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Basic Management Skills for Small Business Owners

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Course Content The problem The biggest cause of accident/injury in the workplace, Manual Handling accounts for over a third of all Lost Time Accidents (LTA) at a cost to industry of over ?1 billion annually. The law The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 places an absolute duty on employers to provide suitable and sufficient training to all staff, for their health, safety and welfare. Non compliance with this has resulted in substantial costs and fines, notwithstanding damage to reputation.The implementation of the new H&S (Offences) Act in 2009 will see fines of up to ?20,000 and/or prison for failures to comply. There has never been a better time to invest in a training strategy, don't get left behind! The cause The Health & Safety Executive have identified that the majority of Manual Handling injuries are caused either by incorrect technique or an existing condition. Together they are a recipe for disaster and at ForeFront Training we believe that our IOSH approved Best Foot Forward training package offers an innovative solution, reducing pressure on individuals by education and relevant practical training. The solution - Best Foot Forward Our Dynamic ?Best Foot Forward ' training package is an IOSH approved cutting edge Manual Handling training course, delivered in a dynamic, realistic and enjoyable style at the customers premises. Course topics include: What is meant by Manual Handling Rules & Regulations How we get injured How to assess risks How to lift safely using current practice Our course begins with an interesting and informative theory session and is followed by a realistic practical phase which gives staff the opportunity to put theory into practice using familiar on the job materials. This course will be delivered on site by experienced and qualified Trainers and can be tailored to suit the requirements of the business and to the client's specification, if necessary, around existing work patterns For the very best in Training, Always be at the ForeFront!

Course Content The problem The biggest cause of accident/injury in the workplace, Manual Handling accounts for over a third of all Lost Time Accidents (LTA) at a cost to industry of over ?1 billion annually. The law The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 places an absolute duty on employers to provide suitable and sufficient training to all staff, for...

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