Health and Safety Legislation Update

Introduction

Designed for all those requiring an update on Legislation, including those that completed IOSH Managing Safely and NEBOSH General Certificated courses 3-5 years previous.

This interactive programme is designed to provide delegates with an overview of new legislation as it comes into force and to review recent case law studies of the impact of not complying to its requirements. The programme will enable delegates to update their knowledge and understand the implications to their workplace and Safety management systems.

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Description

Course Content

The Political Direction – Where are they taking Health & Safety ?

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – an old chestnut under review ?

Legal Aspects

  • Criminal Law – trends in the courts and corporate manslaughter
  • Civil Law – the Civil Procedures (effective April ’98)

Insurance

  • Trends in claims and the Employers liability limit

 

Recent Changes in Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice

Review of sample case examples of noncompliance and outcomes

Personal Action Planning

 

Course Duration: One Day