Implementing a Health and Safety Management System isn't straightforward.
You need to draw up, document and communicate your Health and Safety Policy to all employees.
You also need to draw up a Health and Safety Agreement. This will give you the structure of how you'll implement health and safety management in your company.
After this, you need to conduct a training needs analysis.
The Health & Safety Advisor says 'health and safety aspects are integral to all work and training relating to hazards and managing risk is part of the overall training an employee needs.'
It's simple, if you train employees properly; you're more likely to succeed in implementing your Health and Safety Agreement. This, in turn, means your Health and Safety Management System will be more effective.
The following training is essential when implementing a Health and Safety Management System
But that's not all. Don't forget to train top and middle management on health and safety matters, especially the legal requirements.
Here's a useful tip for you when training employees on health and safety:
It's also a good idea to assess your employee's competence after you've trained them.
Conducting a training needs analysis will help ensure you implement your Health and Safety Management System effectively.
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