Health and Safety

Duty to Manage: Extension to Asbestos Awareness

Description
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012), Regulation 4 – This course covers a knowledge of the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises as specified in CAR 2012.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, delegates will become familiar with uses, risks, and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings, they will be familiar with the results of an asbestos survey and how to decipher the information contained within the report and its contribution to the asbestos register and understand the need for an asbestos management plan. In addition, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the legislative requirements of CAR 2012.
Audience

Headteachers
Premises Managers
School Business Managers
Staff responsible for building management and maintenance.


Date
25th June 2019 (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Riverside Environmental Services
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
2nd December 2019 (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Riverside Environmental Services
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Health and Safety for Persons with Responsibilities for Buildings

Description
The course aims to stipulate the health and safety responsibilities of a designated person within a building.
Impact Statement
The delegate will have gained an appreciation and knowledge of:
  • Understand that the Health and Safety at work Act 1974 provides legislation on the protection of all those who are supposed to be on a premises.
  • How to work in a safe and healthy manner and contribute to improving health and safety in the workplace
  • Understand that Risk Assessments must be used to identify hazards, and control measures put in place to reduce risk
  • Have knowledge on guidelines around temperature, ventilation, lighting, removal of waste management, floor space
  • Appreciate that good housekeeping can reduce slips and trips
  • The basic principles around Manual Handling and COSHH (chemicals stored safely)
  • Understood the importance of Fire Safety and regular fire checks, fire drills etc.
  • Able to consider the overall welfare of those on their premises
Audience

This course is designed for those who have a responsibility towards Health and Safety aspects within a building. It would be suitable for managers, supervisors or team leaders.


Date
16th July 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Accessible Training Ltd
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
13th February 2020 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Accessible Training Ltd
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Managing and Implementing Fire Safety

Description
The aim of this Workshop is to provide delegates with and understanding of fire prevention, responses to fire in the workplace and how to correctly deal with them. A practical demonstration will be take place along with training on how to use a fire extinguisher.
Impact Statement
Delegates will be able to:
  • Gain fire safety awareness of their surrounding environment
  • Understand fire prevention in the workplace
  • Learn correct responses in the event of fire
  • Practical fire fighting skills and fire extinguisher knowledge
  • Roles and responsibilities of the fire warden
Audience

This Workshop is aimed at H&S representatives, department heads, managers or any designated personnel for this role.


Date
11th September 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
22nd April 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Risk Assessment

Description
This course has been specially designed to develop both the competence and confidence of delegates to conduct Risk Assessments within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

It is a highly interactive and stimulating with a mixture of key learning points, activities, video and group-based discussion to help ensure a valuable learning experience.
Impact Statement
Employees will learn how to:
  • Understand your Health and Safety responsibilities within the Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Understand the relationship between a hazard, risk and control measure
  • Understand the steps for a Risk Assessment.
  • Complete a Risk Assessment and apply risk control hierarchy in the control measures
  • Be familiar with internal procedures and the following documents: Responsibilities
  • General Risk Assessment procedure
  • General Risk Assessment guidance
  • Risk Assessment document
  • Example RBG Risk Assessments
Risk Assessment workshop
  • Review examples of risk
  • Assessments
  • Identify operational risks and complete a Risk Assessment
Audience

All employees who will undertake Risk Assessments.


Date
25th September 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Davies Consulting & Training Ltd
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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First Aid Paediatric Course

Description
This course will provide participants with training as Paediatric First Aiders within the workplace, incorporating particular skills for the treatment of injured and ill children and babies.

Day 1 will cover working with children aged 8 and above
Day 2 will cover working with babies from birth to 1 and children 1-7 years.

All participants will receive a delegate pack. It should be noted that there is no examination on the second day. Participants will be continually assessed during the course. Attendance is required on both dates. Successful candidates will be awarded an Emergency First Aid (Children and Babies) certificate, valid for three years.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will feel confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise
Audience

All interested staff from all schools.
This course is open to anyone wishing to train as a First Aider – especially those working with children and babies.
Candidates must be physically fit with the ability and temperament to undertake First Aid training


Date
3rd October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
4th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
9th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
19th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
20th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
5th May 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
6th May 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
11th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
12th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Paediatric Moving and Handling

Description
This course introduces the problems associated with caring for children and young people needing assistance with moving or who use a wheelchair and offers the opportunity to practice up to date techniques and explore strategies for the safer handling of children and young people.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, participants will have:
  • Reviewed spinal anatomy and biomechanics to enable staff to understand the importance of back care in the workplace and in all aspects of daily life
  • Considered the risks of low level/floor working and potential solutions
  • Discussed appropriate legislation and, where relevant codes of practice, and their relevance to the assessment of children and young people needing assistance when moving or being moved
  • Explored the importance of balanced decision making with regards to equality for children and young people with care needs and / or disability and discussed the importance of promoting independence
  • Considered the dangers of unsafe methods to children, young people and staff
  • Discussed and participated in a range of current techniques and strategies for working with children and young people requiring assistance with mobility
  • Practiced using a range of large and small handling equipment designed to aid transferring children and young people in the paediatric setting in line with current accepted good practice
  • Explored various unexpected situations and considered solutions to problems such as falling, and dealing with a fallen person
Audience

This course introduces the problems associated with caring for children and young people needing assistance with moving or who use a wheelchair and offers the opportunity to practice up to date techniques and explore strategies for the safer handling of children and young people


Date
3rd October 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Personal Safety and Lone Working

Description
The aim of this Workshop is to provide delegates with self-awareness of certain situations for their personal safety and when lone working. How to defuse or exit from situations safely.

Candidates should wear loose fitting clothing as there will be a practical element.

Impact Statement
  • Gain knowledge in risk assessment and
    reduction POPS assessment
  • Develop self-awareness - responses to threat, emotional vs rational, fight or flight, triggers etc
  • Manage first contact, expectations, common flashpoints, positive communication, attitude and behaviour cycle
  • Gain knowledge in communication basic elements, blocks to communication
  • Gain knowledge in defusing and calming, levels of escalation, strategies, win-win outcome, confronting unacceptable behaviour, assertiveness
  • Explore high risk conflict - the law in relation to self-defence
  • Be competent in post incidents - recording and reporting, effects of workplace violence,providing support
Audience

This Workshop is suitable for all staff and managers and those whose job roles require them to work alone/in the community.


Date
7th October 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Specialist in Personal Safety and Lone Working
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Display Screen Assessor

Description
This half-day workshop provides participants with knowledge of the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002.
Impact Statement
On successful completion of this workshop, delegates should be able to:
  • Identify who are Display Screen Users
  • Know the health effects associated with Display Screen work
  • Know how to carry out a Risk Assessment
  • Carry out a practical risk assessment exercise on a work station
  • Know how to control risks identified
Audience

This workshop is aimed at managers and staff with responsibility for assessing others in the workplace.


Date
8th October 2019 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
21st January 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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First Aid at Work - Requalification

Description
This 2 day course will review the knowledge, skills and objectives necessary for First Aid.
This will include CPR, resuscitation, bandaging, burns and other First Aid issues. A copy of the latest edition of the First Aid at Work manual will be provided and the new certificate will be valid for three years. Attendance is required on both dates.

Candidates can now requalify up to 28 days after the expiry but must produce their First Aid at Work certificate on the first day of the course as proof of eligibility.
Impact Statement
Practitioners:
  • Will be up-to-date and confident in their ability to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise at work
Audience

Those renewing their Health and Safety Regulations, First Aid at Work certificate


Date
10th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
11th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
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Date
16th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
17th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
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Date
26th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
27th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
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Date
4th May 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
5th May 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
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First Aid at Work

Description
This course provides participants with all the knowledge, skills and objectives necessary to act as First Aiders within the workplace.
The First Aid at Work certificate is awarded by the First Aid Industry Body in accordance with Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations and is valid for three years. A copy of the latest edition of a First Aid manual and delegate pack will be provided for each participant.
Attendance is required on all 3 dates.
Successful candidates will be awarded the HSE First Aid at Work certificate.
Impact Statement
Practitioners:
  • Will be confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise at work
Audience

All interested staff from all schools. This course is open to anyone wishing to train as a First Aider.
Candidates must be physically fit with the ability and temperament to undertake First Aid training


Date
14th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
15th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
16th October 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Date
13th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
14th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
15th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Date
23rd March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
24th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
25th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Date
8th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
9th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Train The Trainer (Youth Culture Today) Girls and Gangs

Description
This 2 day workshop will focus on the push and pull factors involved in Girls and Gangs. The initial first half-day session (day 1) will introduce participants to a pre-prepared session they will practice, edit and evaluate in terms of the need and how it fits their environment.

All resources and a thorough examination of the model of care used will enable participants to become equipped to deliver this particular lesson and build the critical skills needed to respond to the demand and fluctuations in terms of issues that affect young people.

The above will be followed up four weeks later (day 2) with an evaluation and group pod session whereby each participant will go through critically how their session went and what issues they encountered. This process will solidify the learning as well as offer alternative strategies and better meet learner needs.
  • Pre-prepared lesson plan template
  • Feedback form template
  • The three levels of listening; competitive, attentive, active
  • Three ways to use questions
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from a safe environment whereby they can express themselves in an open, honest manner.
Staff/Attendee:
  • Will become more confident, congruent and capable of delivering sessions, as well as explicitly understanding the myriad of needs that have to be met.
Settings:
  • Schools are able to celebrate maths in their school environment as a relevant subject in children’s lives
Audience

SENCOs, Teachers and Teaching Assistants


Date
29th October 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
26th November 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from Bettadayz
Cost
£150
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Asbestos Awareness Training

Description
To provide an awareness and develop the knowledge amongst employees regarding the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACMs).

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Regulation 10 requires every employer to ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to their employees who are or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, or who supervise such employees.

Asbestos awareness training is required to be given to employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to asbestos. It should be given to all demolition workers and those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is foreseeable that their work will disturb the fabric of the building because asbestos containing materials (ACMs) may become exposed during their work. Exemption from this requirement would apply only where the employer can demonstrate that work will only be carried out in or on buildings free of ACMs.
Impact Statement
The course further gives an overview of the legislative measures in place to permit employees to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities and to:
  • Have an increased awareness of the nature and properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke.
  • Be familiar with the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings and where appropriate items of plant.
  • Know where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
  • Know what to do if suspicious materials are found
  • How to use appropriate workplace precautions, including the risk assessment process, or seek advice on workplace precautions, in respect of the risks of asbestos
  • Undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to themselves or others.
  • Have an awareness of the key aspects of the asbestos regulations and how they fit into the broader context of health and safety legislation.
  • Know what procedures to follow when coming into unintentional contact with ACMs and an understanding of the appropriate emergency arrangements.

Audience

Headteachers
Premises Managers
School Business Managers
Staff responsible for building management and maintenance.


Date
1st November 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)