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Elementary Health and Safety

Thursday, 21 February 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Facilitators: Peter Ager, Consumer and Business Education Team, Fife Council; Alan Gow, Occupational Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership
 
Aims:  Moving on from a basic awareness of health and safety issues, this one day REHIS accredited course is for workers requiring a greater understanding and knowledge of health and safety matters and how to apply them in their own workplace.
 
Outcomes:  Successful completion of this course will provide:
An increased knowledge and understanding of health and safety subjects, for example: risk assessment; hazardous substances; first aid and manual handling
An understanding of the assistance available from Health Promotion Workplace Team and Fife Council Consumer and Business Education Team in relation to fulfilling their statutory obligations and promoting good health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace.
 
On successful completion of a short multiple choice assessment participants will receive the REHIS Elementary Health and Safety Certificate.
 
Would suit: This course is suitable for those with an interest in health and safety in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and voluntary sector organisations including new business start-ups and established workplaces. 
 
Cost: £125. SMEs/voluntary organisations actively engaged with Health Promotion Workplace Team may be entitled to one free place on this course. Please confirm eligibility for this offer by contacting a member of the Health Promotion Workplace Team on 01592 226561 or hwlfife@nhs.net
 
City Chambers
Kirkgate
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 7ND