OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards

OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards

An understanding of modern health and safety is essential for the safe operation of all businesses, plants and process operations. The role of health and safety documentation is discussed and the role of risk assessment as part of modern health and safety is established. Consideration is given to legislative standards, such as OSHA, as well as financial and moral drivers for safety management. Issues relating to occupational health are discussed and developed. A robust model for accident causation is considered, along with the role of human failure.

About Course

This training programme offers insight into the causes of accidents, incidents, and disasters. Failures that lead to disaster are investigated to help develop robust systems for operational and process safety. 

In this training programme delegates will advance their knowledge and skills by:

  • Learning the principles of modern health and safety
  • Consideration of OSHA Standards as well as other health and safety driving forces (such as financial and moral issues).
  • Developing an understanding of the risk assessment process
  • Gaining an insight into the importance of Occupational Health as well as Safety
  • Learning about the causes of accidents, incidents and disaster
  • Developing an awareness of how organisational issues influence process safety
  • Learning how to select/implement disaster prevention measures

Who Should Attend? 

  • Professionals with responsibilities for health and safety management and supervision
  • Production, process, maintenance, and HSE personnel
  • Anyone wishing to understand the role and the importance of health and safety.
  • Those involved in risk assessment and risk management
  • Supervisors and other personnel responsible for HSE functions

Programme Objectives 

This training programme aims to enable participants to achieve the following objectives: 

  • Gaining an appreciation of risk assessment processes and developing an understanding of control measures
  • Developing an appreciation of occupation health and of health surveillance
  • Understanding how accidents and incidents happen, and the role of human factors
  • Developing skills for analysing new and existing risk control measures and improving incident analysis techniques of pre and post risk and incident management arrangements
  • Considering the role of inherently safety technology

Training Methodology

Delegates will learn by active participation through inspiring presentation tools and interactive programme and role-playing activities, presented in a lively, enthusiastic and interesting style. Delegates will take part in topic exercises, case studies and the practical programme.

Programme Summary 

The purpose of this training programme is to provide delegates with the advanced skills and knowledge to successfully analyse new and existing risk control measures and conduct effective incident analysis. The training programme will show delegates how they can evaluate, determine and implement effective risk control measures to prevent serious incident occurring and/or re-occurring.