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Health and safety: Your course options

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Want to improve your health and safety knowledge but don’t know where to start? FG Insight is here to help.

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More than 60 per cent of farmers said they would like to be offered more health and safety training
More than 60 per cent of farmers said they would like to be offered more health and safety training

With Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics revealing about three deaths a month on farms in the UK, farming remains the country’s most dangerous industry and a Farmers Guardian survey has revealed more than 60 per cent of farmers would like to be offered more health and safety training.

 

To help you access that training, we have collated a list of health and safety courses available all over the UK.

 

The HSE provide Farm Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs). These courses are by invitation only so if you would like to express an interest in attending a course, please click here.

 

To find out where SHADs are being held near you, click here.

 

To take NFU Mutual’s Farm Safety quiz, please click here.

 

Click on the course type below to see where you nearest provider is.

 

Course types

 

First Aid At Work

First Aid at Work courses aim to provide the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.

 

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Working at height

Working at height courses aim to provide you with the general, legal, and health and safety requirements as well as help you to gain a greater understanding of regulations and risk assessments to ensure safe systems at work.

 

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Manual Handling Awareness

The aim of a manual handling course is to give you the practical knowledge that you need in order to understand the risks involved with manual handling, and make sure you are aware of how to lift correctly so minimising that risk.

 

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Working in confined spaces

Working in confined spaces courses are designed to highlight those dangers and to offer advice on how to carry out a safe system of work within confined spaces.

 

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Abrasive wheels

The purpose of an abrasive wheels course is to provide practical help and advice on precautions for the prevention of accidents in the use of abrasive wheels, in particular injury resulting from either wheel breakage or contact with a running wheel.

 

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Safe use of machinery

The objective of a safe use of machinery course is to equip users of machinery with the knowledge to use and maintain their machinery reliably and safely in accordance with their obligations.

 

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