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Directors Responsibilities

Owners, Directors and Managers have a legal obligation to comply with Health and Safety Legislation. Failure to do so can result in being held personally liable resulting in fines and or imprisonment.

The aim of the programme is to ensure our clients are legislative compliant and run a safe operation.

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Electrical Safety Training

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
Our online Electrical Safety course is designed to promote an understanding within your company that encourages all staff to consider the risks associated with working with electricity, identify common hazards, carry out safe procedures and understand the controls associated with working with electricity. Electricity can be fatal and this course will ensure that staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe.

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Health and Safety Roles for Managers and Supervisors

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
Managers and supervisors have a defined responsibility under Health and Safety Regulations for the safety of those under their control.

This course is aimed at managers and supervisors who want a clear understanding of their health and safety obligations and the obligations of others within their organisation.

This course is a vital requirement for management in any organisation.

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IOSH Managing Safety- Health and Safety Roles for Managers and Supervisors

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
Managers and supervisors in all types of organisations who want to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's policy and best practice in Health and Safety.

Overview
This course will help people who implement policy appreciate what is required. It will give participants the tools to introduce new controls or implement changes as appropriate to ensure health and safety in the workplace

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Nebosh - Certificate - Delivered by 3rd Party Training Organisation

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities (e.g. managers, supervisors and all staff) to discharge more effectively their organisational duties and functions.

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NEBOSH - Diploma Delivered by 3rd Party Training Organisation

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
The course is aimed at Health and safety personnel at all levels. It is an internationally recognised qualification and ideal for those working in all parts of the globe.

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Internal Occupational Health & Safety Management System Auditor Training (ISO 45001) : 2 Days

 Classroom Course

Overview:
Irrespective of whether a company is a manufacturing or service industry, it has a statutory obligation to operate in a manner that safeguards the health and safety of its workforce. Implementation of a recognised occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system such as ISO 45001 is one way to meet that obligation.

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Internal Occupational Health & Safety Management Lead Auditor Training (ISO 45001) : 5 Days

 Classroom Course

Overview
Irrespective of whether a company is a manufacturing or service industry, it has a statutory obligation to operate in a manner that safeguards the health and safety of its workforce. Implementation of a recognised occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system such as ISO 45001 is one way to meet that obligation.

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Implementation Of ISO 45001 : 2 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
Implementation of a recognised occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system such as ISO 45001 will lead to reduced accidents, and will ensure that your company is efficient, effective and productive. This course is a 2 day workshop for participants to help them implement and improve their safety management system. We will bring our hands on practical experience to show you how to achieve this, and ensure that risk management becomes a part of your daily business.

The workshop will show you how to develop a simple, comprehensive and effective safety management system that has helped several organisations achieve certification, while saving time and money.

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Introduction to the Safety Statement

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for all staff in the workplace to enable them to have a better understanding of the safety statement

Overview
The course is ½ day which will introduce staff to the Safety Statement. It will give staff a better understanding and enable them to use the safety statement in every day working conditions.

Management will by providing this course be communicating health and safety policy to staff which is a requirement by law.

The course will point out the importance of each section of the Safety Statement.

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Designing a Safety Statement

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Who Should Attend
This course is targeted at management and Staff with responsibility for the design and implementation of a company site specific Safety Statement.

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Fire Extinguisher Training : ½ Day

 Classroom Course

Overview
This Course is designed for all staff who may be called upon to safely use a fire extinguisher or other fire fighting equipment.

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Fire Safety : 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
The Course programme is aimed at personnel who have been appointed in an organisation to take responsibility for carrying out fire risk assessments at their place of work.

The aim of this training is to develop the candidate's knowledge and abilities in the field of Fire Risk Assessment. Once the training has been concluded, delegates will be able to develop adequate assessments and will have access to supporting information to assist them. Participants, on returning to their companies will have the option to use a web based system free of charge to manage their internal Fire risk assessment programme for a limited period.

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Risk Assessment Training: 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
The failure to identify hazards, assess risk and control risk (risk assessment) will lead to unnecessary losses within an organisation. If a consistent approach to risk assessment is not employed then not only will exposure to risk remain high, but opportunities to reduce or eliminate risk will be missed. This one day course focuses on ensuring every member of an organisation is aware of their responsibilities when it comes to Health and Safety. The course is ideal to bringing employees along and getting them involved in Risk Assessments and we feel by attending our risk assessment course it will be the best method in achieving this.

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Risk Assessment Training: 2 Days

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
The failure to identify hazards, assess risk and control risk (risk assessment) will lead to unnecessary losses within an organisation. If a consistent approach to risk assessment is not employed then not only will exposure to risk remain high, but opportunities to reduce or eliminate risk will be missed. Also, it will not be possible to compare risk data across the organisation as no standards are being applied. Legislation and the OHSAS18001 standard mandates that risk assessments are completed, but it does not tell you how to do these assessments.

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Laboratory Safety : ½ Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview:
Basic health and safety training often provides a good introduction to awareness of substances hazardous to health , but the importance of laboratory safety should be the subject of a focused training session for anyone required to use hazardous substances in a laboratory.

The session aims to promote awareness of the full range of substances hazardous to health in the laboratory.

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Health and Safety For Safety Representatives : 3 Days

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
This Course is to provide newly appointed Safety Representative with the understanding of the

  • Key areas of occupational health and safety legislation and guidance of their country
  • Enable the Safety Representative to become an integral part of the organisations Health and Safety management structure
  • Gain the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfill their role as an employee safety representative.

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Health and Safety Legislation: 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
This course is designed for Managers, Supervisors, Team leaders and Safety Representatives to become proficient in the area of Health and Safety legislation. On completion of the course delegates will have a clearer understanding as to Legal implications on individuals and organisations . Delegates will be better positioned to influence policy within their organisation.

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Manual Handling Instruction Fetac Level 6 : 5 Days

 Classroom Course

Overview
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to effectively design and deliver manual handling instruction for the workplace. Learners will be able to:

Communicate the principles and theories related to manual handling.

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Manual Handling

 Classroom Course

Overview
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Perform manual handling tasks specific to their workplace competently to a recognised standard.

Complete essential risk assessments prior to completing manual handling tasks.Identify Ergonomic factors associated with their work activities.Help to practically improve manual techniques in the workplace

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People Moving Instructors Course

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
This is a FETAC Level 6 People Handling instructor course for individuals who wish to deliver people handling courses in the workplace.

Please note that participants must have already completed and passed the Fetac Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Training Programme

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People Moving Course

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
The course is targeted at nurses & care staff engaged in the moving and handling of people. Staff must be trained in safe moving and handling techniques and informed of the dangers associated with unsafe moving and handling.

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Stress Management

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
This course is designed for all employees in the workforce.

Over 25% of the workforce say that they find their work either very or extremely stressful and in addition over half a million people report experiencing work-related stress at a level they believe has made them ill.

Stress can adversely affect every aspect of a persons well being and seriously impact an organisations ability to function effectively.

The aim of this course is to make employees more aware of the causes of stress and the steps that they can take to manage stress.

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VDU Workstation Ergonomic Risk Assessment : ½ Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
This course is designed to enable all employees at a Visual Display Unit (VDU) workstation to carry out and record a Ergonomic risk assessment of the area. This course will in the long run save time and money in the task of risk assessing every VDU work station in your organisation.

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Accident/Incident Investigation and Reporting: 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
The cost of accidents to business each year in human and financial terms is enormous. Determination of the root causes through effective reporting and investigation system is required to prevent recurrences of the accident and improve the management system. In addition, near misses (incidents) are opportunities for preventing accidents, and simple systems can be adopted to ensure that lessons can be learnt. A lot of information needs to be gathered quickly in a structured manner and shared with relevant personnel. Accident report and investigation data can help identify trends and further lead to a reduction of risk within the organisation.

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Chemical Safety : 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
A one day course that will allow middle management and employees involved in handling chemicals, gain a greater understanding of the hazards and planning required when dealing with chemicals.

Initially a site visit will be required to gain a greater understanding of the company's operations and requirements in relation to chemicals. Once this has been carried out an effective customised training programme can be designed.

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Machinery CE Marking: 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
The objective of this course is to give designers of machinery the knowledge and tools to design safe machinery in accordance with European Union Machinery, and associated Directives, and to declare compliance by CE Marking and to inform Companies buying machinery outside of the EU as to the legal implications of not buying CE marked Machinery

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Atex Awareness : 1 Day

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
This Course is targeted at all personnel within an organisation that require a clear understanding of the ATEX directives and how to successfully apply them to their operations. Ideally this course will be attended by Manufacturing Managers, Designers, Utility Managers and Engineers.

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Hazardous Substance : COSHH

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview:
Basic health and safety training often provides a good introduction to awareness of substances hazardous to health, but the importance of dealing with Hazardous Substances should be the subject of a focused training session for anyone required to use hazardous substances in the workplace.

The session aims to promote awareness of the full range of substances hazardous to health in the Workplace.

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Work Equipment Training

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
It is suitable for people with responsibility for reducing the risks from the use of equipment - including line managers, supervisors and safety representatives.

Overview
This occupational course will help delegates to understand the requirements of the regulations, and enable employers to meet their statutory obligations with relation to work equipment.

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Confined Spaces: Low Risk, Medium Or High Risk: 1 Day

 Classroom Course

Overview
This course is designed for any personnel required to work in Confined Space. The course is tailored to meet the target audience in terms of Low Risk, Medium Risk and High Risk confined space entry.

Course Content

  • Legislation Confined Spaces
  • Risk Assessment to identify what is a Low-Risk Confined Spaces
  • Hazards associated with Low-Risk Confined Spaces
  • Safe systems of work
  • Writing method Statements
  • Permits to work system
  • Equipment required for Low Risk Confined Spaces
  • Gasses and Gas Monitoring
  • Practical

Course duration :1 Day

Abrasive Wheels : 1 Day

 Classroom Course

Overview
The majority of abrasive wheels accidents are due to the wrong type of wheel being fitted. If an abrasive wheel is mounted incorrectly accidents 9/10 WILL occur. On completion of the course participants will have a working knowledge of how to select and mount an abrasive wheel on various types of abrasive wheel equipment. It is a legal and practical requirement that any person involved in the mounting of or operational use of an abrasive wheel and machine are trained and certified.

Course Content
Current Legislation

  • Employer Duties & Employee Duties
  • Storage
  • Handling
  • Examining an abrasive wheel
  • Gaurding
  • Noise
  • PPE ( Personnel Protective Equipment – Eyes,Hands Ears)
  • Use of Equipment – Controls, stop, start and safe use
  • Operator Maintenance
  • Changing of Abrasive Wheels
  • Abrasive Wheels – Physical checks, storage, handling, guards, arbour diameters, types and speeds
  • Assessment in the safe mounting of the wheel / disc and use of the machine.

Duration : 1 Day

IOSH Managing Safety- Health and Safety Roles for Safety Officers

 Classroom Course

Who the course is aimed at
Managers and supervisors in all types of organisations who want to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's policy and best practice in Health and Safety.

Overview
This course will help people who implement policy appreciate what is required. It will give participants the tools to introduce new controls or implement changes as appropriate to ensure health and safety in the workplace

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Safety for Senior Managers

 Online Course |  Classroom Course

Overview
The programme is aimed at senior management in organisations who ultimately in the eyes of the Law are responsible for health and Safety in their organisations. Senior managers have a major influence on the type of safety culture present in an organisation. As the senior management in your organisation you have a direct influence on the day to day health and safety decisions your managers take up and down the supply chain. We do understand the time constraints senior managers may be under, so this course can be offered as an online event held over a 4 hour period.

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Safety Audits / Gap Analysis

We will carry out Health and Safety audits to ensure compliance with Health and Safety Legislation.

This will also identify gaps in health and safety and items that were not acted upon from the last audit.

The Audit will also help to identify areas that might require attention and inclusion in training sessions.

We will chair safety committee meetings to discuss safety in the business. This is an excellent tool to bring safety to the shop floor and involve staff.

Minutes of these meetings will be kept on file.

Health and Safety Risk Assessments

Either as part of the design of your Safety Statement or as a general Risk Assessment investigation, let one of our Risk Assessors identify the range of Hazards associated with your activities. They will then report in detail as to the actions required to control the Hazard to an acceptable level and help you achieve these controls.

The hazards can include Physical, Chemical, Biological and Health Hazards possibly identifying such issues as Lone Workers, Hazardous Substances including Chemicals or Asbestos, Manual Handling, VDU’s, Slips trips and Falls.

VDU Assessments

Every employee using a VDU( Visual Display Unit) at a workstation must be ergonomically assessed to ensure that they meet the requirements of Health and Safety VDU Regulations. The findings must be recorded and recommendations acted upon. The Alcam Group have a vast amount of experience working with Multinationals in the Pharmaceutical, Soft drinks, Dairy, Brewing and Call Centre Sectors in carrying out Assessments

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Workstation Ergonomics

If you have an employee experiencing discomfort due to the design of their workstation, weather it is at a Laboratory Fume Hood or on a Manufacturing line, the long term health effects to the employee and the possible legal implications for your organisation can prove to be costly. Rather than hoping that the problem might go away, it makes sense to seek a solution to the Ergonomic problem as early as possible, before the issue manifests itself into a full Repetitive Strain Injury for the employee. Let our experienced Ergonomic specialists help you to find a solution. 9 times out of 10 it generally involves a slight adjustments to a conveyer belt, raising the height of a work station or repositioning a piece of equipment. We have yet failed to find the most cost effective solution to any Ergonomic problem.

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