“Council fined after fatal accident”
Delivered over two half-day sessions, this masterclass is led in conjunction with our legal partners, Pinsent Masons. You will develop an understanding of the “big picture” on health and safety, asking questions such as: how serious is it? Why should we be concerned in waste and environmental services? What are the issues for us? What are the hazards and risks for my specific service? What role does the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) play and what are their powers? The course explores case law and best practice case studies.
This course has been reintroduced in response to the ongoing prosecutions of local authorities for breaches of health and safety regulations. Never has it been more important to have a sophisticated understanding of this vital area.
By the end of this training you will:
This course will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams. To access it, you will need a WiFi connection or mobile data hotspot. Downloading Microsoft Teams to your laptop, desktop or smart device will give a better performance and greater functionality throughout the day. This highly interactive training includes a mixture of presentations, video conferencing, group work, games, quizzes and video.
Managers, trade union officials, portfolio holders, health and safety officers and supervisors from any of the following frontline service sectors: Waste; Recycling; Refuse collection; Parks; Grounds maintenance; Transport; or any other related environmental section.
This course has been independently certified as conforming to accepted CPD guidelines. Delegates will earn 5 CPD points from attending the full course and will be issued with a CPD certificate for their personal records.
2 x 3-hour sessions, to be taken on a single day or separated onto two days. See 'Course Date' below for current courses.
AM sessions: 09:00 Start 12:00 Finish
PM sessions: 13:00 Start 16:00 Finish
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