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Health and Safety For Facilities Management Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Health and Safety For Facilities Management in Facilities Management Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    7 - 10 - 2018
    11 - 10 - 2018
  • Dubai
    21 - 10 - 2018
    25 - 10 - 2018
  • Paris
    7 - 10 - 2018
    11 - 10 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    18 - 11 - 2018
    22 - 11 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    11 - 11 - 2018
    15 - 11 - 2018
  • Muscat
    18 - 11 - 2018
    22 - 11 - 2018
  • Paris
    25 - 11 - 2018
    29 - 11 - 2018
  • London
    2 - 12 - 2018
    6 - 12 - 2018
  • Dubai
    9 - 12 - 2018
    13 - 12 - 2018
  • Paris
    2 - 12 - 2018
    6 - 12 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Muscat
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • London
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Dubai
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Muscat
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • London
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Dubai
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Paris
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Muscat
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Dubai
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Muscat
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • London
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Muscat
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019

Introduction

This course has been designed to help managers understand their responsibilities and what they need to do to ensure compliance with current workplace legislation – including the fire safety and CDM regulations.

The course will cover the legal background – including an appreciation of how safety legislation has evolved and why; the logic behind recent developments and the implications for staff and employers; key areas of current legislation; roles and responsibilities in health and safety management, including monitoring contractors and suppliers effectively; implementing sound health and safety policies and procedures; getting staff on board, and implementing effective systems. Also, recognising potential risks and hazards and developing strategies to minimise their impact in the workplace.

Objectives

This course will give participants an understanding of:

  • The broader context of the key areas of health and safety regulation which apply to your organisation
  • Existing health and safety practice and guide them in how to shape and implement an effective health and safety policy
  • What they should do and the procedures to support it
  • Potential areas of risk in the workplace – and how to take action to minimise the threat to staff safety
  • How sound health and safety processes can contribute to business performance

Course outline

Understanding the workplace legislation

  • Overview of health and safety and workplace legislation
  • Compliance, the role of the facilities manager, and who is accountable?
  • Breakout session to discuss where we are now and to highlight issues of concern
  • Applying required policies and procedures
  • Developing and implementation/review of the safety policy
  • Communicating with users, clients and contractors
  • Health and safety manual
  • ‘Selling’ health and safety

Key legislation – a practical working guide

  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Asbestos Regulations
  • Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)
  • Work Equipment Regulations
  • Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Controlling contractors

  • Understanding the Regulations
  • Assessing contractors
  • Understanding and setting accountability
  • Why a method statement?
  • How to apply a permit to work system
  • Safe systems of work

Risk assessment

  • Understanding your hazards
  • Identifying specialist areas
  • How to undertake these assessments
  • Implementation of sound systems and processes

Keeping the work environment safe

  • Sick building syndrome and legionella
  • Waste management
  • Pest control
  • Provisions for first aid
  • Accident reporting and investigation

Fire safety

  • Understanding the Regulations
  • Fire certificates
  • The fire risk assessment
  • Testing fire-fighting equipment?
  • Emergency procedures

Ergonomics programme

  • Ergonomics – important or irrelevant?
  • Are you complying with HSE regulations?
  • Furniture and equipment
  • Display screen equipment assessments
  • Homeworking – your concern or not?

Inspecting and auditing

  • Role of Health and Safety Executive Inspectors – ‘be prepared’
  • FM role
  • Staff/trade union involvement
  • Independent audits
  • Records and reports
  • Communicating the results

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