Effective Supervision

AIMS, OBJECTIVES and LEARNING OUTCOMES

TARGET AUDIENCE

Those people whose work activities require them to carry out supervisory / team leader duties and within those work activities are expected to complete on site inspections of frontline waste operations whilst they are taking place.

AIMS

  • To provide an understanding of the 1974 Health & Safety at Work act
  • To provide an understanding of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • To provide an understanding of hazard, risk and control measure
  • To provide an understanding of the risk assessment & risk evaluation process
  • To provide knowledge of how to complete on-site inspections with a view to ensuring operational compliance with good, health & safety, practice
  • To provide the knowledge required to support and maintain a positive health & safety culture in the work place

OBJECTIVES

  • To provide knowledge of the 1974 Health & Safety at Work act in the context of waste management operations
  • To  provide knowledge of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 in the context of waste management operations
  • To provide an understanding of the risk assessment  and risk evaluation process in the context of waste management operations
  • To raise awareness of actions which may constitute a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • To provide examples of actions which would constitute a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • To provide knowledge of existing publications that contain good practice guidance
  • To provide knowledge of the actions required to set a positive example to colleagues engaged in frontline operations
  • To provide an opportunity for candidates to take part in the following group activities;
  • hazard identification
  • risk assessment exercise
  • risk evaluation exercise
  • implementing control measures
  • processes required to implement corrective action

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to;
  • Understand the 1974 Health & Safety at Work act in the context of waste management operations
  • Understand the of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 in the context of waste management operations
  • Identify hazards, risks and control measures
  • Identify the component parts of  the risk assessment processes
  • Identify the actions of frontline operatives which would breach the 1974 Health & Safety at Work act
  • Identify the actions of frontline operatives which would breach training information and good practice guidance
  • Implement corrective measures when poor performance is identified
  • Recognise opportunities to reduce risks and improve the safety of waste operations
  • Find publications which explain health & safety legislation
  • Find publications which explain good practice within waste management operations
  • Understand the personal measures required to demonstrate a positive example to colleagues engaged in frontline operations
  • Implement  good health and safety practice within waste collection operations
  • Recognise opportunities to promote a positive health & safety culture within the work place