Safety First

This course is designed to encourage a positive workplace safety culture, concentrating on high risk activities.

Benefits of attending

  • Highlights responsibilities covered by all aspects of health and safety legislation
  • Offers clear advice on industry best practice
  • Increased understanding of workplace transport safety obligations
  • Safer work environment

Course content

  • Employer and employee duties under UK and EU legislation
  • Various health and safety workplace legislation including: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), manual handling, working at height and Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) etc 
  • Industry recognised codes of practice
  • Accident causes, consequences and prevention
  • Risk assessments and the requirement for safe systems of work
  • Workplace transport issues including:
    – pre-drive checks
    – getting in/out of the vehicle
    – reversing
    – safe parking
    – coupling and uncoupling
    – loading and unloading
  • Causes of work related road accidents, methods of reducing risk and actions to take in an emergency
  • The powers of enforcement authorities

Course available to Consortium members.


1 day (7 hours excluding lunch and breaks).
Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities.

7 hours upload time is recorded on the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency database for Driver CPC for this course.

Booking and information

This course is also available as an in-company option.  For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22.



£78.25 Excluding VAT


£97.81 Excluding VAT

The price includes the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) upload fee of currently £8.75 per seven hour block (may be subject to change at the discretion of DSA). 


Date Town  
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 09:00 - 17:00 Leeds Book now