Health & Safety Training

“Your Safety is Our Priority”

FPPI provide a large selection of Health and Safety Training in Dublin and throughout Ireland and also Health and Safety Consultancy Services.

We tailor each course to suit our clients’ needs. This has resulted in over 80% return business from our Clients.

Our courses, which are hosted on-site nationwide ensures that participants are working within their own environment addressing their everyday practical needs.

We have a strong team of fully qualified Trainers from both the public and private sectors,
with many years’ experience in a variety of industries.

You can browse our Safety Training Courses below or contact us directly for further
information on: info@fppi.ie or call 087 2408896.

View all Health & Safety Training Courses via the menu above or click here

Manual handling

Handling chemicals safely

Safety Representative

Abrasive Wheels

Ladder Inspections

Risk Assessment

Accident Investigation

V.D.U. Assessor

Overview of Managers’ responsibilities under safety legislation

Confined Spaces Awareness

Further Courses on offer under Safety Management

  • What to do following a serious accident
  • Managing Work Place Intoxicants
  • Managing Safely
  • Food Safety Training
  • Knife Safety Training
  • Customer Service Communications
  • One Emergency First Aid
  • PHECC First Aid Responder
  • PHECC First Aid Refresher Patient Handling
  • Fire Warden Training

For further information please contact FPPI : phone 087 2408896 or email info@fppi.ie

 

 

 

Title

Aims of Course

Content of Course

Target audience

Maximum number of learners

Duration of Course

Manual Handling To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to carry out a dynamic/personal manual handling risk assessment and subsequently to carry out safe manual handling techniques. Manual Handling Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Anatomy & back care
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Manual handling Principles
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Practical Assessment
All those who regularly carry out manual handling tasks and their line managers or supervisors

12

1 full day depending on type of operation

Handling Chemicals Safely To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to allow them to handle a range of appropriate chemicals in the workplace. Handling Chemicals Safely Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Exposure routes
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Safety Controls
  • Personal Protective Equip.
All those who regularly use chemicals as part of the normal duties.

12

½ day

Safety Representative To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to carry out the duties of a safety representative. Safety Representative Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Role of Safety Rep.
  • Safety meetings
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Inspections
  • Accident Investigation
  • Written assessment
Safety representatives

12

3 days

Abrasive Wheels To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to select, test and fit the appropriate abrasive wheel and subsequently to operate it safely. Abrasive Wheels Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Selection & checking disks
  • Fitting disks
  • Safe operation
  • Practical and written assessments
All those who are required to mount abrasive wheels, operatives and supervisors

6

½ day

Ladder Inspections To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to inspect a ladder before use. Ladder Inspection Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Ladder hazards
  • Ladder selection
  • Ladder inspection
  • Practical assessment
Supervisors, storekeepers, safety officers or those who are required to carry out ladder inspections

6

½ day

Risk Assessment To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to carry out a task specific risk assessment. Risk Assessment Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment Theory
  • Practical Risk Assessments
  • Written assessment
Line Managers, Supervisors and Safety Officers who are required to carry out risk assessments

12

1 day

Accident Investigation To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to carry out an investigation following a work-place accident. Accident Investigation Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Accident Causation
  • Accident Reporting
  • Accident Investigation Theory
  • Accident Investigation Practical Exercises
Line Managers, Supervisors and Safety Officers who are required to carry out accident investigations

12

1 day

V.D.U. Assessor To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to carry out a V.D.U. workplace assessment. V.D.U Assessor Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Ergonomics
  • Practical Workstation Assessment
  • Written assessment
Line Managers, Supervisors and Safety Officers or other members of staff who may be required to carry out V.D.U. Assessments.

8

1 day

Overview of Managers’ Responsibilities Under Safety Legislation To provide the learner with a basic overview of their responsibilities under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005. Overview of Managers’ Responsibilities Health & Safety Training Course
  • Legislation
  • Safety Statements
  • Staff consultation
  • Risk Assessment
  • When the Inspector calls
  • Principles of safety management
Managers and those with a responsibility to manage safely

12

½ day

Confined Spaces Awareness To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to establish organisational policy to safely manage confined spaces entry. Confined Spaces Awareness Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety Legislation
  • Confined Spaces Risk Assessment
  • Recognition of Confined Spaces
  • Confined Spaces Equipment
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Emergency and Rescue Arrangements
  • Written Assessment
The course is aimed at managers, engineers and supervisors who establish organisational policy and safe systems of work to manage risk for staff members involved in confined spaces entry. 12 1 day
Location of Underground Services (CSCS) To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to successfully locate and negotiate underground services in the vicinity of the work area. Location of Underground Services Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety Legislation
  • Identification of Services
  • Safe Working Procedures
  • Cable Avoidance Tool & Search Techniques
  • Safety in Excavations
  • Practical and Written Assessments
The course is aimed at managers, supervisors and operatives who plan and undertake excavation works in the vicinity of underground services. 8 2 days
Safe Operation of Aerial Pruning Saw To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to safely operate an aerial pruning saw. Safe Operation of Aerial Pruning Saw Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Pre-start safety checks
  • Hazards associated with Aerial Pruning Saws
  • Operation using correct working techniques
  • Maintenance procedures-saw sharpening
  • Selecting appropriate PPE
  • Practical and written assessments
The course is aimed at supervisors and operatives who use aerial pruning saws 8 2 days
Safe Operation of Light Machinery To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to safely operate light machinery. Safe Operation of Light Machinery Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Pre user checks and start up
  • Operation using approved techniques
  • Identifying and reporting defects
  • Routine maintenance operations
  • Transport and storage
  • Selection of appropriate PPE
  • Practical and written assessments
The course is aimed at supervisors and operatives who use light machinery 8 1 or 2 days depending on range of machinery to be covered.
Safe Operation of Mechanical Post Driver To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a mechanical post driver. Safe Operation of Mechanical Post Driver Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Safety features of post driver
  • Hazard identification
  • Safe systems of work
  • Safe operation of post driver
  • Preparation of machine for transport
  • Selection of appropriate PPE
  • Practical and written assessment
The course is aimed at supervisors and operatives who use mechanical post drivers. 4 ½ day
Safe Operation of Ride-on Mowers To provide the learners with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a ride-on mower. Safe Operation of Ride-on Mowers Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Identification of safety features
  • Pre-start checks
  • Hazards with use of ride-on mowers
  • Safe operation
  • Routine maintenance operations
  • Selection of appropriate PPE
  • Practical and written assessment
The course is aimed at supervisors and operatives who use ride-on mowers 8 1 day
Safe Operation of Woodchipper To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a woodchipper. Safe Operation of Woodchipper Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Woodchipper safety features
  • Hazards associated with use of woodchippers
  • Operating woodchipper using approved techniques
  • Removing blockages safely
  • Selecting appropriate PPE
  • Practical and written assessments
This course is aimed at supervisors and operatives who use woodchippers 8 1 day
Signing Lighting and Guarding at Roadwork’s (CSCS) To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to sign, light and guard temporary roadworks safely. Signing Lighting and Guarding at Roadwork’s Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Classification of roadwork’s
  • Temporary traffic management devices
  • Safe installation of temporary traffic management systems
  • Temporary traffic management applications
  • Site practical assessment
  • Written assessment
The course is aimed at managers, supervisors and operatives who plan and undertake temporary roadworks. 8 3 days
Sports Turf Maintenance and Operator Safety (Sports Turf Safety Management) To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to safely undertake an annual maintenance programme of works for a range of sports turf facilities. Sports Turf Maintenance and operator Safety Health & Safety Training Course
  • Safety legislation
  • Sports turf facilities
  • Annual maintenance programmes
  • Safe operation of sports turf machinery
  • Safe application and storage of chemicals
  • Safe systems of work
  • Practical and written assessments
The course is aimed at managers, supervisors, operatives and grounds staff engaged in the planning and implementation of maintenance programmes for sports turf facilities. 8 2 days
Lone Working To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to assist them in work safely while alone. Lone Working Health & Safety Training Course
  • Relevant Safety Legislation
  • Safety Statement
  • Hazards of Lone Working
  • Dynamic Risk Assessment
  • Safe Working Procedure
  • Personal Security
  • Raising the Alarm
  • Written assessment
The course is aimed at lone workers and at line managers and supervisors with a responsibility to manage lone workers. 12 ½ day
Emergency Evacuation Assistant To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to assist in the safe evacuation of people during emergencies. Emergency Evacuation Assistant Health & Safety Training Course
  • Relevant Safety Legislation
  • The role of the Evacuation Assistant
  • Types of Emergencies
  • Emergency Plans
  • Safe Evacuation DVD
  • Written assessment
The course is aimed at those who are required to plan, assist in, or manage emergency evacuations. 15 ½ day

Tom Oxberry BSc. OSH Mgt., CFIOSH

Tom holds a BSc in Occupational Safety and Health Management from UCD and is a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). He also holds a qualification in Further Education, Training and Development from NUI Maynooth. He has spent over 30 years working in Fingal County Council in areas including Design, Construction and Maintenance of Drainage and Water Schemes. For the past 16 years, he was also a member of the in-house Safety Training Team.

Tom was full-time Health and Safety Advisor in Fingal County Council until his recent retirement. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the IOSH Ireland Branch.

He is a past Chairman of the Local Authorities Safety Advisors Group (LASAG) and was involved in a variety of projects with the Local Government Management Services Board (LGMSB) and LASAG that had national implication. He is a member of the Health and Safety Authority’s Manual Handling Training Standards Sub-group. He has also lectured on the Construction Industries Federation’s (CIF) “Managing Safely in Construction” course

For a number of years he was both a tutor and lecturer on the Diploma Course in Occupational Safety and Health in UCD.

Tom specialises in: Manual Handling, Risk Assessment, Safety Representative, Abrasive Wheels, Accident Investigation and Display Screen Equipment (VDU) Assessor training.

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