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First Aid at Work (3 day course)

First AidHealth & Safety
POA

The First Aid at Work consists of two units that will enable successful delegates to act as a first aider in their workplace.Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the workplace.Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace.Who is it for?Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of a first aider in their workplace.Topics CoveredTraining programme for unit 1:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries. Training programme for unit 2: secondary survey;injuries to bones,joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.Course Duration: 3 daysOfqual accredited: YesOfqual reference: 600/7559/4Progression: A first aid re-qualification is mandatory every three years.

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This course replaces the Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace and offers new and updated content. This course enables delegates to contribute to good health and safety standards by working together with employers to reduce risks and prevent work-related accidents and ill health. This course is often lively, involving much debate and discussion. Who is it for? This course is suitable for all employees working in any sector of commerce and industry. It is an excellent introduction for new employees or those requiring an overview of health and safety in the workplace.

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This new CIEH qualification provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control. To give you maximum flexibility this one qualification gives you two possible outcomes. Part 1 can be delivered as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain the CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling. Those who need to learn about practical manual handling techniques can stay on for a further half day training session and assessment to gain the full CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice. The CIEH has developed this qualification to benefit anyone who has to carry out any manual handling activities at work by introducing them to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved and the controls that are available to help prevent injury. The course in addition will teach learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities with the aim of reducing the number of work-related injuries associated with manual handling.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace.Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace.AssessmentThe assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock.The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day.Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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Fire Extinguisher

Fire SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

Each year the correct use of fire extinguishers saves UK businesses millions, preserves lives and prevents injury. Small fires can spread rapidly and trained staff can help to prevent the escalation of minor fires. Our experienced trainers use the latest fire training equipment to demonstrate the safe use of fire extinguishers. Delegates are given the opportunity to use the extinguishers on real fire scenarios.

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Fire Warden Or Marshal

Fire SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

This course is designed to be relevant to most workplaces, as there are many shared fire hazards and risks, e.g. electrical appliances and people. Experienced fire training professionals provide an exciting training experience using the latest equipment and focusing on the teaching of realistic fire management techniques. The delegates will be taught the correct selection and use of fire extinguishers via a practical demonstration where delegates will use a variety of extinguishers in real fire situations. Who is it for? This course is suitable for employees who may be part of a first response team or have specific fire safety responsibilities to management. Topics Covered: Legislation Truth; about fire; Causes of fire and ignition sources; Fire prevention measures; Fire extinguisher use and maintenance Emergency procedures; Arson awareness; Inspection records; Hot works (permits); Fire hazard identification and risk control. Course Objectives By the end of the course the delegates will have been given a working knowledge of fire safety procedures/policy and will have the skills necessary to provide assistance to the fire safety manager. Assessment Delegates receive a certificate of attendance. Course Duration: 6 hours (1 day)

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This practical course aims to provide delegates with the understanding, knowledge and confidence to carry out initial risk assessments or review existing assessments. The course ensures that all stages of risk assessment are covered, accompanied by examples of risk assessment procedures and policies to aid delegate understanding. Who is it for? This course is designed for anyone with a responsibility to conduct or review risk assessments. It is particularly useful for managers and supervisors, but it would also be suitable for individual workers who contribute to the risk assessment process. Delegates should have received previous training in general health and safety. Topics Covered • Legislation • Principles of risk assessment • Hazard spotting • Risk evaluation • Risk controls • Practical application of risk assessment tools • Sample documentation and policies • Communication methods and application Course Objectives Successful completion of the training programme, assignment and self-evaluation will enable candidates to contribute to risk assessment programmes in the workplace. Assessment The delegate must produce a report detailing their methods and conclusions following a risk assessment in their own workplace and the Ouch trainer will be available to provide support. A CIEH certificate will be issued on completion of the course. Accredited by Ofqual Ref: 500/1436/5. Course Duration 7 hours (normally 1 day) teaching time with additional time required for personal study in order to complete the assignment.

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The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 place a general duty on employers to provide first-aid treatment to employees within the workplace environment. The employer has overall responsibility for the risk assessment (assessment of first-aid need) that will establish the level of first-aid cover required. If, having assessed first-aid needs, an employer decides to appoint first aiders, the first aiders must have a valid certificate of competence.Course ObjectivesTo refresh knowledge and understanding of administering first aid at work. This course provides information and updates to secure delegates already sound knowledge gained from their previous First Aid at Work training.By the end of the course participants will be able to:Act safely, promptly and effectively during emergencies at work;Use first aid equipment;Understand employer duties and legislation;Maintain first aid records;Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures.Who is it for? Anyone who has already completed an Award in First Aid at Work course where the 3 year certificate is due to expire within the next three months.Topics Covered:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries;secondary survey;injuries to bones, joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.AssessmentThe course is assessed through a practical exam. If successful the delegate will receive a First Aid At Work certificate, which is valid for three years. It is strongly recommended that delegates attend an annual 3 hour first aid refresher course please contact Ouch for further details).Please note: To continue and renew this qualification learners must attend an First Aid at Work Re-qualification course within the final 3 months of the 3 year certificate expiry period.Course Duration: 2 daysOfqual Accredited: YesOfqual Reference: 600/7559/4

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IOSH Working Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Working Safely training course is intended for people at any level in any sector, needing grounding in the essentials of health and safety. This course is widely recognised, and offers everyone an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’. It shows what they need to know – and are perhaps reluctant to learn about – in a refreshingly informal way. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates. Who is it for? The IOSH Working safely course is aimed at people at any level. Working safely isn’t supposed to turn delegates into safety experts. It focuses on why health and safety is important, and how individuals can make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing their behaviour. Topics Covered: Introducing “Working safely”; Defining hazard and risk; Identifying common hazards; Improving safety performance; Protecting our environment. Course Duration: 6 hours Assessment Multiple choice examination and a series of hazard spotting exercises. Delegates will receive an IOSH Working Safely certificate or credit-card sized passport card.

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely training course is intended for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. This course is widely recognised as the minimum standard of health and safety training for managers at all levels, providing an excellent basis for those wishing to progress their health and safety professional qualifications. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates.Who is it for?The IOSH Managing safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities, but is equally valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in low risk organisations. Topics Covered:The concept of managing safely;Identifying hazards;Assessing and controlling risks (risk assessment);Understanding your health and safety responsibilities (i.e. the legal framework);Incident and accident investigation;Measuring performance;Protecting our environment and environmental safety.AssessmentAt the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a multi-format assessment and a short workplace based practical project. Delegates must complete their project and return it to us within 14 days of the course completion. Delegates will receive an IOSH Managing Safely certificate or a credit-card sized passport card.Course Duration: This course will be delivered over four days (normally over two weeks).

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IOSH Directing Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

This course has been approved by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health’s for the award of its ‘Directing safely’ certificate. It aims to ensure that people at the most senior levels appreciate the importance of health and safety and their responsibilities in relation to it. The course reflects the principles embodied in: The Health and Safety Executive’s guidance, ‘Successful Health and Safety Management’ (HSG65), The Turnbull report (‘Internal controls: Guidance for Directors on the Combined Code’) ,The DETR / HEC’s ‘Revitalising Health and Safety’ strategy statement. Who is it for? The ‘Directing safely’ course is intended for people with strategic responsibility for determining and implementing effective health and safety management within ‘small and medium sized enterprises’ (ie, those with fewer than 250 employees). Course objectives On successful completion of the ‘Directing safely’ course, participants will be able to: • Understand the importance of strategic health and safety management and its integration into other business management systems • Understand directors’ and employees’ statutory duties • Identify accident causes and plan for prevention through hazard identification, risk assessment and control strategies • Appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively • Understand the importance of employee selection and the effect of human factors on health and safety • Recognise the importance of consultation and communication with employees on health and safety issues • Appreciate the significance of performance monitoring for continual improvement of health and safety management Assessment At the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a 10 question multi-choice assessment. Successful delegates with receive an IOSH Directing Safely Certificate. Course duration This course will be delivered over 1 day.

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The course provides delegates with the information necessary to undertake and document DSE risk assessments. It gives an insight into the legislation and background behind DSE assessment and examines the implications of incorrect DSE usage. As well as being a legal requirement, DSE assessments can also prevent ill health and musculature disorders that poorly designed workstations can cause. The course incorporates a practical session covering how to set up and use a workstation correctly.Who is it for?Any supervisors or management responsible for carrying out initial or reviewing current DSE risk assessments.Topic areas:LegislationRisk assessments and pre-assessment questionnairesDefinition of a userHealth effectsWork routinesEye/Eyesight tests and corrective appliancesTraining for the userWorkstation analysisWorkstation set upLaptop useDocumentationCourse ObjectivesBy the end of the course delegates should have the knowledge and understanding necessary to enable the undertaking and co-ordination of workstation assessments. Delegates will gain a deep understanding of the problems caused by working with poorly designed workstations. A thorough knowledge of legal requirements along side ways in which to implement new strategies will be gained throughout the course.AssessmentDelegates will receive a certificate of attendance.Course Duration6 hours

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IATP Non Licenced Asbestos Work

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145

The CIEH Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Risk Assessment and Control helps candidates consolidate and develop their existing knowledge of workplace fire safety. Candidates gain a thorough understanding of the formal fire risk assessment process for non-complex, low - or normal-risk premises that do not contain high risk associated with the work or building features. Successfully completing this qualification will enable candidates to: ï‚· conduct a fire safety checklist in their work area ï‚· conduct a fire risk assessment in a low- or normal-risk premises (assuming candidates have the necessary technical knowledge in relation to fire safety and the activities/environments/issues being assessed) ï‚· organize and implement a fire risk assessment programme or contribute to an existing programme ï‚· participate in the identification of specific fire safety training needs through fire risk assessment ï‚· assist employers in meeting legal requirements and promote improved standards of fire safety in their workplace ï‚· self-evaluate their knowledge and skills, and to seek help where necessary.

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Asbestos awareness training is legally required for anyone who may be exposed to asbestos materials during their work and those that supervise their activities. Successful completion of the course will demonstrate a basic awareness of asbestos and compliance with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.What youll learn?Our hands-on Asbestos Awareness course is fantastic highly interactive and taught by experts. During the course you will: Understand the legislation involved in dealing with asbestos Find out how damaging asbestos can be to your health Decipher the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos Learn about to deal with asbestos in an emergencyAsbestos Awareness Training is designed for employees whose work could expose them to asbestos. The training is also useful for anyone requiring a better understanding of the basic elements of asbestos and is a good stepping stone to more in-depth courses.FacilitiesThis is a 3.5 hour course which can be run in-house for up to 12 delegates or join one of our open courses at our own training facilities.

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First Aid Skills Update

First AidHealth & Safety
POA

IOSH Leading Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

POA

Promoting safe behaviour at work is a critical part of the management of health and safety. Good behaviour turns health and safety management systems and operational procedures into reality and can be used to minimise errors, and reduce potential for accidents and near misses. In effect; Behavioural Safety aims to reduce the base of the accidental triangle.

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UKATA Duty to Manage Asbestos

AsbestosHealth & Safety
POA

Your organisation needs to manage Asbestos to ensure the safety of all affected by your works. This course will show you how to do this in a practical way to reassure all concerned. You will find this course invaluable in giving your staff the tools to enable your business no matter what size, to carry out its duties in respect of Asbestos legislation and compliance.

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POA

Keep your knowledge and skills up to date with our IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course. Health and safety legislation and best practice change on a regular basis. If you've completed IOSH Managing Safely, our refresher course will ensure you stay current and help you meet your statutory obligations.

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Paediatric First Aid

First AidHealth & Safety
POA




HABC Level 3 Award in Education & Training

12Train The TrainerHuman Resources
420


Manual Handling

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
31

Sharps & Needles

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

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Welcome to Ouch Training. Ouch provide modern, cost effective Health & Safety training services. We believe that a safe working environment benefits everyone and we aim to make this a reality through effective training, support and advice. From our head office in Dorset, we direct our nationwide team of dynamic trainers. Our experienced trainers deliver a range of courses using exciting training styles and materials. We know that if the learning experience is enjoyable and relevant, delegates will remember their new skills and be able to recall them when they are really needed.

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