The aim of this course is to introduce carefully selected candidates to the subject of Safety Representatives for both the on and offshore industries and will provide delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills, to enable them to understand the appropriate legislation associated with the safety representatives role what is required of them and skills and techniques relating to their responsibilities This course is a combination of theory and practical content and will require delegate participation in various practical scenarios and classroom role play which will provide delegates with confidence and skills to carry out their duties as a Safety Representative.
In 1977, the Safety Committee Regulations (SRSC Regs) 1977 were born and according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in 2000, it has been estimated that the regulations have saved thousands of lives and prevented more than a quarter of a million serious injuries. According to the Health and Safety Executive, this has been partly due to the impact and effectiveness of the company Safety Representatives.
With elected safety representatives, their pro-active approach and close relationship with both employers and employees have the skills & knowledge to identify potential situations regarding health, safety and welfare, thereby protecting your major investments your employees.
Not applicable for this course
On successful completion of this course delegates would have completed a number of practical tests, and have shown their ability to carry out their duties by participating in classroom role play relating to various possible workplace scenarios.
On successful completion of this course delegates will be provided an In House Training Providers Certificate
The functions of a Safety Representative
Electing a Safety Representative
The legal rights of a Safety Representative
Introduction to current, common legislation
Dealing with disputes
Role of the HSE
Workplace inspections & report writing
Accidents the causes and investigation