Health And Safety Training

Excellent health and safety in the workplace are essential for ensuring staff well-being and improving productivity. Our wide range of training courses are designed to make sure that you and your staff are up-to-date with all of the latest requirements. Everybody who works for you needs to know how to work safely and without risk to their health. This includes contractors and self-employed people.

Our portfolio of health and safety training courses includes…

Risk Assessment Training

Risk Assessment Training

Risk assessments are extremely useful tools for helping to lessen the possibility of injury in the workplace. 

This course explains when risk assessments are required, why they are necessary, and how to complete them. It provides you with all the skills required to notice and reduce risks.

Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Manual handling errors can easily lead to injury. Our training course teaches the correct way to lift, lower, push, and pull. We also offer a manual handling instructor course, teaching all of the skills to instruct others in your workplace.

Fire Warden Training

Fire Warden Training

The Fire Warden works alongside the Fire Safety Manager. Our training teaches all of the skills required to carry out important tasks such as: ensuring fire safety measures and evacuation procedures are in place and effective; selection and use of fire extinguishers; monitoring and delivering fire drills;and the recording of tests and evacuations.

Keeping your workplace safe is a legal requirement and shows your commitment to the workforce. Our courses ensure that your health and safety responsibilities are met by covering relevant legislation and regulations. 

The best part is that health and safety courses help to promote staff happiness, confidence and awareness within their roles and responsibilities.

Health And Safety Courses

We offer a wide variety of courses to suit any workplace. As well as the more general health and safety training courses listed above, we have more specific courses available to fulfil your requirements regardless of your sector.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid training provides the skills required to identify, understand and help someone in distress. This person can become a contact within your organisation trained to provide support to anyone who may be struggling. 

The courses are delivered with an openness that creates a safe environment to de-stigmatise, humanise and simplify perceptions of mental health. This course is accredited by Qualsafe Awards and delivered by SO Coach Training.

Emergency First Aid At Work

Emergency First Aid At Work

Vital for the safety of all staff, this emergency first aid at work training is also a beneficial life skill. This course includes acting safely and promptly in an emergency, administration of first aid for minor injuries (including shock, choking, unconsciousness), managing an accident/incident scene, and using a defibrillator. This course is certificated by Qualsafe Awards and delivered by SO Coach Training. 

Stress Awareness

Stress Awareness

Millions of working days are lost every year due to stress. This stress awareness training course helps people at all levels of your organisation identify and prevent stress at work – leading to a happier, healthier, and more productive workforce. 

We offer a wide variety of courses and in addition to the more general health and safety training listed above, we have specific courses available to fulfil your requirements.

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Construction Site Safety Scheme

The Construction Site Safety Scheme (CSSS) is a collection of health and safety training courses covering operative, supervisor, and management training. These courses have been developed by NPORS to support industry by providing the understanding and expertise to manage concerns including risks and environmental matters. 

All courses within the CSS Scheme have been approved and mapped by CITB allowing for grant claims and are recognised by BuildUK.

S001 Construction Safety Awareness

S001 Construction Safety Awareness

This 1-day course highlights potential hazards when working on-site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety are being put at risk. 

Upon completion candidates who have achieved the NPORS Site Safety Awareness Course can apply for the CSCS Green Labourers Card.

S029 Construction Site Safety Supervisor

S029 Construction Site Safety Supervisor

This 2 day course is for those who have, or are about to acquire, a supervisory role and therefore require an understanding of legal responsibilities relevant to their work. 

The course provides a sound knowledge base enabling them to give valuable assistance in safely supervising a construction site.

S031 Construction Site Safety Manager

S031 Construction Site Safety Manager

This 5-day course is designed for all individuals responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling, and administering a workforce. Typically these would be site managers, potential site managers, supervisors, and anyone with health and safety responsibilities.

S032 Construction Site Safety Manager Refresher

S032 Construction Site Safety Manager Refresher

A 2-day course to renew and refresh the knowledge learnt previously on the S031 course.

S033 Construction Site Safety Supervisor Refresher

S033 Construction Site Safety Supervisor Refresher

A 1-day course to renew and refresh the knowledge learnt previously on the S029 course.

Confined Spaces

A confined space is defined as ‘a space that is not fit for human habitation’ which can be due to limited access and egress. Serious injury can occur from hazardous substances or dangerous conditions within the space or nearby. It can be any space of an enclosed nature. 

Anyone who works in confined spaces will need an understanding of the risks, protocols, and procedures related to them. Our confined spaces training courses cover the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 as well as anything else you need to know.

Confined Spaces Awareness

Confined Spaces Awareness

Aimed at Managers, Supervisors, and Employers who are responsible for establishing a safe system of work, this training highlights the dangers associated with confined spaces, the steps that can be taken to reduce the risks, the legislation regarding operating in Confined Spaces, and the emergency arrangements and equipment that should be used.

Confined Spaces Low Risk

Confined Spaces Low Risk

Comprehensive training is still important to keep people safe in low-risk confined spaces such as loft spaces, basements, cellars, or anywhere where the depth/height is below 3 metres. This course ensures that all employees have knowledge of safe working methods in low-risk environments.

Confined Spaces Medium Risk

Confined Spaces Medium Risk

As well as covering everything from the low-risk training, this course expands to address more hazardous environments which may involve dangerous conditions, low oxygen levels, or harmful substances. This course includes navigation of the Confined Space, use of Emergency Escape Sets, and operation of the Tripod and Winch.

Legislation Awareness

Everywhere has something that can be considered a hazardous substance and, where contact may occur, it is important that everyone in the workplace has appropriate awareness training. COSHH regulations cover everything from dust to industrial acid, however, asbestos is covered by its own specific legislation and is, therefore, a separate course.

COSHH Regulations Training

COSHH Regulations Training

The Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations legally require employers (and their employees) to identify hazards and develop risk assessments to prevent harm to health. Our awareness course provides the know-how you need.

PUWER Regulation Awareness

PUWER Regulation Awareness

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 places particular responsibilities on people and organisations who own, operate or control work equipment. Our PUWER Awareness course breaks down the legislation and explains how it is relevant to your industry including the information you need to comply with this regulation.

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness

Suitable for all trades and supervisors, asbestos awareness training will help you to understand the dangers from asbestos and be able to recognise it in its various forms. Asbestos may be present in any buildings built or refurbished up to the year 2000, which makes this course important for anyone who may work on these structures. Remember you can’t see or smell asbestos fibres in the air, so you need to be able to identify and call the experts as soon as it is discovered.

LOLER Regulation Awareness

LOLER Regulation Awareness

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 legislate the safe handling and operation of lifting equipment at work. This course gives you a thorough understanding of the regulations, your responsibilities, and how to meet them.

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