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Health and Safety for Site Controllers/Caretakers/Handypersons

10/10/2023 09:30 - 16:45
A one-day course to assist site controllers/caretakers/handypersons etc. to understand their health and safety responsibilities and manage the risks associated with their activities.
Cross phase
School Site Controllers, Caretakers, Building Handypersons and others with building-related responsibilities. The course is suitable as induction training for those new to the role or as a refresher for those who have attended previous training. It is advised that refresher training is undertaken every three years.

- understanding of the importance of implementing and maintaining safe working practices

- an overview of the requirement for risk assessment and principles of risk management

- awareness of good practice in lone working

- approach and techniques to adopt to protect health and safety in manual handling

- competence in changing lamps, bulbs etc and visual checking of cables

- use and storage of hazardous substances

- awareness of key arrangements for maintenance of buildings/equipment/services and record keeping

- selection/control of contractors and use of permits to work

- risks associated with asbestos

- fire prevention and management

Subash Ludhra, Anntara Management Ltd, CFIOSH, FRSA, OSHCR, IOSH Past President, JP.
David Hicks 1, Ground Floor, Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End Offices, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1BN
This is a full day course. Please bring packed lunch
£135 WBC schools (£155 academies and others)