COVID-19 Notice: Thomas Carroll remain committed to putting our clients at the forefront of what we do. In light of Caerphilly county being placed under local lockdown from 6:00pm on 8th September 2020, we wanted to remind you that we are fully operational whilst working from home, so that we can continue to provide the same quality service that you normally enjoy from our team. To find a contact number for a member of our team, please click here.
Visit our COVID-19 risk management updates and advice hub here. If you’re in business, we have produced a number of guides, checklists and templates to help with your return to work preparations and ensuring your workplace is safe for your employees in these challenging times.
Designed to meet all of your health and safety training requirements, Thomas Carroll run up to 40 nationally recognised courses that can be delivered at local training centres or at your premises.
Our full range of courses are listed below which include IOSH Managing Safely, Safety for Directors, Stress Management training and Principles of Risk assessment. Call 02920 853788 for booking enquiries.
Anyone who has responsibility for investigating and reporting accidents in the workplace would benefit from this half-day workshop. This course aims to ensure that delegates are able to effectively investigate workplace accidents and understand the importance of reporting incidents both internally and externally whilst following the legal requirements.
This half-day training course aims to provide delegates with an understanding and appreciation of the legal and practical requirements to protect themselves, their employees and visitors from the risks associated with asbestos on their premises. The course is aimed at anyone working with asbestos or with responsibility for asbestos management in the workplace.
Upon completion of this 1-day course, successful delegates will be able to recognise when an unsafe decision is being made and how to influence others to behave safely whilst gaining greater awareness of management responsibilities and be able to make informed decisions. Anyone who has responsibility for managing, influencing and leading employees would benefit from the course.
This half-day course aims to provide anyone involved in construction projects with an understanding of the main requirements of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, including the roles and responsibilities of duty holders.
The course provides delegates with a clear and practical understanding of the Construction Phase Plans and Health and Safety File together with health and safety requirements for construction projects.
This half-day course aims to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the dangers associated with confined spaces and the precautions required to enter, work and leave a confined space safely.
Course topics include: Legal requirements, confined space hazards, permits to work, safe working procedures, equipment, emergency procedures and more.
This half day course aims to provide delegates with a clear understanding of the hazards and precautions associated with the use of hazardous substances in the workplace.
The course covers all legal requirements, main substance hazards, forms of chemical and biological agents, routes of entry, exposure limits and the role of EH40, data sheets and risk phrases, use of PPE, control measures and statutory examination.
This half-day course will provide delegates with the competence to carry out COSHH risk assessments in line with the HSE’s Approved Code of Practice.
Course topics include: Legal requirements, main hazards in the workplace arising from substances, forms of chemical and biological agents, sources and routes of entry, exposure limits and monitoring, workplace exposure limits and the role of EH40, risk assessments in practice and more.
This half-day course aims to ensure delegates understand the theory and practice of undertaking risk assessments and the development of suitable method statements.
Course topics include: Legal duties to assess and manage risks, processes that need assessment, understanding the difference between hazard and risk, calculating likelihood and severity, determining the adequacy of precautions, implementation of method statements, generic and site-specific method statements, persons at risk and permits to work.
In half a day, this course will provide those responsible for undertaking display screen equipment risk assessments with the competence to analyse workstations and reduce risks.
The course covers legal requirements, provisions of training and information, eyes and eyesight, minimum workstation requirements and risks from VDU work.
The aim of this half-day course is to raise the health and safety awareness of employees at all levels, so that they understand their individual responsibilities and can contribute positively to the management of health and safety in the workplace.
This interactive course covers common hazards in the workplace, causes of injury and ill health at work, duties of employers and employees, hazard reporting, attitudes to risk and the role of enforcement officers in preventing injuries and ill health.
This half-day course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of the legal responsibilities around events planning and management. The course covers the importance of managing risk and event planning strategies including policy, competence, contractors, control, communication and risk assessment.
To give personnel the necessary knowledge and training to be competent in basic fire safety, this half-day course is designed to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of fire safety legislation and their role and responsibilities as fire wardens.
The course covers fire safety legislation, basic fire prevention, chemistry and classes of fire, common causes of fire, evacuating procedures and fire-fighting equipment.
This half-day course aims to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of fire safety legislation and their role and responsibilities as fire wardens.
The course covers fire safety precautions, common causes of fire, statistics, the role of a fire warden, human behaviour in fire, safety checks, record keeping extinguishing methods and staff induction.
This half day course aims to help line managers understand the important role they play in influencing the health and safety culture of an organisation and what is expected of them as a line manager.
The course highlights the reasons for managing health and safety, duties of employers and employees under health and safety law, common failures, hazard spotting techniques, risk perception and control, workplace precautions and enforcement, improving safety performance and communication.
This one-day course aims to provide apprentices with an introduction to health and safety management to ensure that they have a comprehensive and clear understanding of the dangers they face in the workplace and what they can do to keep themselves safe.
The course will utilise current guidance issued by construction skills and will be tailored to each specific trade. The session covers legislative requirements, occupational health and hygiene, hazards at work, personal protection and more.
This course aims to ensure that employees at all levels recognise that their collective actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace and understand their individual responsibilities.
The half day course includes working safely, identifying common hazards, improving safety performance and protecting the environment.
Our 3-day IOSH Managing Safely course aims to ensure managers and supervisors understand their responsibilities for health and safety and how to administer activities in line with their organisation’s safety policy of and health and safety legislation.
Following the syllabus laid down by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, the course covers the broad spectrum of health and safety law, together with principles of accident prevention, occupational health and human factors.
The course covers the following topics: Assessing and controlling risks, understanding individual responsibilities, identifying hazards, investigating incidents, measuring performance and more.
This one-day course will enable employees at all levels to ensure that their individual and collective actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace and that they understand their responsibilities.
Following the syllabus laid down by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, the course covers hazard identification, accident reporting and workplace precautions.
For anyone who works alone or has responsibility for lone workers, this half-day course aims to increase awareness of the risks presented by their working environment and the precautions they should take to minimise lone working risks.
The course includes techniques for diffusing difficult situations, personal safety measures, responding assertively, safe working practices and emergency procedures.
For anyone who is responsible for selecting, managing and monitoring contractors, this half-day course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of the importance of managing contractors effectively.
The course covers legal duties, roles and responsibilities, types of contract, assessment procedure, identifying the job, selecting a contractor, exchanging information, monitoring and agency workers.
This two-hour interactive workshop aims to ensure anyone who has to undertake manual handling tasks at work understands the hazards associated with manual handling and the techniques required to avoid injury.
All employees who are involved in manual handling activities would benefit from this course which includes: Duties of employers and employees under health and safety law, health effects, reducing the risk of injuries, good handling techniques and types of lifts.
This two-day course aims to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with manual handling and the activities and techniques required to avoid injury. The course includes the presentation skills required to train others within an organisation in basic manual handling awareness and safe lifting techniques.
The session includes: Duties of employers and employees under health and safety law, practical handling techniques, benefits of preventing manual handling injuries, basic anatomy, fitness and manual handling, principles of training, different styles of training and more.
Any employee who may be at risk of sustaining a needlestick or sharp injury throughout the course of their work would benefit from this half-day course.
This course aims to raise the awareness of the risks of needlestick and sharps injuries and outline how individuals can adopt safer working practices to minimise the risk of injury.
The session covers hazards associated with needlesticks and sharps, exposure, levels of risk, control measures, dispensing, legal requirements, hazards associated with bodily fluids contact, safe working, spill kits and personal hygiene.
For all employees working within an office environment, this one-day course aims to provide delegates with the information required to understand the statutory responsibilities for the health and safety of colleagues, visitors and others who may be affected by their work activity.
Course topics include: Accident causation and prevention, display screen equipment, electrical safety, fire safety, first aid, manual handling, risk assessment, safe use of office equipment and stress in the workplace.
This half-day course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of how an effective permit to work system should be managed in order to control activities that are potentially hazardous.
The session explains permits to work, legal requirements, activities requiring a permit to work, authorised persons, human factors in relation to permits to work, effective implementation, monitoring and auditing, management of contractors and record keeping.
This highly interactive one day course will examine the legal duty to assess and manage risk and the procedures for identifying, measuring and evaluating risk in the workplace.
Emphasis is placed on the completion of practical risk assessment exercises and by the end of the course, delegates will understand the theory and practice of hazard identification and risk assessment.
The course includes: Legal duty to assess and manage risks, aspects of the workplace, work activities and processes that need assessment, understanding the difference between hazard and risk, developing safe working procedures, implementing a risk assessment programme and more.
This half-day course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of their duties as representatives of employee safety and how to effectively contribute to health and safety management, either by direct consultation or as elected representatives of employee safety.
The course covers the role of the Safety Representative and safety committee, reducing accidents and ill health, common hazards in the workplace, the working environment, causes of injury and ill health at work, duties of employers and employees under health and safety law, the importance of attitudes to risk and the potential for human error and improving safety performance.
Designed for all employees required to use ladders during their duties of employment, this half-day interactive workshop aims to ensure employees are competent in the safe use of ladders.
The course covers the law when using ladders, ladder selection, safe transportation of ladders, placement and securing, raising and lowering, ascending, descending, ladder maintenance and accessories.
This course aims to ensure that those responsible for the safe use of work equipment have a clear understanding of the associated risks and the precautions required to ensure the safety of themselves and others.
The sessions will take half a day to complete and include the law around safe use of work equipment, risk assessment, suitability, maintenance, inspection, information and instructions, training, dangerous machinery parts, hazards protection, isolation from energy sources, control systems and specific risks.
Designed for those who provide strategic leadership, direction and set the policy on health and safety, this interactive half-day workshop aims to ensure that board members understand the importance of strategic safety management.
Course topics include managing risk, corporate manslaughter, leading health and safety and successful health and safety management.
This interactive half-day workshop aims to ensure that directors and those who provide strategic leadership and direction within an organisation understand the importance of strategic safety management.
Course topics include managing risk, corporate manslaughter, leading health and safety, new sentencing guidelines and successful health and safety management.
Designed for managers, supervisors and team leaders, this half-day course aims to improve awareness of stress and the impact it has on subordinates. The session will provide delegates with a clear understanding of the causes and effects of stress and the skills required for its management.
The course includes: Understanding stress, how stress affects you physically and mentally, understanding behaviour, a duty of care, management standards and SRA tool, organisation policy statement and stress solutions, managing team members effectively, policies, procedures and practices.
This half-day course aims to ensure delegates are able to recognise the symptoms of stress and how to develop procedures and strategies to help reduce its impact on both the individual and the organisation.
The session includes causes of stress, including work and non-work-related factors, symptoms of stress, behavioural effects, managing stress through word design and stress management strategies.
For employees from any organisation who are involved in work at height, this half-day course aims to ensure delegates understand the risks associated with working at height and recognise that all work at height needs to be correctly planned, supervised and undertaken safely.
The course covers the work at height definition, inclusions and exclusions, main requirements, including risk assessment, planning and organising, selection and maintenance of work equipment, fragile surfaces, specific requirements and more.
For individuals who use display screen equipment as part of their daily duties, this half-day course aims to ensure that employees can use their VDU and workstation safely and know how to make best use of it to avoid health problems.
Course topics include the risks from VDU work, legal requirements, minimum workstation requirements, daily work routines of users, eyes and eyesight and making adjustments to suit your needs.
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