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HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE MOTOR TRADE

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26. HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE MOTOR TRADE (1 day)

WHO FOR

For Senior Managers, General Managers, DP's, Sales, Service and Parts Managers who are required by law to adhere to the various statutory laws regarding Health and Safety and Welfare of Staff at work.

AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME

•  To Ensure Managers Understand Their Obligations And Duties Under The Various And Related Health And Safety Acts.

•  To Equip Managers With The Know How So As To Create A Safer Working Environment.

•  To Make Managers Aware Of The Reporting Duties They Have Under Health And Safety Laws.

•  To Ensure An Awareness Of The Key Areas Covered In Health & Safety Are Gained.

THE MAIN THEMES THAT WILL BE COVERED ARE:-

•  H&SAWA ­ - The Health & Safety At Work Act - 1974 Regulations

•  Other Legislation COSSH, Fire Safety Reg's

•  , Noise At Work Regs

•  , Manual Handling Reg's

•  , Electricity Regs

•  , First Aid At Work Regs

•  , Display Screen Regs,

•  EC Regulations

•  The Powers Of

•  Enforcing Authorities

•  How Health And Safety Laws Are Made

•  Consequences & Additional Consequences Of Failing In Your Duties

•  The Main Duties Of The Employer

•  The Main Duties Of The Employee

•  Offences Due To The Fault Of Other Person

•  Health And Safety Competency

•  Safety Policies and Monitoring

•  Risk Assessments (Hazards And Risk)

•  Duties To Carry Out H & S Assessments

•  How To Assess And Eliminate Or Reduce Risk

•  Machinery Safe Systems Of Work

•  Personal Safe Systems Of Work

•  Personal Protective Equipment

•  Manual Handling Regulations and Requirements

•  Six Steps To Safe Handling

•  Housekeeping for Health & Safety

•  The Causes Of Accidents

•  'Hendrich's Domino' Theory

•  'Birds Management' Theory & 'Bird's Triangle'

•  Accident Definition

•  Accident Prevention

•  Accident/Incident Reporting

•  Consequences Of An Accident

•  Accident & Incident Control

•  Hazardous Substance Control

•  Control Of Contractors

•  Safety Documentation

•  Fire Extinguishers

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