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Health & Safety (Theory). Health and Safety Induction. Why is it important? Provide information and raise awareness of health and safety. Legal requirement under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (HMSO, 1999) Theory and Practice of Health & Safety.

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health and safety induction
Health and Safety Induction

Why is it important?

  • Provide information and raise awareness of health and safety.
  • Legal requirement under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (HMSO, 1999)
  • Theory and Practice of Health & Safety
health and safety main legislation
Health and Safety (Main Legislation)
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (PPE)
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)
  • Display Screen Regulations 1992
health and safety at work act 1974
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Employer obligations:

  • To safeguard as far as reasonably practical, the health, safety and welfare of all employees.
  • Provide a safe working environment.
  • Provide safe systems of work.
  • Provide information, instruction, training and supervision.
  • Provide equipment which is safe to use.
health and safety at work act 19741
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provide adequate welfare facilities.
  • Ensure articles and substances are moved, stored & used safely.
health and safety at work act 19742
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Employee obligations (Section 7)

  • Co-operate with the employer on health & safety
  • Correctly use the equipment provided
  • Ensure the health & safety of themselves and others.
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for health & safety purposes.
  • Bring to the employers notice any doubts about their health & safety
manual handing operations regs 1992
Manual Handing Operations Regs 1992
  • Regulations introduced to deal with the single most common cause of injury in the workplace.
  • What is manual handling?
  • What injuries can be caused?
  • How can risks be reduced?
  • How might this be applicable to you?
  • Basic manual handling techniques.
personal protective equipment ppe
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • What is PPE?
  • Why is PPE worn?
  • How might this be applicable to you? Examples of PPE.
  • When should you wear PPE?
control of substances hazardous to health coshh
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • What is COSHH?
  • How might this be applicable to you?
  • Hazards & Risks
  • Control Measures
riddor 95
RIDDOR 95
  • Reporting of work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences.
  • Exemption given to Football for training or match related injuries.
  • Injuries caused by defective equipment would still be reportable to HSE, DWP & DfES
analogous industrial injuries scheme aiis
Analogous Industrial Injuries Scheme (AIIS)
  • The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) runs the AIIS
  • What is it?
  • A Cash benefit that you will be entitled to if you receive injuries to the degree of 14% disability.
  • Form AF3 must be completed to access this benefit
injury
Injury
  • We (The club) provide private medical healthcare as required under the terms and conditions of your Apprenticeship agreement.
  • Suspension of Apprenticeship Agreement.
  • The PFA provide Accident Insurance for members whose careers are cut short by injury.
display screen equipment dse regs 1992
Display Screen Equipment (DSE Regs 1992)
  • Misuse can cause injury.
  • Eye strain, upper limb disorders (ULD), repetitve strain syndrome (RSS), fatigue & stress.
  • DSE Regs apply only to workstations, user’s & operators as defined in the Regs.
  • May not apply to apprentices.
  • However, employer must ensure the work station & activity remain safe.
  • Club must carry out Risk Assessment on work station & equipment.
  • Risks identified must be adequately controlled.
  • Regular breaks must be built into DSE activity.
health and safety in the workplace
Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Club Health and Safety Policy
  • Health and Safety (First Aid) Regs 1981
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Supervision Arrangements
  • Restrictions/Prohibitions
  • Hazards & Risks
  • Be Safe!
health and safety practical
Health and Safety (Practical)
  • Practical Health and Safety
  • Hazards and Risks
  • Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • ES8