This one-day interactive course has been
designed for company Directors with the aim of recognising the human and
financial implications of health and safety legislation non-compliance.
The course will provide a summary of how to
promote a positive organisational culture for health and safety. Workshop
exercises throughout the day will give delegates the opportunity to discuss
their thoughts about health and safety and their responsibilities in an open
The day concludes with delegates preparing an
action plan for use when they return to the workplace. This will include a
skills matrix to utilise within their organisations.
The DRHS course is endorsed by Build UK as the
standard training for all senior managers and company directors.
course has been developed for directors and senior managers of any
organisational size in construction, civil engineering or allied trades, and
therefore this should be considered before enrolling delegates on to this
must be competent in English at senior management level.
delegate will gain knowledge and understanding in:
- moral, economic and legal
costs and implications of making decisions
- strategic management of risks
- consequences of failed health
and safety management
- importance of competent duty
holders, and cooperating, communicating and coordinating health and safety on
- appointment of competent
health and safety assistance
- tools to introduce a proactive
health and safety culture into an organisation.
At the end of the day the delegates will be able to:
- recognise the moral,
economic and legal costs/implications of decisions made in the boardroom that
make their business liable
- explain the importance of
strategic management of risks
- appreciate the
consequences of failing to manage health & safety effectively
- describe the importance
of competent duty holders cooperating, communicating and coordinating health
and safety throughout the whole project
- recognise the need to
appoint competent health and safety assistance, and the limitations of such an
- identify the basic tools
for introducing a proactive health and safety culture into their organisation.