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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 19-20 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: RPE Essentials – Buxton, 18-19 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure. It will provide training in correctly selecting adequate and suitable RPE (following the principles of HSG 53 and COSHH essentials), and how it should be used and maintained. The course will […]

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HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 18 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). The course information is also applicable to the management of ‘domestic premises’, such as landlords’ duties for rented accommodation.

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HSL: Ergonomics – Buxton, 17-21 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

The course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce.   The techniques cover both the physical and psychosocial aspects of a workplace design, following relevant HSE guidance and approaches to assess and reduce risks.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 13 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 13 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures, providing a first hand perspective of what can […]

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HSL: Machinery Series – Designing & Specifying Safety Related Control Systems – Buxton, 13 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This course will help delegates understand how to specify and design safety related control circuits which comply with the requirements of both the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. It explains how these, other regulations and standards are applied to real-life situations, through […]

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HSL: DSEAR Compliance for Managers and Supervisors – Buxton, 13 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both minimise and mitigate those risks.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 12 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Manual handling is one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), which are the second most common occupational injuries within the UK and make up nearly half of all work-related ill health seen by general practitioners (GPs) are MSD related. This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce […]

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HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 5 July 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.

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HSL: Machinery Series-Machinery Directive – Buxton, 12 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. Delegates are shown how to build a technical file and have the opportunity to practice assessing conformity to the essential health and […]

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 11 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010. This course assumes a basic level of understanding of machinery safety such as that given in the machinery safety basics course that takes place on the previous […]

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HSL: Behaviour Change: Improving Health and Safety Performance – Buxton, 11-12 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course, delivered by HSL psychologists, will provide you with an understanding of the many factors that influence both workers’ and managers’ behaviour. It will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of traditional behaviour modification strategies for correcting unsafe and unhealthy behaviour, highlighting why such approaches may have limited impact.

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HSL: PUWER–Machinery Safety Basics – 10 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can […]

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HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – 6 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course is aimed at individuals or companies that maintain, contract or are seeking to develop failure analysis capability. While the course will focus primarily on the investigation of mechanical and engineering failures, many of the principles covered will be directly transferable to investigations of any type.  The course will explain the common strategies and […]

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HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton – 5 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course deals with important flammable risks at Major Hazards sites for which new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

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HSL: Slips and Trips – Falls Prevention – Buxton, 4 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This course will help you understand the causes of slips, trips and falls, and highlight successful interventions that offer a great starting point for organisations looking to reduce falls. It is delivered by experts in accident investigation and has a practical focus on understanding the causes of slips, trips and falls and reducing the risk […]

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 18 May 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 16 May 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 24 May 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders

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