Health and Safety Training

Health and safety training is essential in order to stay compliant with current regulations. Walker Health and Safety Services can offer various health and safety training in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires you to provide whatever information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of your employees.

This is expanded by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, which identify situations where health and safety training is particularly important, e.g. when people start work, on exposure to new or increased risks and where existing skills may have become rusty or need updating.

What needs to be considered when carrying out Health and Safety training

You must provide training during working hours and not at the expense of your employees. Special arrangements need to be made for part timers or shift workers.

You need to assess the risks to your employees while they are at work and to any other people who may be affected by the way you conduct your business. This is so that you can identify the measures you need to take to comply with health and safety law.

Like many employers, you may not be in a position to provide this training on your own, in which case you will need competent help. If possible, you should appoint one or more of your employees. However, if there is no one with the relevant knowledge, experience and skills in your organisation who can be relied on to deal effectively with health and safety training, you need to enlist someone from outside. This is where Walker Health and Safety can assist.

We can train your employees with mandatory health and safety training as well as additional training to suit your industry. We have teamed up with a company called iHasco who can assist you by providing a package to suit your employee needs and your pocket! Please click here to learn more.

Alternatively, Contact us with your health and safety training requirements for a tailor made program to suit your business.

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Walker Health & Safety Services act as our Health and Safety Consultants and during their consultancy have reviewed and updated our Health and Safety Policy, creating a new and extremely comprehensive health and safety management system folder which we are very pleased with. Walker Health and Safety Services regularly advise our team on training and any up to date HSE changes which may affect our business. We find them to be extremely helpful, approachable and knowledgeable in the field of Health and Safety. We would recommend.

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