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Health & Safety Training

Our Health and Safety training courses are delivered by Safety Professionals with practical experience to Improve organisation-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures in addition to helping you understand your legal obligations and how we can help you with Health and Safety compliance.

  • IOSH Managing Safely Course

    This four day Managing Safety Course is Accredited by IOSH, The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health is designed for Managers to gain the knowledge and understanding they require to allow them to carry out their Health and Safety duties as Managers in a manor that is acceptable by law and also practical for the employees. The course will cover all aspects of Health and Safety in the 7 modules. Generally carried out in the client’s workplace or at the ACT Safety Training Offices in Glasgow for groups of up to 12 students. It is covered in 4 days in a single block, or 1 day a week to suit the client’s requirements.

    Who the course is for:

    • Anyone in a management or supervisory role.

    Why it works:

    • Designed for managers and supervisors in any sector and in any country
    • Provides the knowledge and tools required to manage safely
    • Flexibility of delivery that suits your business
    • Efficient and effective learning – health, safety and environmental basics covered in a single programme
    • Managers can attend the Managing Safely Refresher course three years after completion

    What to expect:

    • Memorable and thought-provoking facts and case studies
    • Modules backed by clear examples and recognisable scenarios
    • Summaries to reinforce key points
    • Checklists and materials supplied for subsequent use in the workplace
    • Interactive quiz and discussions
    • Practical exercise based on the operations of a real business
    • Successful delegates awarded a Managing Safely certificate

    Top 5 business benefits:

    • Greater productivity – fewer hours lost to sickness and accidents
    • Improved organisation-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
    • Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
    • Internationally recognised certification for managers and supervisors
    • Enhanced reputation within the supply chain

    Top 5 delegates benefits:

    • Ensures you can assess and control risks and hazards
    • Ensures you understand your own responsibilities for safety and health
    • Enables you to investigate incidents
    • Empowers you to measure your own performance
    • Allows for personal reflections on good practice

    Module 1Introducing Managing Safety Module 2Assessing Risk Module 3Controlling Risk Module 4Understanding Responsibilities Module 5Understanding Hazards Module 6Investigating Incidents Module 7Measuring Performance
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    Duration Four days
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • IOSH Managing Safely Refresher Course

    This one day Managing Safely Refresher Course is accredited by IOSH, The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and recommended to be carried out within three years of completing the full four day course. The five modules will confirm the knowledge that each student gained in the previous course and allow them to learn the changes that have taken place as well as the new legislation to have been implemented over the previous three years. Generally carried out in the client’s workplace or at the ACT Safety Training Offices in Glasgow for groups of up to 12 students. It is covered in one day.

    Who the course is for:

    • Anyone in a management or supervisory role, who has completed the full Managing Safely course.

    Why it works:

    • Practical classroom-based course, with step-by-step guidance
    • Efficient and effective learning
    • Delivered flexibly to suit any business
    • Memorable facts and thought provoking case studies

    What to expect:

    • Modules backed by clear examples and recognisable scenarios
    • Summaries to reinforce key points
    • Checklists and materials supplied for subsequent use in the workplace
    • Practical exercise based on the operations of a real business
    • Successful delegates receive a Managing Safely Refresher certificate

    Top 5 business benefits:

    • Greater productivity – fewer hours lost to sickness and accidents
    • Improved organisation-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
    • Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
    • Internationally recognised certification for managers and supervisors
    • Enhanced reputation in the supply chain

    Top 5 delegates benefits:

    • Refreshes knowledge
    • Builds on existing capabilities
    • Puts Managing Safely into action
    • Applies refreshed knowledge to the Plan-Do-Check-Act model and links back to the workplace
    • Allows for personal reflections on good practice

    Module 1Thinking back Module 2Refreshing your Knowledge Module 3Building on what you know Module 4Putting managing safely into practice Module 5Applying the management system
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    Duration One day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • IOSH Working Safely Course

    Generally carried out in the client’s workplace or at the ACT Safety Training Offices in Glasgow for groups of up to 12 students. This is a one-day course.

    Who the course is for:

    • Anyone – and everyone – in a working role who wants to learn the basics of safety and health.

    Why it works:

    • Designed for anyone, in any sector, worldwide
    • Provides the knowledge and tools required to work safely
    • Peace of mind from training that’s designed and quality controlled by us
    • Flexibility of delivery that suits your business
    • Internationally recognised and respected certification
    • Efficient and effective learning – health, safety and environmental basics covered in a single programme

    What to expect:

    • Memorable and thought-provoking facts and case studies
    • Modules backed by clear examples and recognisable scenarios
    • Summaries to reinforce key points
    • Checklists and materials supplied for subsequent use in workplace
    • Informal and interactive quizzes and discussions
    • Evaluation using a multi-format question paper and a multiple choice hazard spotting exercise
    • Choice of IOSH Working Safely certificate and/or the IOSH Safety Passport as proof of qualification

    Top 5 business benefits:

    • Minimal disruption – the programme is delivered in just one day (including assessment)
    • Greater productivity – fewer hours lost to sickness and accidents
    • Improved organisation-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
    • Internationally recognised certification for employees
    • Enhanced reputation within the supply chain

    Top 5 delegates benefits:

    • Classroom courses are recognised by CSCS as equivalent to a Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (does not apply to online courses)
    • Ensures delegates can define hazards and risks
    • Ensures delegates can identify common hazards
    • Improves overall safety performance

    Module 1Introducing Working Safely Module 2Defining Hazard and Risk Module 3Identifying Common Hazards Module 4Improving Safety Performance
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    Duration One day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Risk Assessment Course

    This half day course is designed for all levels of Employee and Managers. The course content will give guidance from the sections of the Health and Safety Law that is relevant to Risk Assessments. The course content will show the benefit of having a risk assessment carried out and how the information can reduce the chances of an accident or incident taking place. This a half-day course and normally delivered at the client’s workplace. Contents of the course includes:

    Aims

    • To give an understanding of the requirements of undertaking Risk Assessments in the workplace.

    Objectives

    • To show the advantages of carrying out Risk Assessments
    • Know how to undertake a Risk Assessment
    • Who should be involved in the Risk Assessment
    • When to undertake a Risk Assessment
    • What to Risk Assess

    Presentation

    • We discuss the Health and Safety at Work Act, in particular
    • Section 2, The Duty on the Employer
    • Section 7, The Duty on the Employee
    • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
    • Regulation 14, Duties on Employees
    • Regulation 3, The requirement of the Risk Assessment
    • Hierarchy of Risk Control
    • Near Miss reporting
    • Different types of Risk Assessment
    • Site Specific RA
    • Dynamic RA
    • Generic RA
    • Different types of hazards to be Risk Assessed
    • Schools and classroom Risk Assessments
    • Special cases to be Risk Assessed including:
    • Young persons
    • Expectant and nursing mothers
    • Workers with a disability
    • Lone workers

    Module 1The Law Module 2Definition of Hazard and Risk Module 3Level of Duty Module 4Hierarchy of Risk Control Module 5Risk Assessment Process Module 6Special cases for Risk Assessment
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    Duration Half Day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Accident Investigation and Reporting

    This half day course is designed for all levels of Managers who are responsible for carrying out and accident or incident investigation and the reporting mechanism that must be dealt with through the Health and Safety Law. . The course content will give guidance from the sections of the Health and Safety Law that is relevant to Accidents and Incidents. The course content will show the importance of the investigation in order to reduce the chances of a further incident. This is a half-day course and is normally delivered at the client’s workplace.

    Contents of the course includes:

    • Legal requirements, policies & procedures
    • What accidents and incidents to report
    • How to report accidents and incidents
    • RIDDOR
    • Why investigate
    • The “Causal Tree”
    • Investigation techniques
    • Interviewing
    • Recording and reporting
    • Epidemiological analysis
    • Accident rates
    • Handouts are supplied to students if required

    Presentation

    • We discuss the Health and Safety at Work Act, in particular
    • Section 2, The Duty on the Employer
    • Section 7, The Duty on the Employee
    • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
    • Regulation 14, Duties on Employees
    • We discuss Hazards and Risks
    • Accidents, Incidents and Near Miss incidents
    • Ethical and Moral reasons to report incidents
    • Look at the RIDDOR in detail and the forms to be completed
    • Methods of carrying out interviews with staff and visitors following an incident

    Module 1The Law Module 2Definitions of Accidents and Incidents Module 3Ethical and Moral Module 4Reporting through RIDDOR Module 5Moral, Legal & Financial Module 6Causal tree Module 7Investigating Incidents
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    Duration Half Day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Manual Handling Course

    This half day course is designed for all levels of Employee and Managers. The course content will give guidance from the sections of the Health and Safety Law that is relevant to Manual Handling. We will show the types of injury that can occur from poor manual handling and the safer way of lifting and carrying that could reduce the risk of a manual handling injury.

    This is a half-day course and normally delivered at the client’s workplace but can be delivered in our offices in Glasgow.

    Contents of the course includes:

    • Legal requirements, policies & procedures from the Health and Safety at Work Act, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
    • Hazard I.D. & Risk Assessment using the “TASK” model. Task – Individual – Load – Environment
    • Types of Injuries that can occur from manual handling and the areas of the body that are most likely to be affected
    • How to avoid injuries. Precautions to take to reduce injuries from occurring through training and managing the risks
    • Safe lifting and carrying. The correct method of lifting and carrying various loads
    • Videos and clips of injuries and practical guidance shown during the presentation
    • Handouts are supplied to each student

    Module 1The Law Module 2Injuries at Work Module 3The Back Module 4Lifting and Moving Techniques
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    Duration Half Day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179