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IIRSM Basic Safety Officer

The primary objective of the Safety Officer and Coordinator Course is to provide an entry level awareness course for those new to the coordination of health and safety. The programme will give participants an understanding of the key areas of occupational health and safety Occupational Health and Safety legislation and guidance. The programme runs over three consecutive days. There are a number of activities and case studies as part of the course to ensure that the key knowledge and skills are practiced. This course covers topics to provide necessary skills and knowledge about various hazards, legal requirements need to comply, how to conduct risk assessment and implement control measures to prevent accidents and injuries from happening. This Course covers basic first aid certification which is also an additional benefit for the participants.

Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of their organisations safety statement
  • Identify the core contents, arrangements, resources, roles and responsibilities required to manage health and safety
  • Identify the necessary policies and administrative controls required to manage their health, safety and fire risks
  • Coordinate the completion of risk assessments of work activities
  • Identify common hazards and risks in the workplace
  • Identify sources of guidance and advice on health and safety and Coordinate the investigation of accidents, prepare reports.
  • To carry out the duties of a basic first aider
Course Content

Day 1 – Health and Safety Management System
Day 2 – Work Site Hazards and Controls
Day 3 – Basic Fire Fighting and Basic First Aid


2 Hours

Re-certification interval

Three (3) Years

method of delivery

Webinar Training


Written and Ongoing Assessment

DATE          TIME
20-25 June 202018:00 to 21:0019:00 to 22:00
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