Lanarkshire Chamber of Commerce runs training events on a variety of topics in order to assist our Members.

Session Date Time Venue

  • Managing Safety & Health - The Basics
    12-Mar-15 09:30 - 11.30 Hamilton Academical FC, Cadzow Ave, Hamilton ML3 0FT

  • Sensible Risk Assessment
    09-Apr-15 09:30 - 11:30 Hamilton Academical FC, Cadzow Ave,Hamilton ML3 0FT

  • Fire Safety Awareness / Fire Risk Assessment module
    07-May-15 09:30 - 11:30 / 11:45 - 13:15, Hamilton Academical FC, Cadzow Ave, Hamilton ML3 0FT

  • Improving Attendance and Managing Sickness Absence

04-June-15 09:30 - 11.30 Hamilton Academical FC, Cadzow Ave,Hamilton ML3 0FT

Mentally Healthy Workplace Training For Line Managers

8-June-15 09:30 - 16:30 Hamilton Academical FC, Cadzow Ave, Hamilton ML3 0FT

Course Descriptors

Managing Safety & Health – The Basics

  • Why manage safety and health
  • The safety and health management process
  • Workplace hazards and health risks
  • Workplace support and advice

Sensible Risk Assessment

  • Basic Health and Safety law
  • Steps approach to risk assessment
  • Practical application of risk assessment
  • How to get help and support

Fire Safety Awareness (and) An Introduction To Fire Safety Risk Assessment (optional workshop)

  • The main requirements of Fire Safety Legislation
  • Typical workplace fire hazards
  • Advice on prevention fire safety measures
  • Action that should be taken if a fire occurs
  • The additional workshop will focus on:
  • Basic principles of fire risk assessment process as outlined in HWL Fire Safety Risk Assessment pack
  • Providing practical guidance to help you apply fire risk assessment principles, record your findings and plan actions

Improving Attendance and Managing Sickness Absence

  • Legal aspects
  • Impact of poor attendance and how to effectively manage absence
  • Types of absence and workplace implications
  • Best practice for dealing with long term & short term absence
    • Reporting and recording absenc
    • Effective communicatio
    • Effective return to work meetings
  • Other support systems
    • How to develop an Attendance Management Policy
    • How to get help and support

Mentally Healthy Workplace Training

  • To give employers and line managers a broad understanding of mental health
  • To identify key factors that contributes to a mentally healthy workplace
  • To improve managers confidence in dealing with this issue
  • To ensure that managers are aware of their legislative responsibilities in relation to health and wellbeing

This course is delivered as ‘blended learning’ and consists of an eLearning course (30mins-1 hour) and a 6 hours face to face learning. Participants must complete the eLearning course prior to attending.