Health & Safety

This course is aimed at health and safety personnel, supervisors and managers.

Course Content

On completion of the course participants will:

  • Understand the legal implications of health and safety in the workplace
  • Become aware of the general duties of employers and employees under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005
  • Understand the duties of the Employer as derived from Common Law
  • Become familiar with the vicarious liability clause
  • Recognise precautionary and preventative measures that should be undertaken
  • Become aware of the new Code of Practice 2001 for forktruck operations including the responsibilities of managers and supervisors in equipment maintenance, training, certification and record keeping
  • Be able to audit controls, procedures and records to ensure compliance

Training Methodology

The workshop will be very much interactive and participative. Questions will be encouraged throughout the session. Support materials will be provided.