Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
What’s It About?
This Level 3 Health and Safety course aims to provide your managers and supervisors with a thorough understanding of all aspects of health and safety. It will raise their awareness of the responsibilities they are expected to maintain.
It also details the need for a structured management approach to health and safety and the key factors in implementing health and safety policy.
Who Should Attend?
This 3 day course is ideal for managers, supervisors, team leaders, heads of department or indeed anyone with a responsibility for health and safety within your business.
This includes those who have a responsibility for training employees, setting and maintaining high standards and enforcing a positive health and safety culture at work.
It is perfect for owners of small businesses or individuals wishing to advance their health and safety knowledge. It is the minimum requirement for those wishing to register with an awarding body to train basic Health and Safety qualifications.
Why’s It Important?
Under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the associated Health and Safety Regulations you have a legal duty to put in place suitable arrangements to manage health and safety within your workplace.
In order to comply with legislation, you need to ensure your managers and supervisors are fully competent. They should possess the skills, knowledge and experience required to carry out their duties effectively.
This means that they should receive a more advanced level of training which highlights their specific responsibilities associated with supervising and managing health and safety management systems.
What Will You Gain?
By attending this Level 3 Health and Safety course, your employees will have a thorough understanding of health and safety. They will know how to implement and promote a good health and safety culture within your business.
On returning to the workplace, they will have the confidence to manage their health and safety responsibilities effectively. They will also know how to ensure that all policies and procedures are carried out correctly, including first aid provision, fire safety precautions and emergency procedures.
They will be able to help staff to understand and develop their own Health and Safety roles and responsibilities and ensure improvement strategies are implemented. In addition, they will be able to undertake effective risk assessments and ensure that the relevant control measures are in place, adhered to and monitored.