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Code: BH/22/0342 Fire Risk Assessment - for council employees and schools ONLY (Microsoft Teams)

This course has been developed specfically for managers, supervisors or people required to carry out workplace, stage 2 fire risk assessments in a council building or school.

It is designed to provide delegates with the comptency to conduct stage 2 fire risk assessments in line with legislation and council policy.  The training will consist of practical and theoretical exercises, which will enable candidates to identify fire safety hazards, assess the level of risk and implement practical control measures, to minimise fire related risks at work.

Examples of potential fire safety hazards and the suitability of controls will be discussed.

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1 27 June 2022 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0941 Overview - Health & Safety Roles & Responsibilities of Head Teachers (Microsoft Teams)

This is a mandatory training if you are a Head Teacher, Head of School, or Executive Head Teacher at any Brighton and Hove school (including Church schools) - On appointment and refreshed every 3 years.

Head teachers must ensure adequate resources are identified, allocated and deployed for the management of health and safety in their school.  Whilst Head teachers can delegate certain safety functions to others, they cannot delegate their responsibility for health and safety. 

This course will provide you with an overview of:

  • Your legal responsibilities
  • An outline of your responsibilities for health and safety
  • Details of how to manage your significant risks proportionately through a ‘safety management system’ (including the need for policies and procedures,  risk assessment; incident reporting, premises management etc)
  • Where to find the support and resources that are available to you


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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 June 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0473 Safeguarding Adults - Update (EVENT FULL)

This update is for staff who have attended the safeguarding adults basic awareness training in the last 3 years and need a refresher.

The course is a reminder of the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to adults, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting this. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services. An update course must be taken every three years.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0614 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.  Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids. 

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 .  The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course. 

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course. 

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team -

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

This course is mandatory for people providing care and support in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services who must complete the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness initially, then the Safer People Awareness Update annually thereafter. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map