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05/02/18
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Regulatory training is becoming more important within industry and you can make that change today

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 requires you to provide whatever information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of your employees.

2017 seen several reportable incidents and near misses occur in major hazard businesses, and one important factor is that most businesses do not have a strong Process Safety Management culture in place. A strong Process Safety Management culture is vital to safe operation and will compliment your competence management system; a weak process safety culture could potentially contribute to the occurrence of a major accident.

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Failures to appropriately manage or effectively review changes that affect process safety, from the top of the organisation downwards, can cause major hazards to occur. Most major accidents are preventable; therefore it is important that safety lessons are incorporated throughout all major hazard sites. Ensuring that your regulatory training is up to date can allow you to manage your organisational and personal safety culture.
  

Why is training important?

  1. It will help to reduce costly incidents and improve stability, productivity and maintain process operations
  2. Training will ensure that employees know how to work safely without risks to health
  3. It will build a positive health and safety culture and protect and enhance your corporate image 

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Making sure that people who work for you know how to work safely without risks to health will develop your positive safety culture and allow you to meet your legal duty for protecting the safety of employees. The financial cost of an incident can be highly impacting on an organisation and insurance will not always cover certain costs.

For more info on Process Safety Management courses click here

If you would like to have a discussion about your training requirements or developing your safety culture a member of our team will be happy to help; 01325 740900 / industry@cogentskills.com.

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