Health & Safety in a Logistics Environment

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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  • 5 days
  • in person

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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Who should attend

This course is designed for people who need a broad understanding of health and safety at work. The aim is to give knowledge to help implement good practice for health and safety in the workplace.

About the course

The programme is divided at three levels, starting from employees who work within the warehouse environment, moving on to personnel with supervisory and overall responsibility of management. It aims at providing a comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety in a typical logistics environment.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Identify key hazards in workplace
  • Identify importance of health and safety rules
  • Design safe practices and procedures
  • Implement best-in-class standards in health and safety management
  • Give you a basic understanding of the principles behind the derivation of standards for health and environmental protection
  • Enable you to plan for an emergency

Course Outline

Health and Safety in Warehousing

Accidents and Hazards

  • Accidents and Hazards defined
  • Accident causation and hazard identification
  • Effects of accident and dealing with hazards

Law

  • Common law and Criminal law
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Employment Medical Advisory Service
  • Enforcement and penalties

Specific Hazards in Warehouses

  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Housekeeping
  • Manual Handling
  • Electricity and Hazardous substances
  • Risk Control and Equipment hazards
  • Environment hazards

Specific Regulations

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1995

Health and Safety in Transport

Accident and Hazards

  • Accidents defined and Accident Causation in Transport
  • Effects of accidents
  • Transport Hazards defined
  • Hazard identification and dealing with hazards

The Law

  • Common law and Criminal law
  • Health and Safety at work Act 1974
  • Health and Safety Executive
  • Employment Medical Advisory Service
  • Enforcement and penalties

Specific Hazards in Transport

  • Vehicles, Loading and Load Restraints
  • Signing
  • The Driver, Safe Vehicles and Safe Drivers
  • Hazardous Substances

Specific Hazards in Transport

  • Vehicles, Loading and Load Restraints
  • Signing
  • The Driver, safe Vehicles and Safe Drivers
  • Hazardous Substances

Specific Transport Regulations

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1995
  • The Workplace ( Health and Safety) Regulations 1992
  • Safety Signs and Signals Regulations 1996

Safety Management

  • Safety policy and Safety representatives
  • The role of the supervisor

Managing Safety in Logistics

Accidents

  • Accidents
  • Near misses and dangerous occurrences
  • Accident causation theory
  • Accident investigation
  • Accident reporting and RIDDOR

Safety Management

  • Safety culture
  • Safety policy
  • Safety management systems
  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Monitoring

Risk Assessment

  • Hazards classification
  • Risk calculation
  • Identification and introduction of control measures
  • Maintenance and monitoring of controls
  • Assessment review

The Law

  • Compulsory insurance
  • Case law
  • Main requirements specific Regulations

Occupational Health and hygiene

  • Toxic effects
  • Routes of entry
  • COSHH
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Health monitoring and surveillance

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

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