive experience in EHS management, acquired over a long period. We’ve educated people from all over the world and have developed expert teaching techniques to meet 100% satisfaction of the delegates.

Please contact training@oxfordic.co.uk for more details about bespoke training for your company.

We offer the following health and safety courses: 

1.1 Health and Safety for Directors and Senior Managers

 

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Training Objectives

  • Company owners and the senior management must make sure compliance with applicable Regional and International Health and Safety Regulations.
  • The one-day course is designed for senior managers, directors, board members and human resource professionals who have responsibility for managing the health and safety in the workplace.
  • The face-to-face course is delivered in an interactive way with students assuming the role of directors of a company.
  • It covers legal requirements, risk management and individual as well as corporate responsibilities.
  • It also provides an understanding as to how best practice can increase productivity and benefit the bottom line.
  • On completion of the course, delegates will be able to confidently implement best practice in their organisation.
  • This training can be arranged as bespoke training for your company to meet your needs and any potential issues that might be unique to your business. This option will also enable you to save on travel and accommodation costs, whilst training a whole team at your workplace is often more cost-effective too.

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1.2 Managing Health and Safety at Work

  • Know the legal requirements of the MHSWR 1999 and the requirements of employers, employees and others
  • Identify the requirements for carrying out Risk Assessment and the principles of prevention
  • Know the benefits to an employer of having appropriate health and safety arrangements, health surveillance and competent health and safety assistance
  • Identify the need for procedures covering serious and imminent danger and contact with external services
  • Understand the need for adequate capabilities and training

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1.3 Training for In-Company EHS Trainers

  • Understand the legal duties of all employers under the Health and Safety at Work
  • Understand applicable International and Regional Health and Safety Regulations and the requirements to provide information, instruction and training
  • Know the principles of Health and Safety Training and how to develop a Health & Safety training strategy
  • Recognize the requirement to provide employees with information on risks to health
  • Preventative measures, safety measures and responsibilities that arise from work activities
  • Identify who needs to be trained and to what level
  • Identify the most suitable effective methods of training delivery

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1.4 Accidents Prevention, Reporting and Investigation

Training Objectives…..

  • Understand the main causes of accidents; unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, mechanical failures, etc.
  • Understand legal, moral and economic considerations for accident reduction
  • Understand the various control methods that can be implemented to reduce the likelihood of accidents
  • Identify the factors contributing to a safe system of work
  • Understand the importance of and benefits of accident reporting
  • Identify the key stages involved in reporting an accident
  • Understand the requirements for accident reporting
  • Identify major injuries and dangerous occurrences
  • Understand the process or reporting and time constraints imposed under RIDDOR
  • Understand the definition of an accident and a near-miss and the importance of investigation
  • Understand the need to establish causal factors to assist in the prevention of recurrences
  • Understand the roles of investigators, the safety officer and the regulatory bodies in various phases of an accident investigation
  • Identify those who might be involved, affected or interested in an accident
  • Recognize the importance of managing evidence and witness interview

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1.5 Electrical Safety Training

Training Objectives…..

  • Identify the main causes of electrical hazards in the workplace
  • Understand the effects of electricity on the human body
  • Identify the main requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Know how to apply common precautions to reduce the possibility of electric shock
  • Identify user checks to ensure safety of electrical equipment

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1.6 Prevention of Explosions Initiated by Electrical Sources

Training Objectives…..

  • Understand explosive atmospheres and safe working in such atmospheres
  • Understand regulatory requirements for explosive atmospheres
  • Know definitions of substance groups, temperature classes, density of gases, flammable range and explosive range, minimum Ignition Energy (MIE), etc.
  • Understanding of the basic requirements of area classification
  • Understand the Equipment Protection Levels
  • Know the protection concepts as applied to equipment for use in explosive atmospheres e.g. Electrical concepts – d, e, m, n, o, p, q and i;
  • Identify what cable types and cable glands types are suitable for use with which protection concept
  • Review the requirements of IEC 60079-14:2008 with regard to the installation of both electrical and intrinsically safe installations in explosive atmospheres
  • Review the requirements of IEC 60079-17:2007 with regard to the inspection and
  • Understanding of the additional importance of permit to work systems and safe isolation in relation to explosion protection

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1.7 Manual Handling

Training Objectives…..

  • Identify the main types of manual handling injuries, their causes and factors that can increase their likelihood
  • Know the duties of employers and employees regarding the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Understand the principles of assessing and reducing the risks arising from particular lifting operations
  • Identify what should be included in a training programme to help reduce manual handling injuries
  • Know how loads can be moved safely by following safe lifting techniques

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1.8 PPE Selection, Use and Care

Training Objectives…..

  • Identify the main types of PPE for various parts of the body, and the hazards they offer protection against
  • Understand what factors must be considered when assessing PPE requirements
  • Understand the importance of ergonomic considerations when selecting PPE
  • Understand why information, instruction and training in the use, maintenance and storage of PPE is critical to employee safety
  • Identify the limitations of PPE
  • Understand Special PPE requirements for electric shock protection and electrical arc flash protection

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1.9 Risk Assessment

Training Objectives…..

  • Understand the legal obligations for employers relating to risk assessments and terminology used in MHSWR 1999
  • Understand the ‘5 Steps’ principle of suitable and sufficient risk assessment
  • Identify a range of hazards; physical, electrical, chemical, biological, etc.
  • Identify who might be harmed and how, and understand how to evaluate the risk
  • Know how existing and additional control measures can help reduce residual risk

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1.10 PTW Systems Training

  • Understand the Requirements for a written Permit-to-Work system
  • Identify basic principles and philosophy of organizational safety rules
  • Understand the responsibilities of persons
  • Know the tools available in the market
  • Understand the LOTOV system
  • Understand the requirements for supplementary permits for high risk activities including confined space entry, hot work operations, etc.
  • Understand the requirements for energized work

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1.11 NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Protection Training

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1.12 Chemical Safety

Training Objectives…..

  • Identify various substances that are hazardous to health, possible routes of entry and the effects on the body
  • Know the main requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
  • Regulations 2002 and the duties it imposes on employers, employees and the self employed
  • Recognize chemical and biological hazards associated with a wide range of activities and situations
  • Understand the factors to be considered when completing a COSHH risk assessment
  • Identify the main control measures used to prevent exposure to hazardous substances
  • Safe handling of the chemicals used in water treatment plants
  • Safe handling of the chemicals used in power generation plants

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1.13 Lifting Operations

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