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Employee Safety Representatives

  • CIDO Innovation Centre
  • May 09, 2024
  • 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
  • 07549333964


1 Day

9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Min of 8 people


On Demand



Who is the course for?:

Appointed Representatives of Employee Safety and Safety Committee members and trade union Representatives.



Key Topics Covered:

Course objectives are;

To ensure you as Safety Representatives or Employee Elected Representatives understand

  • Why it is necessary to manage Health and Safety (moral, legal, financial reasons)
    – incl syndicate exercise on Direct and Indirect costs
  • How Health and Safety Law works
    –  Civil (duty of care, negligence etc) and Criminal Law
  • The principal health and safety legislation in Northern Ireland
    – Health and Safety at Work (NI) Order focussing on Employers
    and Employee responsibilities / Powers of HSE Inspectors
    – Management of Health and Safety at Work Regs
  • Understanding Risk Assessment
    How a risk assessment is carried out

  • What procedures should be in place in your building to ensure the health and safety of staff and visitors in the event of an emergency
  • The Safety Representatives and Safety Committee Regs 1977 / Health and Safety (Consultation with Employee) Regs 1996
    Your legal rights and responsibilities under this legislation
  • How to carry out a health and safety inspection incl syndicate exercise
    ‘What are the typical hazards you are likely to encounter in your workplace and what controls do you think should be in place to remove or reduce the risk from those hazards’ .
  • How to investigate a health and safety incident
    incl interviewing techniques, and what the likely legal outcomes will be (incl RIDDOR requirements)
  • How to prepare a health and safety report
    – structure of reports
    – interviewing techniques
    – remedial actions



How is the course assessed?

Multiple choice questions



May 9
09:30 - 16:30
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CIDO Innovation Centre
73 Charlestown Road
Craigavon, Country Armagh BT63 5PP United Kingdom
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