Health and Safety

Harrow Council’s Training Academy is a Centre of Excellence that offers a range of health and safety courses suitable for those working in a business up to those managing / running them. These courses will ensure the safety of employees and customers and will ensure you understand the legal requirements around health & safety in a practical, interactive manner.

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Risk Assessment

A half day course designed specifically for those who have been appointed to carry out Risk Assessment in respect of general risks associated with their area of work or those that have management responsibilities in respect of the premises where they are based.

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Level 2

A one day course, this qualification is designed to help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety by enabling learners to understand the basic principles of risk assessment.

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Level 3

A two to three day course. This qualification provides a thorough understanding of the main categories of accidents and ill health, their socio-economic costs and the benefits of good health and safety management.

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Health & Safety in the Workplace

Level 2

A one day externally accredited course is designed to help candidates understand their legal responsibilities and to provide an awareness of the main pieces of legislation that govern health and safety in the workplace.

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Level 3

A three day externally accredited course is designed for supervisors/managers who have direct responsibilities for Health and safety in their jobs.

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Manual Handling

A one day course. If staff are undertaking potentially hazardous manual handling activities, it is a Legal requirement under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations to ensure that effective training is provided and a manual handling risk assessment is undertaken where such tasks cannot be avoided.

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COSHH Awareness

A half day course designed specifically for those who work with harmful substances and those that supervise works where harmful substances are used or are present.

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Accredited Health and Safety training designed to ensure employees are aware of their own safety, safety of customers and the public

Accidents and incidents cost £14billion per year (HSE)