Health & Safety for Business Owners

This workshop explains the principles of managing health and safety to prevent employees, customers or the general public from getting hurt or becoming ill through work based activities.

What to expect from this event

Health and Safety law: general duties of employers regarding health and safety, health and safety policies and definitions of ‘hazard’, ‘risk’, ‘safe’ and ‘competent person’.

  • The working environment: Workplace Regulations and Safety Sign Legislation
  • Risk assessments: identifying hazards and risks and conducting and reviewing your risk assessment
  • Occupational health: work-related ill health and steps to prevent it and controlling hazards associated with work-related ill health
  • Accidents and emergencies: factors which can cause accidents to happen, the importance of recording accidents and near miss accidents, reporting of injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) and Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations

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Essential Info

8th October 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Train Shetland
North Gremista Industrial Estate
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0PX

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