safety_officerCourse aim:

To assist companies in addressing their legal requirement to have a competent person to manage health & safety within their organisation.

Course objectives:

To ensure that learners who successfully complete this course:

  • will understand the concepts of safety and health,
  • will recognise the factors which influence health, safety and welfare,
  • will be able to apply health and safety principles and procedures,
  • will understand the critical importance of hazard identification and risk assessment,
  • will be familiar with core legislation in the area of safety, health and welfare,
  • will promote safe working practices and procedures in their place of work and elsewhere.

Who should attend?

Those who have responsibilities in relation to health & safety. These include Safety Officers, Line managers, Directors

and Safety Representatives.


Module 1 Safety Management

Module 2 Legislation

Module 3 Risk assessment and risk control

Module 4 Consultation & Communication,

Module 5 Common hazards

  • Work equipment
  • Poor housekeeping
  • Manual Handling
  • Visual Display Unit
  • Electricity
  • Noise
  • Fire
  • Vehicles
  • Chemicals
  • Stress
  • Health promotion (balanced diet, exercise)

Module 5 Information & Training

Module 6 Safety Auditing

Module 7 Accident Investigation

Training Duration

4 days


€ 500


Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth


On successful completion of the required assignment and examination each participant will receive a Certificate in Safety, Health & Welfare at Work from Qualtec. A FETAC Record of Achievement will subsequently be issued.


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