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THE HIGHFIELD

LEVEL 3

Health & Safety
TRAINING PACK

Lecture programme designed and written by Kirstie Trasler and Ian Fisher Disclaimer The information provided in this training package has been carefully compiled to ensure its relevance and accuracy. However, no liability or legal responsibility is accepted for the content or any errors or omissions. ©Highfield.co.uk Ltd Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or the purpose permitted under the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988 no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior permission in writing of Highfield.co.uk Ltd. 14/10/08

Level 3 Health & Safety
Updated or amended: 14/10/08

©Highfield.co.uk ltd
tel. 0845 2260350 www.highfield.co.uk www.foodsafetytrainers.co.uk

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Using the Highfield Level 3 Health & Safety Training Pack
This training pack is designed to provide tutors with the information, training aids and ideas to present an Intermediate training course, as described in legislation, Approved Codes of Practice and guidance notes. It is intended to provide tutors with a framework of course lecture notes suitable for use with the CIEH Level 3 Health and Safety. It may be used for in-house courses to promote the same level of knowledge amongst line managers and supervisory staff, as if they had attended an accredited course. It is recommended that the course be run for at least twenty-two hours. This may be carried out as an intensive course over say, four consecutive days, or on a specific day over a four-week period. The examination at the conclusion of the course may be completed on the fourth day or, alternatively, the candidate can be asked to return a week or so after the last day. There are fifteen lectures covering the following subjects: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • An Introduction to Health and Safety Accidents The Legal Aspects of Health and Safety Management of Health and Safety Risk Assessment Hazardous Substances The Workplace Equipment Safety Fire Safety Health at Work Ergonomics, Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment Training Monitoring and Measuring Performance Consultation Consultation The Role of Line Managers and Supervisors

The pack includes acetates, group exercises and several photocopiable handouts, to reinforce particular complex or important issues and also to test the knowledge retention of the candidates as the course progresses. Suggestions for handouts, to be obtained by the lecturer, are also provided, together with suggestions for group discussion. The lecturer can obtain additional background from 'Health & Safety for Management'. It is recommended that the course tutor provides each student with a copy of the

Level 3 Health & Safety
Updated or amended: 14/10/08

©Highfield.co.uk ltd
tel. 0845 2260350 www.highfield.co.uk www.foodsafetytrainers.co.uk

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syllabus from the relevant accrediting body prior to the commencement of the course. Example examination questions have been provided. These may be answered in the classroom by individuals or groups or given as homework. It is recommended that at the end of every session the group be asked to confirm the key points discussed in the lecture. These may be written on a flip chart and will reinforce important facts. This technique will also enable the lecturer to check that he/she is getting the correct message across during the lecture It is recommended that course participants are sent a copy of 'Level 3 Health & Safety' and pre-course health & safety questions at least one week before attending the course. They should read the book and complete the question paper before attending the course. This should ensure much more interesting, relevant and interactive training sessions, which will facilitate greater understanding of health & safety instead of concentrating solely on...
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