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Course Overview

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 regulations by also, recognizing potential risks and hazards and developing strategies to minimize their impact in the workplace.
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.

Key Takeaways

Analyze legislation: Participants will analyze workplace legislation, including fire safety regulations, to understand their responsibilities as managers and ensure compliance.
Identify hazards: Participants will recognize potential risks and hazards in the workplace and develop strategies to minimize their impact.
Design health and safety policies: Participants will design effective health and safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for staff.
Monitor contractors and suppliers: Participants will monitor contractors and suppliers to ensure they comply with health and safety standards and minimize risks to staff.
Implement effective systems: Participants will implement effective health and safety systems and get staff on board to ensure compliance with legislation and minimize risks to staff.

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Course Outline

Day 1: Workplace Legal Compliance
Understanding the Workplace Legislation

•Overview of health and safety and workplace legislation
•Compliance, the role of the facilities manager, and who is accountable?
•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)

Day 2: Contractor Safety Management
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

Day 3: Fire Safety
Understanding the Regulations

•Fire certificates
•The fire risk assessment
•Testing fire-fighting equipment?
•Emergency procedures Ergonomics Program
•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

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for

Project Administrators

Staff Members

Property Managers

Operation Managers



Mechanical Engineers

Civil and Electrical Engineers

Building Operating Staff

Building Product Manufacturers

Property-related product and service providers.

Students entering the profession from colleges, universities, certificate, or technical programs

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What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or [email protected].
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.