Training

Effective training can not only reduce the risk to you and your staff but also enhance company performance. Training is a legislative requirement. Lack of training will adversely affect your insurance in the event of a claim against your company.

HASCAT Safety Ltd can supply a wide range of training, both health and safety and job-related.

Training courses available:

 

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health accredited courses:

IOSH Leading Safely 1 day - For the senior managers to understand their health and safety responsibilities

IOSH Managing Safely  4 days - For managers, supervisors and team leaders responsible for implementing the day to day health and safety.

What's in the course.
An understanding why it's important to activly manage safety and health
How to assess risks in their workplace
How to control risks
Understanding safety and health responsibilities
Understanding common hazards in the workplace
The importance of investigating incidents
The need to measure preformance in safety and health

IOSH Managing Safely Refresher - The course is designed to update and refresh managers and supervisors skills in dealing with health and safety issues in the workplace. Delegates must have completed the full IOSH Managing Safely course to participate in this course. Delegates need to produce their previous Managing Safely certificate number in order to attend this course.

What's in the course.
Thinking back. Delegates reflect on what they took away from the full Managing Safely course. 
Leadership. Looking why leadership is important and how they can help to create a positive safety culture. 
Plan, Do, Check, Act
Plan
Looks at a safety and health policy and what it includes
Do Delegates undertake a risk assessment exercise and think about the best ways to communicate the findings and the safety and health plan.
Check Takes a look at diffrent sorts of data, what can be measured and how this helps in seeing if the plan is working correctly
Act Looks at why reviewing performance, acting on lessons learned and striving to improve continually is essential. Delegates then reflect on what they have learned and how they will use this in their workplace.

IOSH Working Safely 1 day - To increase individual awareness of health and safety and an individual's responsibilities.

What's in the course.
Outline the importance of health and safety
Helping delegates understand the terms hazard and risk
Helping them identify hazzards common in the workplace
Understanding why improving safety performance is important
 

Other Training Courses:

Risk Assessment - Designed to enable delegates to understand the fundamentals of risk assessment and carry out assessments.

Office Safety - Raises awareness of health and safety and the hazards found in the office environment.

Fire Awareness - Informs staff of the possibilities and dangers of fire.

Fire Warden - Teaches selected staff how to effectively assist in the evacuation of a building.

Manual Handling - Informs staff of the hazards of manual handling and mitigation measures.

Fork Truck Operator - Vital for all who operate fork trucks. New operator and re-test courses available.

Overhead Crane operation - The safe use of pendant or remote overhead crane.

Slinging Course - The correct methods of attaching slings, chains, etc prior to lifting.

Vehicle Banksman - Ensure HGV's, etc are safely directed onto loading bays, manoeuvre safely whilst on the premises, etc.

Operation of Scissor Lifts and Cherry Pickers - You must ensure persons who use this equipment are correctly trained.

HSE First Aid at Work (3 Day Programme). HSE First Aid at Work (2 Day Refresher)
Available as a three day program or two day refresher course. The course meets the syllabus requirements of the HSE. It equips the delegate with the skills to deal with major and minor emergencies in the workplace. They will gain the confidence to prioritise casualties and administer relevant treatment. Qualifies staff for 3 years

HSE 1 Day Emergency First Aid At Work Course
This course meets the syllabus requirements of the HSE one day course. The course is run over a full day with continual assessment. Content includes workplace emergencies and how to manage them. Qualifies staff for 3 years

Automated External Defibrillator Training (AED)
Training your first aid trained staff to use AED is a life-saving measure. Statistics show that thousands of people have cardiac arrests each year; combined with good basic life support (CPR) and a qualified AED operator, you can significantly improve a victim's survival chances before they receive aftercare life support in a hospital.

CIEH Level 2 Award in Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety
This qualification provides employees with a foundation in conflict resolution, with emphasis on the importance of personal safety to enable them to protect themselves in the face of confrontational behaviour.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Ideal for all employees, as it helps candidates develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment. What’s more, not only is this a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, it is also fully supported by Proskills, making it the ideal health and safety course for organisations throughout the UK.
 

Bespoke Training:

We can tailor many of our courses to be specific to your company, e.g. include your risk assessment method in the risk assessment course.

We can also develop and deliver bespoke training packages to suit topics of your choice. Some examples of bespoke training we have delivered include:

  • Noise awareness
  • Chemical awareness
  • Skin care

All delivered as part of a national company's apprentice training scheme.

We also give assistance with a distribution centre's health and safety fun day. This can include quizzes, hazard spotting and a fork truck driving skills competition.

Training Centre

We have a health and safety training centre in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. This facility can accommodate up to 16 delegates in comfortable surroundings with plenty of car parking available. Please call us to find out more.