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Risk Assessments, Workplace Audits, Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Warden, Manual Handling, Food Hygiene, CoSHH Assessments and more.

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Retail Managers –                  

Health & Safety Training course

In Retail, think about safety and health… because work shouldn’t hurt.

Every workplace has its hazards, but no one ever expects injuries to happen to them at work.  In fact, new and young workers are injured on the job every day.

In the retail industry, the leading causes of injury are:

The Retail Managers Health and Safety Course is an essential guide for anyone who has day to day responsibility for staff and customer safety.   It is intended to increase awareness of hazards while providing some specific information relating to legal obligations for employers specific to the retail environment.

Key questions we address on the course?

 Who has legal responsibility for safety of staff and customers?

 How can I ensure that I comply with H&S Law?

 What do I need to do to train staff and when?

 Who is responsible for the safety of the premises?

Benefits of attending the course

 Retail Managers will gain the knowledge required to comply with H&S legislation.

 Practical tips and skills to ensure safety of staff and customers.

 Compliance with legislation will reduce risk of HSE fines, by ensuring all documentation is in place.

 An opportunity to focus on fire prevention.

 Improve staff morale by encouraging their involvement with communicating H&S hazards.

 Peace of mind that staff and customers will not be injured in your workplace.

Course Modules

Safety & The Law

 Basic Introduction to Health & Safety Law (UK)

 Employer H&S Policy & Procedures

 Employer Responsibilities

 Retail Manager’s Responsibilities

Hazards in the workplace

 Identifying safety & health concerns for staff and customers

 Allocating suitable control measures to reduce risk of injury

 Recording your risk assessments

Accident Prevention

 How to report injuries and incidents

 Providing first aid cover for staff

 How to report potential hazards and unsafe working conditions

Fire Prevention and Fire Detection

 How to reduce risk of fire on the premises

 What to do in the event of fire

 Maintenance of fire fighting equipment and detection – keeping records

Staff Training

 What Safety information needs to be shared with casual, part-time and full-time staff.

 How to train staff on safety matters and keep appropriate records

 Communicating safety and health matters between staff and employer

 Specific safety instruction –

o Cash Handling

o Shop Security

o Opening & Closing Procedures

o Lone Working

o Handling Harassment

How to carry out workplace inspections

What will I learn?

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