Ramsay training courses

Health and Safety Inspecting and Auditing course

Health and Safety inspections and auditing is essential for the development of safety management systems. This is to demonstrate continuous improvement and benchmarking.

The conducting of audits in a formalised systematic approach promotes risk control or reduction. It provides an opportunity to structure long term continuous improvements.

Designed for…

All levels of staff with specific responsibilities for the conducting of routine inspections or audits.

Course Content

On completion of the course delegates will:

  • Understand the difference between, and the relative importance of, inspections, safety sampling and audits
  • Recognise the growing legal duties for corporate risk reporting
  • Be able to plan an inspection or audit
  • Be able to produce an inspection and audit report
  • Understand the cost vs risk balance

Audit Plans and Check List

How to produce an audit plan and inspection checklist

Practical Auditing

How to conduct an audit from information gathering to analysis and decision making


The course is designed to encourage participation using discussion and syndicate exercises.

Health and Safety Awareness course

Why do employees need this course?

Employers have a legal responsibility to provide safety information to employees. Employees need to understand Health and Safety basics in the workplace.
The Health and Safety Awareness Course will deliver exactly that and provide your business with legal compliance.

Who is this course for?



Full day
This course introduces the candidate to many aspects of the Health and Safety at Work Act , and is intended help raise safety standards and awareness. By the end of the course, delegates will know how to manage safety effectively.

Course Content

Introductions & Objectives

Activity 1 – Hazard Spotting

  • Causes of accidents and ill health
  • Employee’s and Employer’s responsibilities
  • Risk Assessments

Activity 2 – Risk Assessment

  • Manual Handling
  • Reporting Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences
  • Provision & use of Workplace Equipment
  • Display Screen Equipment
  • First Aid
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations
  • Fire Safety
  • Electrical Safety


The Health & Safety Awareness Course is perfect for delivering the exact amount of safety awareness information to your staff.

Display Screen Equipment Assessment Course

The Display Screen Equipment Regulations require all workstations to be assessed for bad posture, incorrect seat positioning, bad ergonomic set up and general environment. Once assessed, corrective actions are suggested and can be put straight into action. A full and comprehensive checklist is prepared which is very useful for new starters, temporary staff, or if you have staff returning to work after a period of absence, e.g. maternity / paternity leave or long term sickness.

We will carry out assessments on selected workstations with the nominated trainees. Therefore their will continuity when they carry out further assessments.

Course Content

The course trains the delegate to complete a thorough assessment of a workstation(s). Subjects covered include, basic legislation, posture, demonstration, documentation and the assessment process.
Upon completion the delegate should be able to:

  • Understand the reasons why assessments are undertaken
  • Have an understanding of current legislation
  • Be able to explain the main hazards associated with incorrect set up
  • Demonstrate to the user correct set up, techniques and posture.
  • Carry out a basic DSE assessment and record the findings
  • The course is conducted in-house
  • The maximum number of delegates per training session is 4. Each session takes around 3 ½ hours.

CDM for Project Management

The course provides delegates the knowledge to manage CDM notifiable projects effectively, with all stakeholders involved, this will maintain a co-ordinated approach to ensure Health and Safety compliance.

Why take this course?

To understand the requirements of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 and guidance contained within the new ACOP
Understand the obligations on duty holders under the CDM Regulations
Ensure an understanding of the relevant documentation required to maintain compliance for CDM, including: Pre-construction information, Construction Phase plans and upon completion the contents of a Health and Safety file.
To gain an overall appreciation of legal compliance with the CDM Regulations 2007

Course Duration

This one day course is designed for client organisations, architects, building surveyors, facility managers and contractors.

Course Content

What you will learn

  • CDM – when does it apply?
  • What types of work
  • Client, designer and contractor duties
  • CDM co-ordination duties
  • Establishing competence

Asbestos Awareness Course

The dangers of asbestos are well known. Asbestos can be a killer if fibres are become airborne and are inhaled. This course gives delegates the knowledge to know what to do if asbestos is identified within their working environment.

Course Outline

This course meets the expectations of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2006. It is suitable for employees that could become exposed in asbestos within their working environment. This includes tradesmen, building contractors and developers who are involved in refurbishment, maintenance, repair and/or demolition
The course is valid for one year.

Duration of training

Three hours


Upon successful completion of the course, each employee/operative will receive certification in compliance with CAWR 2006 regulation 10 plus a detailed handout/booklet.


Please contact us for a competitive quotation.

Course Content

  • Introduction to asbestos – nature and origin.
  • Types of asbestos.
  • Properties and benefits (use of asbestos).
  • Health hazards.
  • Possible locations of asbestos in buildings.
  • Current legislation and guidance.
  • Legal limitations on work liable to disturb asbestos.
  • Working safely/dutyholders responsibilities.
  • Safe working in areas where asbestos is present.
  • Safe and correct use of RPE/PPE (personal protective equipment).
  • Decontamination.
  • Emergency procedures/accidental damage/general procedures.
  • Self assessment test

Accident reporting and investigation Course

Employers have a duty of care to investigate and report accidents and incidents in the workplace. This course provides the knowledge to determine underlying causes and identify failures of occupational Health and Safety management. Improvements can be then implemented for the protection of employees from work activities that are hazardous. When action is taken to address each of the factors found as a result of investigation, not only is the likelihood of a similar incident minimised, it may be instrumental in preventing accidents of a different nature in which one of these factors may play a part.

Who will benefit from the course?

Managers and Supervisors at all level will find the course beneficial.


Delegates who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of attendance, and a course booklet for reference.

Course Content

This course covers the principles of accident investigation and reporting. It provides delegates the knowledge to conduct effective accident investigations, how to report and learn lessons to prevent re-occurance.

The course covers…

  • Legislation overview
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • The costs of accidents
  • Accident causes and results
  • Accident investigating and reporting
  • Prevention strategies