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Safety Officer and Co-ordinator


Programme Overview
The primary objective of the Safety Officer and Coordinator Course is to provide an entry level awareness course for those new to the coordination of health and safety. The programme will give participants an understanding of the key areas of occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation and guidance.

Who should attend?
The programme is designed for those who have recently been assigned coordination of health and safety as part of their existing role within the organisation, in particular HR officers/advisors, managers, supervisors or employees new to occupational health and safety.


Duration: 3 Days

Programme Content:
  • Health and safety legal system
  • Management of health and safety at work
  • Risk assessment & safety statement
  • Accident prevention and management
  • Role of the safety representative and competent person
  • Common hazards including chemicals, manual handling, fire and D.S.E.
  • Communication, consultation and the safety committee
  • Role of the HSA

The programme runs over 3 consecutive days. There are a number of activities and case studies as part of the course to ensure that the key knowledge and skills are practiced.

The programme is delivered by experienced Ibec Executives who provide members with advice, consultancy and training on a daily basis. Programme participants are encouraged to express their views and experiences. The programme facilitates participant discussion to ensure a thorough understanding of the key points and their application. Real life case studies and exercises will be used to ensure a real practical understanding of each topic.

Upcoming dates:

Dublin, OnlineSeptember 22, 23, 24, 2021
Dublin, OnlineDecember 1, 2, 3, 2021

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"The course is very well done. The tutor will try to apply examples of all areas to each industry in the room. It is well explained and easy to follow, would definitely recommend!

Louise Hughes, Fcility Assistance, HSSSCU

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  • Course Fact File

  • Locations:
    Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Online, Waterford
  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €625
    Non-member rate: €800
    * Cost quoted per person

    Payment method:
    - Pay by credit card online here
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