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Health and Safety Training Courses

Direct Safety Solutions is a trusted provider of health and safety consultancy and training based in the West Midlands. All of our training courses are professionally delivered by experienced safety practitioners. 

The benefits of health and safety training delivered by Direct Safety Solutions:

  • We ensure that all of our trainers are CMIOSH qualified and OSHCR registered
  • We utilise a variety of proven learning methods
  • Our courses are weighted towards practical exercises and assessments to encourage teamwork, retention of material, and group learning. We can design completely bespoke safety training courses to match your company’s specific needs

Our health and safety training courses are delivered in the West Midlands or your office

All of our courses can be delivered either at your premises or at our training centre. 
All courses come complete with illustrated hand-outs, signed certificates and a copy of delegate attendance and feedback forms. In addition to our own courses we work in conjunction with a trusted partner to offer the following courses at their state of the art training centre in Birmingham:

  • PASMA Alloy Tower Assembly and Dismantling
  • IPAF Access Platform Operators Course
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • SMSTS – Site Managers Safety Training Scheme
  • SSSTS – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme
  • Confined Space Entry Training

We can also arrange First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid Training.

 
  • PASMA Alloy Tower Assembly and Dismantling.
  • IPAF Access Platform Operators Course.
  • IOSH Working Safely.
  • IOSH Managing Safely.
  • SMSTS – Site Managers Safety Training Scheme.
  • SSSTS – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme.
  • Confined Space Entry Training.

We can also arrange First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid Training.

Standard Health and Safety Training Courses:

Health and Safety Management for Managers:

 
  • Introduction to health and safety law 
  • Overview of civil and common law 
  • Risk assessment – a practical approach 
  • Communication and consultation 
  • Manual handling assessment 
  • COSHH assessment 
  • Fire safety awareness 
  • Accident prevention and management 
  • Human behaviours

Health and Safety Awareness for Employees:

 
  • Overview of employees’ responsibilities.
  • Introduction to health and safety law
  • Risk assessment – a practical approach
  • Working together on health & safety
  • Manual handling awareness
  • COSHH awareness
  • Fire safety awareness
  • Accident prevention
  • Human behaviours

Risk assessment – a sensible approach:

 
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Introduction to health & safety law
  • Types of risk assessment
  • 5 steps risk assessment process
  • Hazard spotting
  • Implementing control measure
  • Assessing risk and prioritising actions
  • Recording assessments and informing your staff
  • Practical exercises

Manual handling awareness:

 
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Manual handling regulations overview
  • Definitions and examples
  • Overview of the spine and potential injuries
  • Methods of avoiding the need to lift
  • Practical exercises
  • Team lifting

Manual handling risk assessment and techniques:

 
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Manual handling regulations overview
  • Definitions and examples
  • Hazard spotting
  • Manual handling exercise – practical examples
  • Overview of the spine and potential injuries
  • Methods of avoiding the need to lift
  • Practical exercises
  • Team lifting

Fire safety awareness:

 
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Fire safety law
  • Main causes of fire
  • How a fire starts and spreads
  • Fire prevention methods
  • Fire evacuation
  • Types and uses of extinguishers

Health and Safety Services

Learn more about the services we can provide, whether it’s a Health and Safety Review or Audit, production of your Health and Safety Policy or Documents, Risk Assessments and Method Statements, assistance with CHAS, 'safecontractor' or Constructionline, we can help.

Employment Law Advice

In the ever-changing field of Employment Law it is vital to ensure you are compliant with up to date Contracts of Employment and Employment Procedures for key areas such as recruitment, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures, absence management etc. 

Training

Find out more about our training services delivered “in-house” or from our training centre in the West Midlands. We offer our own courses along with Emergency First Aid, First Aid at Work, PASMA, IPAF, CITB SMSTS and SSSTS amongst others from our training partner.

Meet the Team

Click here to find out more about our team of experts including past experience, qualifications, interests and specialisms in their field. All our Consultants are employed by us and offer a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Testimonials

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Contact Us

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