Courses - Workplace

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McCrudden Training

Eastbourne & District Chamber of Commerce

Data Protection Training

Under the powers of the Data Protection Act, the penalty for serious breaches of the legislation includes fines of up to £500,000 and imprisonment.  In 2010 the first fines were issued by the Information Commissioner of £130,000 to a county council and £60,000 to a social enterprise company who lost an encrypted laptop.  Data loss is a crime and serious threat to business, and organisations are obliged to ensure that all staff who ‘process’ personal information of clients, staff and partners are aware of their legal responsibilities.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 requires employers to provide suitable first-aid equipment, facilities and personnel to make sure that assistance is given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work.

First aiders in your organisation must have a valid certificate of competence. Emergency First Aid at Work training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.

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Fire Safety Awareness Training

85% of businesses that have a major fire, never trade again, and if the businesses has not taken the appropriate preventative action, insurance companies may refute any claim.

Ensuring ALL your staff understand their roles in preventing fires and their contribution to monitoring risks, will help ensure your business is less likely to be affected and make sure your company complies with its legal obligations.

This short workshop will equip staff with enough awareness and knowledge to play their role in protecting your organisation.

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First Aid at Work (re-qualification)

The law requires employers to provide suitable first-aid equipment, and first aid trained staff to make sure that help is given if someone is injured or becomes ill at work. First aiders in your organisation must have a valid certificate of competence.

This 2-day re-qualification course is designed to refresh the knowledge and skills of existing first aid trained individuals.  On successful completion of the course, you will receive a nationally recognised HSE First Aid at Work certificate.

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Going it alone: Lone worker training

It’s estimated that there are between 3-4 million lone workers in the UK. The true figure is likely to be much higher, as lone working regulations apply to so many professions; cleaners, estate agents, trades people, home visitors, financial advisors, self-employed people, as well as anyone who could be left alone in an office. The list is endless.

One thing we do know for sure is that organisations have a legal duty to risk assess lone working, and implement control measures.

This short course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to discharge your legal and moral duty to look after lone workers. We’ll help you identify risks in your workplace, review high and low tech control measures and help you develop your lone working policy.

Don’t let your staff become one of the tens of thousands of UK workers who are abused, attacked or become victims of accidents every day in the UK.

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Health and Safety Awareness through Risk Assessment

This course is to make delegates aware of basic health and safety issues.

Risk assessments are the lynchpin of health and safety management and this course will enable those responsible to make an informed decision. To many people there are obvious risks and common sense tells us what precautions to take however, other factors can impact or compound this risk.

So how do you recognise this situation and more importantly, what action should you be taking in order to discharge your duty of care to those you utilise in your organisation and others?

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Level 3 Award in Health & Safety for supervisors in the workplace

Workplaces, of all sizes, are legally obliged to ensure the health and safety of the people they come into contact with (staff, customers and volunteers). Failing to do so can incur substantial penalties.

This 3 day Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) Award programme provides is the mandatory training required for those with responsibility for health & safety in the workplace.

By learning about your legal duties and obligations on this nationally accredited course you will significantly reduce your risk of prosecution, or other sanctions including HSE fees for intervention.

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Manual Handling Train the Trainer

Any workplace activity that involves physical effort (pushing, pulling or lifting) is classed as manual handling. To protect yourself, other staff and your organisation, everyone who may be involved in manual handling should be trained at induction and as a minimum every 3 years.

This course is designed to make delivering manual handling training more cost effective for your organisation by training you to cascade awareness training yourself.

During the course you’ll learn about manual handling and basic training theory. On successful completion of the course, we’ll give you all the materials you need to deliver your training in-house.

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Uplifting Manual handling training for staff

In 2010/11 26.4 million working days were lost as a result of work-related illness or injury. A large majority of these were linked to manual handling injury.

Any workplace activity that involves physical effort (pushing, pulling or lifting) is classed as manual handling. To protect yourself, from the risk of injury and your organisation from potential civil litigation, staff involved in manual handling should be trained at induction and as a minimum every 3 years.

This course will help you to meet the employer and employee obligations to have appropriate training in safe handling techniques. It’s perfect for you, if manual handling is a key part of your job.

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Well adjusted: workstation assessor training

Poor work station ergonomics can lead to serious and long-term musculoskeletal injuries, as well as sickness absence. Providing a safe workplace environment, including workstation, is a legal responsibility. But that's not easy to do if you don't know what to look for, and what to change.

This short course will train your staff to conduct workstation station assessments and address any issues they find. Delegates will learn about back care, injury prevention and risk reduction. Then using a template provided, delegates will conduct a workstation analysis.

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