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Health & Safety Awareness Training
'Jargon free Health & Safety Awareness for Property People at all levels'
provide Health & Safety awareness training for managers and landlords of property and site based staff such as maintenance operatives,
caretakers, cleaners etc.
Our training programmes are structured to deliver relevant and
appropriate content that is free of technical jargon and specific to the working activities and environment.
Training can be provided at 4site offices, clients own premises or on-site at perhaps a managed property. On-site training can be very effective for site based staff as it can include specific training in the actual working environment. Upon completion of the training a certificate will be issued to each attendee.
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The technical bit…
Health & Safety Awareness Training addresses the requirements of The Health and Safety at Work etc.
Act 1974 (Section 2c) that requires the employer to provide whatever information, instruction, training and
supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of employees.
Also under Section 7b of the Act employees have a duty to co-operate with the employer for the training provided.
This requirement is expanded by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, which identify situations
where health and safety training is particularly important, e.g. when people start work, on exposure to new or
increased risks and where existing skills may have become rusty or need updating. There are a number of
other regulations that include specific health & safety training requirements, e.g. asbestos, and first
aid however, for managers of property and site staff, good quality activity/site specific, general health & safety
awareness training will provide an effective base to meet with the requirements.
Employers should carry out a training needs assessment as some employees may have particular training needs, such as new recruits who will
need basic induction training into how to work safely on site, including any arrangements for first aid, fire and evacuation.
Also, people changing jobs or taking on extra responsibilities need to know about any new health and safety implications. Young employees are particularly
vulnerable to accidents and you need to pay particular attention to their needs, so their training should be a priority.
Employers and employees involved in the management of property require health & safety training which should include how to identify the hazards and control risks.
Employers should communicate (through training perhaps) to employees, including property managers and site based staff, what they expect from them in the management of
health & safety at their properties and make them aware of the organisations policy & procedures and how these should be implemented.
Employees, including self-employed people, need to know how to work safely at the property and without risks to health.
Employees may also need training in the property specific hazards, health & safety processes and how it is expected any risks should be controlled.
Employers should take into account the capabilities, training, knowledge and experience of employees and ensure that the demands of the job do
not exceed their ability to carry out their work without risk to themselves and others.
What to do…
Ensure that a training needs assessment is carried out for all employees including Directors, Property/Building Managers and Site Based Staff.
Ensure that appropriate and relevant health & safety training is provided for all employees. Directors and Managers will require different training to Site Based Staff.
Ensure an on-going programme of training and refresher training is devised and implemented for all employees.
Ensure that all employees are made aware of the organisations health & safety policies and procedures.