The core programme is designed to revisit key management responsibilities from the Managing Safely for Construction Managers Course Programme. Consequently, refreshing your knowledge in the area.
- Introducing managing safely
– Briefly revisit the moral, legal and financial reasons for managing health and safety. Furthermore, explaining how this is an integral part of the manager’s role.
- Assessing risks
– Definitions of hazard, hazardous event, risk, likelihood and consequence.
– Factors to consider when carry out a risk assessment.
– Illustration of a simple risk rating system.
- Controlling risks
– Revisit risk control selection and the best methods to choose, including ‘reasonably practicable’.
- Understanding your responsibilities
– Recap on managers’ health and safety responsibilities.
– Briefly review the demands of the law. Updating any relevant changes in legislation.
– Update any changes in health and safety management system good practice and standards.
- Investigating accidents and incidents
– Definitions of accident, incident and near miss.
– Main causes of accidents. Including immediate, underlying and root.
– Accident investigation process.
- Measuring performance
– Importance of measuring performance for improving health and safety.
– Use of key performance indicators. Also, the limitations of reactive and pro-active measuring.
– Purpose and setting up of audits.
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