This Managers Safety Awareness course focuses on the provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations. The 2005 Act places considerable statutory responsibility for employers and managers. The course focuses generally on both and specifically on the role of the manager.

Course Aims;

To provide managers with a knowledge of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and associated regulations, to enable them to manage safety effectively in their workplace.

Course Objectives;

Provide managers with a knowledge of and understanding;

  • The role of a manager in safety and health in the workplace.
  • The key provision of the 2005 Act and associated regulations.
  • The components of a health and management system.
  • The importance of consultation.
  • Keeping records.
  • Accident investigation.

Hazard Identification and risk assessment.

Pre-Course Requirements;
  • English is the language in which training is delivered and learners must have fluency in English.
  • Please let us know if learners have any specific learner requirements.
Course Programme;
  • Health and safety legislation.
  • Responsibilities of the manager.
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • The Safety Statement.
  • Consultation with staff.
  • Emergency Planning.
  • Accident reporting and record keeping.
  • Welfare facilities.
  • First Aid.
  • The role of the Health and Safety Authority.
  • Accessing useful references and resources.
  • Course review.
Training Methods;
  • Classroom based power-point presentation.
  • Workshops.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, learners will receive a Phoenix STS Certificate of Achievement.
  • Each learner will be required to be involved in the course workshops.
  • Course refresher is recommended after 3 years.
Who Should Attend This Course?

Senior Managers, Heads of Department and Line Managers.


1 Day.

Maximum Learners;