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Health & Safety Education

Nominations

Nominations are to be made via eESS.

To access eESS, click here or click on the course titles listed below. 

Learner Self service link to SOP

https://www.eess.nhs.scot/wp-content/uploads/EmployeeSelfService/REF903-OLM-ESS-Enroll-Unenroll-from-a-Class.pdf

Manager Self Service SOP

https://www.eess.nhs.scot/wp-content/uploads/REF801-OLM-MSS-How-to-Enrol-Employees-in-a-Class.pdf

For help booking contact: Health&[email protected]  

Records

Attendance will be recorded on eESS. In addition, each Local Manager has a duty to keep a record of who has attended training. To assist with this, if a delegate does not attend, the nominating person will be contacted within 24 hours to inform them of the non-attendance.  For our own records, Health and Safety Services will request a reason for non-attendance.

Courses

The following guidance is provided to assist managers in identifying who should attend Health and Safety Training Courses. The following courses are not general safety awareness courses for staff. The courses are designed to facilitate the Health and Safety Management Manual holder to undertake the duties required within the manual. In general, the manual holder should undertake a training needs analysis to identify whether there is a need for a staff member to take on the role(s) described below and if so, how many staff are required.

All delegates should have a good knowledge of their work area and the tasks being undertaken, this knowledge will be used for exercises undertaken during the course(s). All delegates should bring with them the relevant pre course documentation available from the links within each course description. Courses available:


Health & Safety Management Manual

This course is for Health & Safety Management Manual holders and where identified their deputies. The manual holder will normally be a manager or supervisor with responsibility for the management of health and safety within their area of work.

Delegates

Please use the links below to print off the relevant documents to bring to the course. Management Manual Folders will be given to delegates upon attendance.

  1. Health & Safety Management Manual
    1. Management Manual Course Handout
    2. Management Structure Contacts
    3. Forward Planner Worked Example 
    4. Health & Safety Training Needs 
    5. Summary of Hazards and Risks (Worked Example) 
    6. Health & Safety Risk Register 
    7. Quarterly Workplace Inspection Checklist
    8. Manager's Annual Self Audit 
    9. Risk Assessment Form 
    10. Evaluation Form

Courses (all run 0930 - 1230):

  • 13th March - Stobhill ACH - Seminar Room 4 & 5 - Event Cancelled
  • 22nd May - GGH - Lecture Room - Post Grad Centre - Upper Ground Floor - Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 24th June - QEUH - Labs Buidling - Seminar Room1 - L0/A/009  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 2nd September - Stobhill ACH - Seminar Room 4 & 5  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 30th October - RAH - Lecture Theatre - School of Nursing - Level 1  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 19th November - New Victoria ACH - Room 2.16A - Level 2  Event Cancelled until further notice

Risk Assessment

This course is for staff who have been asked to conduct workplace risk assessments by the H&S Management Manual holder. The course will provide the delegate with a general awareness of how to undertake a generic risk assessment, the awareness gained will supplement the workplace knowledge the delegate has in assisting them with the risk assessment process. The delegate, by attending this course, agrees to undertake risk assessments as directed by their Manager.

Delegates

Please use the links below to print off the relevant documents to bring to the course.

  1. Risk Assessment Course Handout
  2. Generic Risk Assessment Form
  3. Risk Assessment - A Brief Guide to Controlling Risks in the Workplace
  4. Course Evaluation Form

Courses (all run 0930 - 1230):

  • 27th April - RAH - Lecture Theatre - School of Nursing - Level 1  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 12th May - Stobhill ACH - Seminar Room 4 & 5  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 3rd June - GGH - Lecture Room - Post Grad Centre - Upper Ground Floor  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 4th August - New Victoria ACH - Room 2.16A - Level 2  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 22nd September - RAH - Lecture Theatre - School of Nursing - Level 1  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 1st October - Stobhill ACH - Seminar Room 4 & 5  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 5th November - GGH - Lecture Room - Post Grad Centre - Upper Ground Floor  Event Cancelled until further notice

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Assessors

This course is for staff who have been designated as the COSHH Assessor by the H&S Management Manual holder for the area they work in. The delegate will be expected to undertake COSHH risk assessments when they have completed this course. It would be expected that generally only one COSHH Assessor would be required in any one area covered by a H&S Management Manual with the potential for this role to be shared between areas.

Delegates

Please use the links below to print off the relevant documents to bring to the course.

  1. COSHH Course Handout
  2. COSHH Risk Assessment Form
  3. Course Evaluation Form

Course (all run 0930 - 1230):

  • 30th June - RAH - Lecture Theatre - School of Nursing - Level 1  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 8th September - GGH - Lecture Room - Post Grad Centre - Upper Ground Floor  Event Cancelled until further notice

Display Screen Assessment (DSE) Assessors

This course is for staff who have been designated as the DSE Assessor by the H&S Management Manual holder for the area they work in. The delegate will be expected to undertake DSE risk assessments when they have completed this course. It would be expected that generally only one DSE assessor would be required in any one area covered by a H&S Management Manual, with the potential for this role to be shared between areas.

Delegates

Please use the links below to print off the relevant documents to bring to the course.

  1. DSE Assessors Training Handout
  2. Course Evaluation Form
  3. DSE Policy Appendix 3-6
  4. DSE Assessors Problem and Remedial Action Sheet
  5. Laptop Computer User Guide

Courses (all run 0930 - 1230):

  • 27th March - RAH - Lecture Theatre - School of Nursing - Level 1  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 10th June - Stobhill ACH - Seminar Room 4 & 5  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 14th September - QEUH - Labs Buidling - Seminar Room1 - L0/A/009  Event Cancelled until further notice
  • 1st December - GGH - Lecture Room - Post Grad Centre - Upper Ground Floor  Event Cancelled until further notice

Face Fit Testers for FFP3 Respirators

This course is for staff identified to undertake the role of a face fit tester. The need for which is expressed through a clinical risk assessment, which has identified the need for FFP3 oral nasal disposable mask respiratory protection to be used against respiratory borne pathogens. To use these masks, relevant staff must be ‘face fit tested’ to ensure that they can achieve a suitable face fit of the mask and that it operates at the required efficiency.

This 3.5 hour course is designed to ensure that the candidates selected to become face fit testers are provided both with the background knowledge and the practical skills set out in the HSE document 282-28, a copy of which can be found below. It is asked that candidates familiarise themselves with this document prior to attendance.

Delegates

Please use the links below to print off the relevant documents to bring to the course.

a. HSE Document 282-28

b. Face fit test record

c. Face fit test register

d. HSE Document INDG479

Courses (0930 - 1330 unless marked):

To book click course title

  • Tue 9th June - Venue Change - QEUH - Fully Booked
  • Thu 11th June - Seminar Room 2 - 3rd Floor - Stobhill ACH - Event Cancelled

 

 

Last Updated: 12 October 2020