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Code: BH/21/1004 Effective Health and Safety Management - for council employees and schools only (ZOOM)

This two part course has been adapted to be delivered virtually. It has been developed for managers, supervisors and others who have responsibility for managing health and safety at work.

This training will provide you with a good overview of your responsibilities and essential information on how to successfully manage health and safety in your workplace. The training will cover a wide range of topics and will enable you to fulfil your health and safety responsibilities.

IMPORTANT: before attending this course, participants are required to complete the iHasco Health and Safety for Managers eLearning training (approximately 1 hour). This can be accessed directly through the eLearning section on the Learning Gateway and will form part 1 of this training.

The trainer led virtual session delivered by ZOOM will form part 2 of the Effective Health and Safety Management course.

There is a specific 'Health and Safety for Managers' course avaiable for Adult Social Care Managers.If you work in the independent care sector, please search for details of this course in the Adult Social Care section of the Learning Gateway.

We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties. You will be sent a separate email with the Zoom access link nearer the time.

Zoom is a restricted site for BHCC staff, which will be unblocked for the duration of the course. There is no need for you to contact IT&D. Depending on your IT set up, you may find it easier to forward the link to personal device.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 September 2021 13:30 - 17:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/1545 Mental Health and Debt Knowledge Share Webinar (Microsoft Teams)

This event will bring together system-wide professionals from debt and mental health services across Brighton and Hove.

Our local colleagues will share knowledge about the specialist services they work for, their job roles and how they help people around mental health and debt issues.

The aim is to increase our understanding of where to refer people suffering with mental health and debt and understanding what support they will get at the other end of that referral and how we can work together to strengthen support with these linked issues.

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1 29 September 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0981 Health and Safety for Site Managers & Caretakers in Schools (Microsoft Teams)

This course is delivered by colleagues from the Health and Safety Team, the Premises Team and Education Property Management Team and is strongly recommended for School Caretakers and Site Managers working in Brighton and Hove Schools.

This training will provide essential information for Caretakers and Site Managers, on how to successfully manage the health and safety risks in schools. Topics covered will include:

  •  hazard identification through workplace inspections
  •  risk assessment
  •  statutory inspections 
  •  record keeping
  •  reporting of incidents and near misses
  •  COSHH overview
  •  tools and equipment
  •  contractor management
  •  lone working

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0983 Overview - Health & Safety Roles & Responsibilities of Head Teachers (Microsoft Teams)

This course has been adapted to be delivered virtually.

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 13 October 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1007 IOSH Managing Safely (ZOOM)


What is IOSH Managing Safely and who is this course for?


This course is accredited by IOSH (The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and will provide delegates with an opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised, health and safety qualification.

This training is recommended for managers, supervisors and team leaders who wish to gain confidence and a  deeper understanding of their health and safety responsibilities and successful health and safety management. This course will help delegates to lead by good example, to effectively manage the health, safety and wellbeing of their team and embed a positive and safe culture in the workplace. 
 

What does this course cover?

This course covers responsibilites, identifying hazards, assessment and control of risks, incident and accident investigation and measuring performance.

How will the course be delivered and assessed?

This training course will be delivered virtually via Zoom in 4 sessions, between 09.30-15.30 on days 1, 2 & 3 and between 09.30 and 12.30 on day 4. Delegates must be able to attend all sessions and undertake a 45 minute knowledge based test  consisting of multi-format questions on the final day. Delegates will also be required to complete a skill-based, practical risk assessment carried out in their workplace

 
Priority for places is given to BHCC staff and Schools staff but a limited number of places are available to external people. 

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you are able to undertake this course from a suitable and quiet,work area/room. You are also advised to check in advance that you have access to Zoom and have audio and visual functionality on your computer, as you will need to be seen and heard by the trainer.

Accessing the online virtual course:

The Zoom link for this online session will be sent to you in advance of the virtual session.

How to access Zoom:

We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties. 

You will need to click on the Zoom link that will be sent to you. You will be taken to Zoom and then you will see the option to join, click on join and this will take to you to the online training session.

Please access the session at least 15 minutes before the start of the course to ensure your audio and visual is working. If you experience any difficulties, please email learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk or call your IT support team. 

 
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 October 2021 09:30 - 15:30 Zoom Map
2 20 October 2021 09:30 - 15:30 Zoom Map
3 21 October 2021 09:30 - 15:30 Zoom Map
4 22 October 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/1734 Legionella Awareness

Important: This course is mandatory for all those responsible and accountable for management of Legionella.

This course has been organised by the Premises Team and provides an essential introduction to issues relating to Legionella and Legionnaires Disease. The course will cover:

• overview of terminology
• background to Legionella
• legislation, including general requirements and monitoring requirements
• roles and responsibilities and how to comply with current legislation

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G87 Map

Code: BH/21/1005 Effective Health and Safety Management - for council employees and schools only (ZOOM)

This two part course has been adapted to be delivered virtually. It has been developed for managers, supervisors and others who have responsibility for managing health and safety at work.

This training will provide you with a good overview of your responsibilities and essential information on how to successfully manage health and safety in your workplace. The training will cover a wide range of topics and will enable you to fulfil your health and safety responsibilities.

IMPORTANT: before attending this course, participants are required to complete the iHasco Health and Safety for Managers eLearning training (approximately 1 hour). This can be accessed directly through the eLearning section on the Learning Gateway and will form part 1 of this training.

The trainer led virtual session delivered by ZOOM will form part 2 of the Effective Health and Safety Management course.

There is a specific 'Health and Safety for Managers' course avaiable for Adult Social Care Managers.If you work in the independent care sector, please search for details of this course in the Adult Social Care section of the Learning Gateway.

We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties. You will be sent a separate email with the Zoom access link nearer the time.

Zoom is a restricted site for BHCC staff, which will be unblocked for the duration of the course. There is no need for you to contact IT&D. Depending on your IT set up, you may find it easier to forward the link to personal device.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 December 2021 13:30 - 17:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/0982 Health and Safety for New Site Managers & Caretakers in Schools (Microsoft Teams)

This course is delivered by colleagues from the Health and Safety Team, the Premises Team and Education Property Management Team and is strongly recommended for School Caretakers and Site Managers working in Brighton and Hove Schools.

This training will provide essential information for new Caretakers and Site Managers, on how to successfully manage the health and safety risks in schools. Topics covered will include:

  •  hazard identification through workplace inspections
  •  risk assessment
  •  statutory inspections 
  •  record keeping
  •  reporting of incidents and near misses
  •  COSHH overview
  •  tools and equipment
  •  contractor management
  •  lone working

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 January 2022 10:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0984 Overview - Health & Safety Roles & Responsibilities of Head Teachers (Microsoft Teams)

This course has been adapted to be delivered virtually.

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

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1006 Effective Health and Safety Management - for council employees and schools only (ZOOM)

This two part course has been adapted to be delivered virtually. It has been developed for managers, supervisors and others who have responsibility for managing health and safety at work.

This training will provide you with a good overview of your responsibilities and essential information on how to successfully manage health and safety in your workplace. The training will cover a wide range of topics and will enable you to fulfil your health and safety responsibilities.

IMPORTANT: before attending this course, participants are required to complete the iHasco Health and Safety for Managers eLearning training (approximately 1 hour). This can be accessed directly through the eLearning section on the Learning Gateway and will form part 1 of this training.

The trainer led virtual session delivered by ZOOM will form part 2 of the Effective Health and Safety Management course.

There is a specific 'Health and Safety for Managers' course avaiable for Adult Social Care Managers.If you work in the independent care sector, please search for details of this course in the Adult Social Care section of the Learning Gateway.

We hope you can access the training with no technical difficulties. You will be sent a separate email with the Zoom access link nearer the time.

Zoom is a restricted site for BHCC staff, which will be unblocked for the duration of the course. There is no need for you to contact IT&D. Depending on your IT set up, you may find it easier to forward the link to personal device.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 March 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map