The aim of the Working Safely course is to train workers to make sure that their actions in the workplace contribute to health and safety, and that they clearly understand their health and safety responsibilities.
The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to develop their fire safety awareness. It helps the Learner build an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.
This Qualsafe Awards (QA) qualification is designed to educate Learners in the principles and practice of safer manual handling of objects. It outlines the reasons for safer manual handling, the legal requirements and the process of completing risk assessments to reduce the risk of harm. The Learners will get the opportunity to practice the principles of safer manual handling on their own, using equipment and as part of a team.
The aim of the qualification is to help Learners understand, practice and apply the principles of safer manual handling of objects. They can then operate in a safer working environment when moving objects.
The course is designed for use in various industries such as docks, engineering, and construction
etc. It has been designed for novices and experienced personnel who are required to move loads by use of various lifting equipment i.e. mobile, ship to shore, shore to ship, overhead gantry and tower cranes etc. It is recommended that when placing Learners on the course that experienced and novice operators are not placed on course together as the level of explanation will depend on the prior knowledge the Learners have.
The course is aimed to teach/refresh theoretical knowledge and practical use to Learners who are required to sling and move loads by various methods and are required to use different lifting techniques and tackle, to do the job safely and efficiently ensuring the reduction in injuries, damages and downtime.
As a result of the new Health and Safety First Aid at Work Regulations this 6 hour course is designed to equip delegates with the necessary First Aid skills for low risk areas, supplementing the existing First Aid at Work provision. This qualification is valid for 3 years.
By the end of this course delegates will be able to understand the duties of a First Aider in the workplace and understand the requirements of a First Aid Kit and perform life saving techniques.