Health and Safety Courses

ND Safety Limited are Health & Safety Advisors in Sheffield offering Health and Safety Advisory Services and Training Courses in Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham areas. We offer a huge array of Health and Safety Courses designed to cover all health and safety requirements.

Use of Abrasive Wheels

Aim of the Course
With updates in current health and safety legislation arriving continually it is sometimes difficult to keep yourself and your staff abreast of changes. In 1998 an amended version of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations came into force and as part of these new regulations the Abrasive Wheels Regulations were revoked. This course will cover the updates and will go through the requirements necessary for an operative to be classed as competent to mount, use and change abrasive wheels.

Duration
3 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Abrasive wheels safety (HSG 17)
  • Practical demonstrations and exercises

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Chemical Safety

Aim of the Course
To give delegates an understanding of the main hazards and risks associated with chemicals, chemical categories, sources of information and control strategies. The course will also cover current legislation relating to chemical and biological safety and look at how to carry out a risk assessment.

Duration
3 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2004
  • Chemical types and forms
  • Biological hazards
  • Control strategies
  • Sources of information
  • Risk assessment strategies

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Construction Safety

Aim of the Course
To give delegates an understanding of the main dangers associated with the construction industry, categories of employees who may be at risk and legislation relating to construction work. The course will also cover control strategies, risk assessments and the production of method statements.

Duration
6 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Construction Design and Management Regulations 1994
  • The Construction (Head Protection) Regulations 1989
  • The Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
  • Risk assessments
  • Method statements
  • Permits to work

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Corporate Manslaughter What you need to know

Aim of the Course
As health and safety legislation constantly changes and penalties become more severe, corporate employers must be aware of the new charge of corporate manslaughter they can be charged with. This short course will cover the legal system as it currently stands and what systems employers must put in place to prevent the risk of accidents and injuries.

Duration
3 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law including the new charge of corporate manslaughter
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Risk assessments
  • Documented systems required by law

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Fire

Aim of the Course
To introduce delegates to the main risks from fire, the fire triangle, types of fire and methods of fire fighting. The course will also cover fire risk assessments which all employers must carry out under current legislation.

Duration
3 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Types of fire
  • Methods of fire fighting
  • Fire risk assessment
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety Order) 2005

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Manual Handling

Aim of the Course
Back injuries are still one of the most common lost time injuries at work and as a result employers must look to give all employees training, information and instruction in correct lifting techniques. This half day course will cover these subjects and give delegates an understanding of the current health and safety legislation relating to this subject. The course will allow for practical exercises in correct lifting and handling.

Duration
3 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • The body and how it lifts
  • Kinetic lifting techniques
  • Practical demonstrations and exercises

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Mechanical Handling

Aim of the Course
The course will cover the main dangers associated with mechanical handling/lifting of loads. It will look at fork lift truck safety, use of cranes, hoists and slings and mechanical devises such as pallet trucks. It will also cover the new legislation with regards to mechanical handling and look at control strategies where risks exist.

Duration
6 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Fork lift truck safety
  • Implementing safe systems of work

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Noise in the Workplace

Aim of the Course
To make delegates aware of the risks associated with noise, how noise can affect them, transmission paths for noise and methods of control.

Duration
3 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Noise at Work Regulations 2006
  • Noise
  • Noise assessments
  • Control strategies

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Health and Safety in the Office

Aim of the Course
Although offices are generally classed as low risk environments, they do contain many hazards. This course will look at the most common office hazards, carrying out risk assessments on these and putting in controls to reduce them. It will also give delegates a brief introduction to some of the current health and safety legislation and how this applies to offices.

Duration
6 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Fire in the office
  • Ergonomics
  • General office safety
  • Practical demonstrations and exercises

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Basic Risk Assessment

Aim of the Course
Since 1992 all companies have had a legal obligation to carry out, document and communicate risk assessments. This course will look at different types of hazards and risks, the types of people that may be affected and how to adequately control such risks to prevent the chance of people being injured. There will be an opportunity during the course to carry out some practical assessments on various occupational areas.

Duration
6 hours.

Course Content

  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Machinery Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Chemical safety
  • Display screen equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Fork lift truck safety
  • Construction safety

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Asbestos

Aim of the Course
Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, every employer is now required to ensure that employees who are likely to be exposed to asbestos receive adequate information, instruction and training. This is to be given at regular intervals, and needs to cover

Course Content

  • The properties of asbestos & its effects on health
  • The types of product or materials likely to contain asbestos
  • The operations which could result in exposure and the preventive controls that minimise exposure
  • Safe working practices, control measures and protective equipment
  • The purpose, choice, limitations, use and maintenance of RPE
  • Emergency procedures
  • Hygiene requirements
  • Decontamination procedures
  • Waste handling procedures
  • Medical examination requirements
  • Control limits and air monitoring

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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Cross Country Pipelines Health and Safety Passport

Cross Country Pipelines Health, Safety and Environment awareness passport. Covers basic awareness of health & safety and environmental law in addition to good practice on sites and hazards and risks specific to the pipeline construction industry. CSCS affiliated.

 

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CCPHSE Supervisors Course

The course content and delivery specification is determined through consultation with the employers involved in the work activity, and is produced and implemented by Energy & Utility Skills (EU Skills) on the industry’s behalf.

 

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National Water Hygiene

Industry wide hygiene awareness required for entry to sites with restricted operations. Deals with health, hygiene and potential contamination issues for working on potable water sites whether fixed (eg. water treatment works) or transient works on the water network. Often referred to as the “blue card”.

 

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Safe Control of Operations / Great Britain

Safe Control of Operations for named Competent Persons and Authorising Engineers engaged in routine and non-routine operations on the gas networks.

 

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Safety Health and Environmental Awareness / Core

Safety, Health & Environment Awareness passport scheme for operatives working within the utilities sector. Covers basic awareness of health & safety and environmental law in addition to good practice on sites. CSCS affiliated.

 

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Safety Health and Environmental Awareness / Waste Management

Safety, Health & Environment Awareness passport scheme for operatives working within the waste management industry. Covers basic awareness of health & safety and environmental law in addition to good practice on sites. CSCS affiliated.

 

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Utility Safety Health and Environmental Awareness / Electricity

Safety, Health & Environment Awareness passport scheme for operatives working within the Electricity transmission and distribution industries. Covers basic awareness of health & safety and environmental law in addition to good practice on sites. CSCS affiliated.

 

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Utility Safety Health and Environmental Awareness / Gas

Safety, Health & Environment Awareness passport scheme for operatives working within the gas distribution industry. Covers basic awareness of health & safety and environmental law in addition to good practice on sites. Sector specific modules cover gas network environments and above ground installations. CSCS affiliated.

 

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Water Network Safety Passport

Health & Safety awareness for operatives working on the water network.
Replaced with Utility SHEA (Water).
National Plant Operators Scheme Slinger / Signaller.
For persons who are responsible for lifting loads.

 

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First Aid at Work

This is a comprehensive course covering a wide range of first aid emergencies. This course is very practical and includes scenarios and role play to build on candidates’ knowledge and confidence; enabling them to qualify as a First Aider for the workplace, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

 

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FAW Re-Qualification Course

Candidates wishing to attend this course must be in possession of a current ‘in date’ FAW certificate. If a candidates’ certificate has expired then the HSE require that they attend a 3/ 4 day FAW course.

 

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Emergency First Aid Course

This First Aid course can be tailored to meet the needs of the work environment. It is ideal for businesses needing to qualify staff to the level of Appointed Persons; to take responsibility for a first aid emergency and the first aid box in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations. This course is also recommended for those staff giving support to First Aiders in larger organisations.

 

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Paediatric First Aid Course

We have two course options and these meet various governing body approvals. The one day course programme meets the Health and Safety Executive recommendations for an Appointed Person in the Workplace, whilst the two day course programme meets the guidelines required by the EYDCP, SureStart Unit at the DfES, NCMA & the Pre School Learning Alliance.

 

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AED Course

Until recently cardiac defibrillation has been a specialist resuscitation skill confined to medical personnel. Technological advances have resulted in the production of a new generation of defibrillators, which are semi-automatic. In consequence non-medically trained personnel are able to deliver controlled electric shocks to patients in cardiac arrest.

  • Tunnel Passport Scheme.
  • New Qualification for Construction Tunnelling operatives, supervisors & managers.
  • Confined Space Awareness.
  • An awareness of the potential dangers of entering confined spaces , equipment requirements, atmospheric testing & rescue procedures.

 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to delegates completing the course
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More information and Enquiries

For more information and or general enquiries on the above or for any of the information throughout our website, please contact ND Safety Limited on 0114 269 9255