Between 2015/16, it was reported that 621,000 injuries occurred at work, contributing to 30.4 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury (HSE).
There are serious consequences, other than substantial fines, for employers falling foul of their obligations, with many recent cases resulting in imprisonment.
Croner, National Human Resources and Health & Safety Consultancy, have specialised in safety in the workplace for over 70 years, from advising best practice to implementing policies and procedures.
Stephen Thomas, Croner Health and Safety expert, says: “Minimising risk and exposure will always begin with educating, and investing in, your staff.
“Ensuring that your staff are equipped with adequate knowledge and training will lessen the chances of a serious incident occurring, and ensure that best practice is bred among the workforce.”
Croner provide a range of health and safety courses to educate all levels of staff, both accredited and non-accredited, covering basic safety to specialised areas, as below. To enquire about the courses, please email email@example.com.
9-10 & 16-17 May 2017 (Hinckley, Leicestershire)
This accredited course is aimed at managers and supervisors in any sector/organisation. It’s designed to bring managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take and legislation updates to handle health and safety in their teams.
- Assessing and controlling risks
- Understanding responsibilities
- Identifying hazards
- Investigating accidents and incidents
6-7 June 2017 (Hinckley, Leicestershire)
This course is ideal for organisations where manual handling training is routinely required, i.e. for large workforces or high staff turnover. Managers or Supervisors will be trained and educated so they are able to deliver training to staff themselves, so there is no need to hire a consultancy to provide repeat training.
- Principles of movement (functionality of the spine)
- Associated risk factors and safe principles
- Correct manual handling techniques
- Competence and confidence for managers to deliver training to colleagues
27 April 2017 (Manchester) & 29 June 2017 (Hinckley, Leicestershire)
Risk assessments are vitally important in the workplace, as they form an integral part of a good occupational health and safety management plan. This course is invaluable in helping to protect your organisation from risk, and ensuring legal obligations are met.
- Understanding the principles of risk assessment
- How to carry out risk assessments
- Case law
- Applying understanding to your workplace
23 May 2017 (Manchester) & 4 July 2017 (Hinckley, Leicestershire)
Working safely is a one day, accredited course for people at any level and any sector needing a grounding in health and safety. It’s designed to give staff an introduction to health and safety.
- Defining hazard and risk
- Identifying common hazards
- Improving safety performance
- Protecting our environment
14 June 2017 (Manchester)
The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 requires employers to carry out specific work station assessments. This course will provide delegates with the necessary skills to undertake a suitable and sufficient workstation assessment.
- Understanding work station assessments
- Case law and legislation
- Ability to and knowledge of how to adjust workstations accordingly
- Avoiding musculoskeletal injuries
11 July 2017 (Manchester)
This course assures that, should an accident occur, it is handled appropriately, including a follow-up investigation into the root causes. Delegates will have a clear understanding of the importance of reporting, and the steps to take to ascertain correct steps are taken.
- Investigating accidents and primary root causes of accidents
- Actions that can be taken to reduce further incidents
- Dealing with enforcement bodies who may investigate
All courses are delivered by experts and IOSH accredited trainers. Bespoke training can also be offered, covering specific topics, varying length of content etc. combining courses or tailoring them entirely, to suit your organisation’s requirements.
To register your interest for any of the above courses or for any enquiries, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively speak to a member of the team on 0844 561 8143.
Visit us at www.croner.co.uk