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Health & Safety

Everyone who works for you needs to know how to work safely and without risk to their health. This includes contractors and self-employed people.

You must give your workers clear instructions and information, as well as adequate training. Make sure you include employees with particular training needs, for example new recruits, people changing jobs or taking on extra responsibilities, young employees and health and safety representatives.

Think about how much training you need. If you’re a low-risk business, providing simple information or instructions is likely to be enough – for example if you’re based in an office.

Make sure everyone has the right level of information on:

  • hazards (things that could cause them harm)
  • risks (the chances of that harm occurring)
  • measures in place to deal with those hazards and risks
  • how to follow any emergency procedures

Ask your workers if the training is relevant and effective. Keeping training records will help you decide if refresher training is needed.

The information and training should be easy to understand. Everyone working for you should know what they are expected to do.

Some of your staff may have particular training needs, for example:

  • new recruits
  • people changing jobs or taking on extra responsibilities
  • young employees, who are particularly vulnerable to accidents
  • health and safety representatives
Recent Reviews
IOSH Managing Safely
Good well informed course, Tim kept you interested in the course with he great training style.
Ralph W June 18, 2024
IOSH Managing Safely
Tim was a fantastic trainer, very engaging. The team and I learnt a great deal- thank you
Victoria N June 14, 2024
IOSH Managing Safely
Very helpful, informative and made the topic relatable. Was great to meet Tim.
Max B June 14, 2024
Trainer was very good spoke clearly and conveyed course material very well. Course was very comprehensive and covered a wide subject range.
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At Green Cross Training, we pride ourselves on our ability to fulfill our customers’ requirements and offer a flexible, tailored approach to your training needs.

Award in Risk Assessment

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace as a risk assessor. This qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility to conduct risk assessments at low risk premises. It covers the principles of risk assessment, the relationship between hazard and risk and requires learners use the knowledge learned on the course by undertaking a risk assessment. Therefore, laying a foundation for further development as a risk assessor.

Health & Safety in the Workplace

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace. This qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with a direct responsibility for health and safety management. The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor or manager and those who are preparing to start work at this level.

DSE - Display Screen Equipment

As an employer, you must protect your workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. This course teaches you how to do a DSE risk assessment and protect your workforce.

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