General Workplace Training

Browse Our General Workplace Training Course Portfolio

Accident Investigation & Reporting

This 3 hour occupational safety training course is aimed at people with responsibility for investigating accidents at supervisory level including line managers, supervisors, and safety representatives.

 

Attendees will gain:

  • A broad understanding of accident investigation.
  • Knowledge on readily applicable accident investigation procedures.
  • An ability to collect, analyse and communicate data.
  • A robust understanding of RIDDOR & the reporting procedure.

 

Accident Investigation & Reporting training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

 

Confined Spaces Awareness

This 3 hour course is designed for Site Managers / Site Supervisors who are responsible for the supervision and checking confined space entry requirements in accordance with statutory Health & Safety regulations and safe working procedures, in order to develop their knowledge and understanding of confined space entry.

 

Confined Spaces Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

COSHH Assessor

This 1 day course will enable anyone responsible for the management and conducting of COSHH assessments in the workplace to recognise the requirement for a COSHH assessment, and for them to carry out these assessments on hazardous substances methodically and in conjunction with current legislation, alongside their companies COSHH Policy.

 

COSHH Assessor training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

COSHH Awareness

This half day course is aimed at those who use substances hazardous to health at work and introduces participants to the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment.

 

On completion of the training, the participant will be able to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances and chemicals in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

 

COSHH Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

DSE VDU Assessors Course - 4 hour

This 4-hour program will equip participants with the knowledge and skills to carry out DSE Assessments correctly.

 

Managers, supervisors, office personnel responsible for Display Screen Equipment (DSE) / Visual Display Unit (VDU) operators and workstations should attend this course.

 

The course is highly participative. Participants take an active role in all modules. They are provided with a variety of checklists to facilitate them in assessing DSE / VDU workstations in their workplace.

 

DSE VDU Assessors Course can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

EVAC Chair

The 3 hour course consists of a short theory session covering key areas such as legislation and risk assessment followed by a practical side which covers the use of the equipment. The objective is for all delegates to gain confidence in their ability to operate EVAC chair equipment in an emergency evacuation situation within the workplace, particularly relevant for fire marshals/wardens.

 

EVAC Chair training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Fire Awareness

We have developed this 1 hour course to suit the needs of each industrial sector. This bespoke course is delivered by qualified Fire safety instructors with many years of service in both fire and Health & Safety.

 

The objective of the course is to provide delegates with all round knowledge of what to do in the event of a fire. We recommend that the training is carried out on your work premises in order to provide the delegates with an overall view of the special requirements of your business.

 

Fire Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Fire Warden - Including Extinguisher

Health Matters have developed this 3 hour training course to suit the needs of various different occupational sectors, providing specialist training to nominated staff who will assume the role and responsibility of being a Fire Warden/Marshal within their respective department or workplace.

 

This training is delivered by qualified Fire safety instructors with many years of services in both fire and Health & Safety.

 

To optimise training and to ensure it will be tailored to the individual training requirements of the trainees and the organisation, we recommend that the training is carried out on company premises.

 

Fire Warden training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Health and Safety - Level 2

This one day course is suitable for staff in a variety of care and other work settings including hospitals, nursing and residential homes, child care settings or those working in the community.

 

Attendees will learn the principles of Health and Safety, Risk Assessment, and will understand hazards, risks and main causes of harm to workers such as manual handling, hazardous substances, noise, vibration and lone working.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Health and Safety – Level 2 can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

IOSH Leading Safely

This 1 Day IOSH approved course aims to ensure that Health and Safety is appreciated by people at the most senior executive levels. The course should enable executives to review policy and strategies, and, where necessary, introduce changes to make their organisation operate more safely.

 

The purpose of this programme is to ensure that senior management and decision makers form an appreciation of the moral, financial and legal issues relating to workplace health and safety.

 

IOSH Directing Safely can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

IOSH Managing Safely

This 3 day IOSH approved Managing Safely course is for those required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation’s policy and best practice in Health and Safety.

 

To ensure that safety requirements are appreciated by people employed as line managers, and to enable them to complete risk assessments in their own departmental systems for safety, introducing new controls or implementing changes as appropriate to ensure safety in the workplace.

 

An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is awarded to all who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments.

 

IOSH Managing Safely can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

IOSH Managing Safely Refresher

The 1-day IOSH training course is aimed at managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities, but is equally valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in low risk organisations. Past delegates have come from virtually every industry and internationally.

 

Pre-requisites:
Delegates must have passed the full IOSH Managing Safely course within the last 3 years to be eligible to attend this course.

 

Aims and Objectives:
The IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course is designed to provide continued support to managers in dealing with health and safety issues in the workplace. Specifically, the course aims to:

  • Revise key management responsibilities from the full IOSH Managing Safely course, including risk assessments.
  • Update relevant changes in good practice guidance, health and safety legislation and standards.

 

This health and safety training course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH), one of Europe’s leading health and safety awarding bodies.

 

Modern training is not about teaching, it’s about learning. No more ‘death by PowerPoint’. We know that getting people fully involved, having fun, and learning by doing is the way to achieve health and safety training success. Our new IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course gets delegates really thinking about what they’re learning – and having the confidence and enthusiasm to put it into practice when they’re back at work.

 

An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is awarded to all who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments.

 

IOSH Managing Safely Refresher can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Level 2 Award in Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety

This 1 Day Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety training course has been developed to provide staff and managers with the skills to recognise potential problems before they arise, build in the necessary controls and diffuse conflicts before they escalate to serious confrontation and violence.

 

It is relevant to anyone whose work brings them into contact with others, be they colleagues, customers, members of the public or clients. The qualification is equally relevant to the public and private sector.

 

The course content will be tailored to meet the specific needs of those attending and will also be based on the NHS Counter Fraud and Security Management Services National Syllabus Standards. We also incorporate relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 2 Award in Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace

This 1 day course is designed to ensure that all employees are aware of risks in their workplace, their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. The course is often used by employers to provide employees with a foundation knowledge in the principles of health & safety. It can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Level 2 Award in Manual Handling - Principles & Practice

This half day course has been designed to provide the essential knowledge and understanding of Manual Handling techniques for employees working in any work sector.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles & Practice can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH

This half day course is aimed at those who use substances hazardous to health at work and introduces participants to the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment.

 

On completion of the training, the participant will be able to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances or chemicals in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Level 2 Award in the Principles of Risk Assessment

This 1 day course was created in response to industry requirements for all employees to be risk aware. Although not all employees will be expected to undertake risk assessments themselves, they may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others.

 

Training is relevant to all personnel such as managers, supervisors and support staff who have a responsibility for Health and Safety at work, and in particular for carrying out Risk Assessments within their work setting. The training can be tailored to meet the specific training needs of staff in a variety of work settings including Construction, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Retail.

 

This one day course aims to provide employees with health and safety understanding which will enable them to contribute to Risk Assessments in their workplace.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 2 Award in the Principles of Risk Assessment can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Level 3 Award in the Principles of Risk Assessment

This 2 1⁄2 – 3 day course is applicable for all staff with a responsibility to conduct risk assessments, such as: team leaders, supervisors, managers, technicians, engineers and Health and Safety specialists. Suitable candidates for the program and assessment will require good standards of written and oral communication, the ability to analyse workplaces and work activities, the confidence and ability to seek additional advice and information and be capable of working as a team.

 

The total guided learning time to cover both the syllabus content (approx 7 hours) and the assessment is 20 hours. We recommend 2 days scheduled in total for tutor trainee contact with 1 week between training dates for completion of work based assessment. Each delegate must submit and assignment on completion of the course.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 3 Award in the Principles of Risk Assessment can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Lone Working Awarenes

The aim of this 3 hour training session is to raise awareness and build the confidence of lone workers within an organisation. The personal safety of the lone worker is extremely important as they are at a high risk of verbal and physical abuse. The session will stimulate the delegate’s minds to identify what the risks are to their personal safety and what good working practices can be used to keep them safe. Advice and practical strategies to reduce the risks in lone working are discussed in detail.

 

Lone Working Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Manual Handling Awareness

This 3 hour course has been designed to provide essential knowledge and understanding of Manual Handling techniques and safety for employees working in any sector.

 

Good health and safety standards rely on employers and employees working together to reduce risks and prevent accidents and ill health arising from work activities.

 

Manual Handling Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Managing Organisational Stress

This one day course considers the management of work-related stress at an organisational level and examines stress management strategies.
The training outlines the key elements of the HSE Management Standards for work-related stress and the associated risk assessment approach. It provides guidance to management on how to prevent stress, and how to approach stress related absence and illness in a proactive, sensitive and practical manner.

 

The program is designed to be very interactive involving a variety of practical group activities and discussion exercises.

 

Managing Organisational Stress can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management

This 5 day programme covers the control measures for major types of environmental risk. It incorporates the main elements of UK and EU legislation for environmental protection and general principles for the management of environmental risk, including:

  • Foundations in environmental management.
  • Environmental management systems.
  • Environmental impact assessments.
  • Monitoring, reviewing and audit.
  • Control of water contamination.
  • Control of emissions to air.
  • Solid waste and land use.
  • Sources of energy and energy efficiency.
  • Planning and dealing with environmental emergencies.

 

Additionally, recent cases and prosecutions plus statutory documentation will be explored to identify the key actions required by every employer to manage their environmental responsibilities.

 

Environmental standards are developing rapidly in the UK, with more and more regulations covering issues such as waste management, energy efficiency and pollution control. Managing environmental issues is not only a legal necessity but can result in definite improvements and cost savings if implemented successfully. More and more organisations are seeing the benefits and this course is designed to provide the theory and practical skills to assist the organisation in meeting these new and changing demands.

 

Many employers give responsibility for environmental management to the organisations safety advisor or manager. Holding the NEBOSH Environmental certificate will provide the holder with the confidence to undertake their role, as well as being an indicator of the competence inside and external to the organisation. The course is designed for safety practitioners and other managers who have involvement in environmental issues within the organisation.

 

Who is this course for?

  • Health and Safety practitioners now taking on environmental management responsibilities.
  • Facility Managers.
  • Managers whose duties now include environmental responsibilities.
  • People who wish to develop their careers by acquiring a recognised qualification in Environmental Management.

 

Why study with Health Matters?

  • Same tutor throughout the programme – consistent “joined up” training modules.
  • Full course notes and handouts, plus additional private study exercises.
  • Competitive pricing: In-house tutor means cost savings are passed on to our clients.
  • Comprehensive guidance and support in examination technique and report writing.

 

National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety

The 10 day NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Management Certificate is designed for:

  • Managers with a responsibility for fire safety in the workplace.
  • Those working in facilities management.
  • Employee representatives and others.
  • Those persons wishing to start a career in fire safety or occupational safety and health.

 

* Delegates already holding the NEBOSH National General Certificate will receive an exemption to Unit NGC1.

 

The benefits of the NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Management Certificate are:

  • Development of an underpinning knowledge of fire safety legislation and its impact on your workplace
  • Knowledge to assist your company’s fire safety management programme
  • Knowledge to assess workplace fire hazards and develop control measures
  • Development of a basis for a future career in fire and occupational safety

 

A classroom based tutorial course with exercises and interactive delegate modules throughout.

 

The certificate consists of three units, each separately assessed. Students may choose to take one, two or all three units at one time.

 

On successful completion of each unit, a Unit Certificate will be issued. However, in order to achieve the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate qualification, students will need to pass each of the 3 units within a five-year period.

 

Please note students will normally be required to complete the practical assessment (Unit FC2) within 14 days of sitting the examination for unit FC1.

 

Please Note: Individuals who have previously completed and obtained the NEBOSH National General Certificate are exempt from the first 5 days and the NGC 1 Examination.

 

National Certificate in Fire Safety can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety

This 11 day certificate course provides a nationally recognised qualification for safety advisors, managers, supervisors and other non –specialists in occupational health and safety over 11 days.

 

We at Health Matters (Health & Safety) are a team of accredited trainers and experts in the field of occupational health and safety. We pride ourselves in our professional yet common sense approach which we consider to be fundamental to the delivery of health and safety training. NEBOSH is the UK’s leading Health & Safety Awarding Body. NEBOSH qualifications are recognised and respected by employers in all sections of employment and provide the benchmark standard against which others are compared safety.

 

The NEBOSH General Certificate is designed for Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH Certificate as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview and is a sound basis for further professional study.

 

Many larger organisations choose the NEBOSH Certificate as a key part of their supervisors’ or management development programme. By ensuring that line managers have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management, they build an effective safety culture in the company.

 

Smaller organisations, operating in lower risk environments, often choose the NEBOSH Certificate as the appropriate qualification of the manager taking the lead on health and safety issues.

 

NEBOSH is accepted by IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety and health) in meeting the academic requirements of Technical membership of IOSH. It is also accepted by the International Institute of Safety Management (IIRSM) for associated membership.

 

The syllabus covers:

  • Health & safety foundations.
  • Policy.
  • Organising for health & safety.
  • Promoting a positive health & safety culture.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Principles of control.
  • Monitoring review and audit.
  • Incident and accident investigation, recording and reporting.

CITB Levy Payers are entitled to grant aid for this course of which we can assist with.

 

National General Certificate in Health and Safety can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

NEBOSH National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being at Work

This 5 day course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to tackle health and wellbeing at work; achieving productivity gains, reducing absence and providing a better place to work. The syllabus emphasises practical management solutions to workplace health with reference made to clinical issues to enable managers to understand how these contribute to the prevention of ill-health and promote rehabilitation

 

Healthy workers can be almost three times more productive than their unhealthy colleagues. People who are unwell either don’t perform at their best, or they don’t turn up for work at all. On average, every worker in Britain takes over 7 days off annually because of illness. In the public sector the average is almost 10 days per year per employee. A correctly implemented health and well-being programme will help reduce absenteeism and staff turnover, leading to increased skill retention, and a reduction in training and recruitment costs. Employee physical and mental well-being will be protected and improved, increasing staff morale and leading to increased productivity. The cost savings to the organisation can be significant.

 

The course is suitable for General Managers, Supervisors, HR Managers, and Safety Professionals (rather than Occupational Health Practitioners), who have responsibility for, or involvement in, the health and well-being of employees as part of their day-to-day duties.

 

Course syllabus includes:

  • Introduction to Workplace Health
  • Effects of Health on Work
  • Effects of Work on Health
  • Management of Attendance
  • Mental Health at Work
  • Management of People with Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Workplace Health Promotion
  • Workplace Health Support
Oxygen Therapy Training

This 3 hour Oxygen Therapy training course is designed to enable current holders of a valid First Aid at Work, or Emergency First Aid certificate to be able to administer oxygen effectively in the event of an emergency in their workplace.

 

Our Training staff are all Registered Occupational Health Nurses and HSENI approved First Aid Instructors who have many years experience in advanced life support both in the Acute Care Sector and within a diverse range of industries.

 

The training is relevant to First Aiders working in areas where specific chemicals are used and where oxygen administration is recommended as a first aid measure in the event of an emergency. It is also relevant for Nurses and other appropriately qualified staff working in Hospitals, Care Homes and Domiciliary Care.

 

Oxygen Therapy Training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Personal Safety - Including Breakaway Techniques

This training (min 4 contact hrs) is appropriate for all staff in contact with service users, families, members of the public.

 

To ensure optimum care standards are upheld in all Care Settings, employees need support from their managers with all elements of their work and in particular in regard to situations where staff may feel their own safety and wellbeing is at risk as in situations of coping with challenging/disturbed behaviour.

 

The vital aspect of this training is that the focus is on the safety of the individual staff member and the concept of ‘reasonable force’, i.e. what actions may be pursued under the concepts of necessary, proportionate and reasonable under the Criminal Law Act, 1967, 3 (1) also the Non- Fatal Offences Act (ROI)

 

Personal Safety – Including Breakaway Techniques can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Risk Assessment Awareness - 1/2 Day

Within this half day course, Health Matters will deliver a basic training programme covering Health & Safety theory and hands-on, real-life assessments of your own work. This will illustrate hazards and risks and potential solutions bearing in mind, the time, effort and costs.

 

Please Note: Health Matters can tailor Risk Assessment courses to meet the needs of the participants. Emphasis can be put on risk assessing in various work environments.

 

Risk Assessment (1/2 Day) training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Risk Assessment Awareness - 1 Day

This 1 Day course in Risk Assessment was created in response to industry requirements for all employees to be risk aware. Although not all employees will be expected to undertake risk assessments themselves, they may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others.

 

Training is relevant to all personnel such as managers, supervisors and support staff who have a responsibility for Health and Safety at work and in particular for carrying out Risk Assessments within their work setting. The training can be tailored to meet the specific training needs of staff in a variety of work settings including Construction, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Retail.

 

Risk Assessment (1 Day) training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Risk Assessment (2 Day)

This two day qualification is designed for all staff with a responsibility to conduct risk assessments, such as: team leaders, supervisors, managers, technicians, engineers and Health and Safety specialists. Suitable candidates will require good standards of written and oral communication, the ability to analyse the workplace and work activities, the confidence and ability to seek additional advice and information and be capable of working as a team.

 

Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (NI) Order 1978 and the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations NI (2000), there is a duty on every employer and self-employed person to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to health & safety in the workplace. Employers need to ensure that individuals who carry out risk assessments are competent to do so. Competency involves a combination of knowledge, experience, skills and personal qualities. Assessors must have an understanding of the workplace and work activities, knowledge of the best practicable means to reduce risks and the ability to make informed decisions.

 

Risk Assessment (2 Day) training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

The 1 day Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering course has been designed to help anyone who handles, prepares or serves food in the catering industry understand their legal responsibilities so that they can comply with the law, understand the key aspects of food hygiene practice and know how to minimise food safety risks and hazards.

 

This externally certified course is valid for 3 years from date of training.

 

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Stress Awareness

This 3 hour stand-alone certificated qualification focuses on the role of workplace stress, identification of likely causes and examination of the steps that could be taken to prevent and alleviate stress-related problems in the workplace.

 

The training explores practical strategies that will enable your staff to complete a self-assessment of their own job role, identifying potential stressors and suggested control measures.

 

By adopting a strategic approach to stress by looking at how the problem can not only be managed but also prevented, in cooperation with their managers, staff can develop ways to combat work- related stress.

 

Attendees will be awarded a certificate upon completion of an assessment by means of a review of the students’ own work practices.

 

Stress Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Working at Heights Awareness

This 3 hour session covers the three main aspects of working at heights – Scaffolding, Elevated Work Platforms and Ladders, ensuring employers and employees are compliant with the Working at Heights Regulations 2005 and the Safety, Health and Welfare Act 2005.

 

The training is relevant not only to the construction industry but can be tailored to meet the training needs of staff in a variety of working environments – construction site personnel, estate management staff, caretakers, surveyors, security and cleaning staff who have to assess risks and use appropriate fall prevention equipment at work. The training will be very much tailored to meet the training needs of those attending and will be developed accordingly after consultation with management staff.

 

Working at Heights (WAH) Awareness training can be delivered from our Newry, Belfast or Dublin training centres. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain. Contact our friendly and professional customer service team for a non-committal quotation.

Additional Information

About our general workplace training courses

Risks exist in every workplace and therefore it is important that relevant health and safety training is carried out in order to maintain a safe working environment. Whether you are working in or managing a business, workplace safety should be part of your daily working life. Health and Safety training not only has benefits for the employer, but for the employee who is the person most at risk.

 

Workplace health and safety training can play a critical role in preventing both minor and major workplace accidents. It can also prevent the business incurring major costs such as lost productivity, compensation claims and increased insurance.

 

At Health Matters, we offer a range of health and safety training suited to workplaces in various sectors. All of our in-house courses can be tailored to the needs of your organisation. 

 

Our General Workplace Training can be delivered at our Newry or Belfast training centres, where we regularly have scheduled courses open to all. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain which can save you time and money. We can arrange this training for a date and time that suits your organisation as well as tailoring the course to your organisations requirements.

Individual bookings can be made online. For group bookings, please fill out an enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you. Alternatively, contact our friendly and professional customer service team at one of our offices for a quote or booking.