Office Safety


Course description

Useful for anyone carrying out work in an office environment and requiring basic information on the hazards and legislation’s covering office work.

Aim and objectives of the course

To make participants aware of the risks involved in office work and to ensure they have a good understanding of legislation relating to their particular work areas. By the end of the course delegates will have a good understanding of health and safety legislation applicable to their working environment. They will also be able to identify and assess hazards and risks within their work areas.

The course will be presented using overhead projector presentation and appropriate videos to emphasise points on safety.

Course content

• Health & safety legislation
• RIDDOR 95
• First Aid
• Electrical hazards
• Fire precessions
• Manual handling
• VDU (Visual Display Unit)
• Welfare
• Risk assessments

Course assessment

The delegates’ performance will be assessed by their response to verbal questions throughout the course.

• Information
Duration: 1 Day
Cost: £55
Size: 5 – 15
Notes: CITB grants will be available to member companies.
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