Health & Safety 1 – Taunton

21 September – 19 October 2023


Health and Safety Stage 1  


Thursdays 21, 28 September and 5, 12, 19 October

This Course is aimed at new and previously untrained Health and Safety Representatives.  

The course will cover: 

  • The role of the H&S Rep  
  • The rights of the H&S rep and health and safety law  
  • Responsibilities of the employer 
  • Carrying out workplace inspections 
  • Understanding Risk Assessment
  • Organising around health and safety issues
  • Raising health and safety issue with the employer



You should make your Branch aware that you are attending this course in order for them to keep their records up to date and ensure you receive up to date information relevant to your role.

If you are in need of support to request time off from your work to attend please talk to the branch to gain support.

You may have a local policy to support with gaining reasonable time off to attend training from your employer. There is also guidance via ACAS – Time off advice

If you have any questions about the course please do not hesitate to get in contact with us

To be added to our waiting list please email the Education & Equalities Team. We also have other dates available on our events page.

Email: SW Education Enquiries