Managing Health and Safety at Work - An Essential Overview
2nd July 2015 09:30-13:00
Location: IP-City Centre - Conference Venue
If you don’t manage your health and safety correctly you are gambling with your business. You are also putting your employees at risk from suffering from pain, anxiety and loss of earnings. This half-day essential update, presented jointly with Andrew Peck of Andrew Peck Safety Solutions Ltd, provides you with a practical refresher about the law and best practice approach to managing health and safety at work.
Who should attend?
Managers with any responsibility for health and safety will find this half-day update of real value and benefit. The cost of getting health and safety obligations wrong can be expensive in management time, business reputation and to the employee who gets hurt. This update is the cost effective opportunity to update you about how to manage health and safety at work.
Briefing format and speakers
Using a combination of talks and a case study the speakers will provide expert explanations and guidance.
Andrew Peck from Andrew Peck Safety Solutions Limited provides clients with qualified and trusted health and safety advice. Andrew is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner (IOSH (CMIOSH)).
Simon Quantrill and Julie Temple from Quantrills are expert employment law solicitors who specialise in helping employers achieve their business objectives.
Topics to be covered
Health and safety law and regulations can be complicated to understand and apply. It’s not always clear-cut what steps should be taken with a particular activity or task. Complying with your health and safety duties can also be time consuming and difficult to get right. Our chosen topics are designed to give you the knowledge and confidence to make sure your organisation’s approach to health and safety reflects best practice and is fit for purpose.
Law and regulations
- The business cost of health and safety risk
- The health and safety legal and regulatory frame work
- Your Health and Safety policy and management
- Risk Assessments
- Documenting health and safety procedures
- Directors’ health and safety responsibilities and liabilities
- Accident investigations
- Enforcement of health and safety laws
People at work
- Discrimination at work
- Display screen equipment
- Manual handling injuries
- Stress at work
- Maternity and the pregnant employee
- Occupational diseases
- Ill health and sickness
- Making sense of medical and occupational health reports
- First Aid
- Use of chemicals and other hazardous substances
- Heath risk assessments
- Health surveillance
- Selection of work equipment
- Principles of machinery safety
- Planned maintenance
- Lifting operations and equipment
- Fire prevention
- Electrical safety
Employment tribunal claims
- Unfair dismissal
- Constructive dismissals
- Whistle blowers
- How to plan for a health and safety crisis
£125 + VAT per person. Additional delegates £95 + VAT. Plus online booking fee.
Certificate of Attendance for each delegate
Comprehensive speaker notes included in the cost.
Tea and Coffee on arrival and mid-morning and buffet lunch all included in ticket price.
Please email email@example.com or call 01473 688100.