Health and safety courses

Our trainers are active health and safety consultants. When they aren't training they are advising companies on health and safety compliance, strategy and implementation. This gives them a unique, practical understanding of the training they provide.

We have been delivering high quality health and safety training to the manufacturing industry for many years, read our blog for insights and expert opinion from our experienced health and safety trainers.

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Not sure what health and safety qualifications you need? We recommend the accredited NEBOSH National General Certificate as a good starting point for health and safety training. The IOSH Managing Safely course also provides excellent knowledge to prevent workplace accidents.

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Our courses

Accident investigation

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

This course is aimed at those who are expected to contribute to accident investigations. It is relevant to people at all levels - from senior managers to employees and their representatives. The one-day programme provides sound techniques which can be incorporated into an organisation’s procedures to make accident investigation more structured and consistent.

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Dates & Locations

9 January 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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22 January 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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23 January 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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06 February 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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15 March 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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16 March 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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17 April 2018 Ashford International Hotel
Ashford
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12 June 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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19 June 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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13 July 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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4 September 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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19 September 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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15 October 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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21 November 2018 Eastwood Hall
Eastwood, Nottingham
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5 December 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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Asbestos awareness

Duration
Half day
Members
£150 +VAT
Non Members
£180 +VAT

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 came into force on 06 April 2012. The regulations require mandatory training for anyone who may be exposed to asbestos fibres at work. Effectively, this means all building maintenance workers will require some form of Asbestos Awareness training. The course is suitable for managers, team leaders, supervisors, operatives, maintenance staff and building contractors and anyone coming into contact with asbestos.

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Dates & Locations

28 March 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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31 May 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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29 October 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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30 October 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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ATEX awareness training

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

This one-day course is aimed at electricians and engineers who are required to work in or near explosive atmospheres. It will inform them about compliance with the mandatory European directives that set the standards for equipment used in explosive atmospheres (ATEX).

Course details

Dates & Locations

7 March 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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16 April 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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13 June 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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20 September 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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9 October 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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15 October 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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11 December 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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Business continuity and emergency planning

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

This interactive workshop will help you put in place a plan that will keep your business running should a major incident occur. Fire, natural disasters, flood, power outages would all put an end to ‘business as usual’, this course will help you make sure it doesn’t put an end to your business.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Construction, design and management (CDM)

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

This course will ensure that key duty holders understand their legal obligations and duties under the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015). Delegates will gain a detailed understanding of the new regulation and how to ensure compliance throughout the entire project lifecycle.

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Dates & Locations

23 January 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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22 February 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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1 March 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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16 March 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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23 March 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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10 April 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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10 April 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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26 June 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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4 July 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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7 August 2018 Ashford International Hotel
Ashford
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6 September 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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2 October 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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18 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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30 October 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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6 November 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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4 December 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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If we don’t have a suitable date, register your interest and we'll let you know as soon as new dates and locations are added.

COSHH made simple

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

This one-day practical course covers the statutory requirements and identifies straightforward and practical ways to carry out Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) assessments and implement control measures. It is aimed at individuals who are involved in the management of hazardous substances in the workplace. This could include supervisors and line managers with operational responsibility safety, or those developing their health and safety career.

Course details

Dates & Locations

16 January 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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23 January 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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23 January 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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23 February 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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20 March 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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9 May 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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15 May 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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19 July 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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5 September 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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13 September 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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17 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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26 September 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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14 November 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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16 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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6 December 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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If we don’t have a suitable date, register your interest and we'll let you know as soon as new dates and locations are added.

Creating & managing a permit to work system

Duration
1 day

Permits to Work are an essential tool for managing high risk or infrequent operations. There is a legal requirement to produce them for some tasks, but many systems either don’t control the risks properly or are over-complicated & place a non-value adding burden on the company. This EEF course shows you how to create systems which keep people safe at the same time as allowing you to get the job done.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

EEF advanced diploma in health and safety risk management

Duration
30 days
Members
£5275 +VAT
Non Members
£6175 +VAT

This course is aimed at delegates who are developing their careers in health and safety and wish to eventually obtain Chartered Membership of IOSH via a university route. It is taught from a practitioner’s view rather than an academic approach. The course covers such topics as security, environment, product safety, business continuity and food hygiene, and equips practitioners with a critical understanding of the methods, techniques and skills required to work proactively to promote a positive safety culture within organisations.

Course details

Dates & Locations

Series 1
Module 1 – 12-16 Mar 2018
Module 2 – 23-27 Apr, 30-Apr-1-3 May 2018
Module 3 – 25-29 Jun; 2-4 July 2018
Module 4 – 16-20 Jul 2018
Module 5 – 3-7 Sep 2018
Revision 26-27 Sep 2018
Exams 24-25 Oct 2018

Series 2
Module 1 – 4-8 Jun 2018
Module 2 – 9-13, 16-19 Jul 2018
Module 3 – 13-17, 20-22 Aug 2018
Module 4 – 24-28 Sep 2018
Module 5 – 5-9 Nov 2018
Revision 21-22 Nov 2018
Exams 5-6 Dec 2018
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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Fire safety awareness

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£245 +VAT

An introductory course covering the fundamentals of managing fire risks providing the knowledge to identify fire risks and ensure effective controls and evacuation procedures are in place.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Health & safety auditing

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

Having a Health & Safety Management System is a key component of keeping your workforce safe. But to really turn your management system into a proactive tool that can keep employees safe, you need to regularly ensure it’s working properly. EEF’s Health & Safety Auditing course can help you do this.

Course details

Dates & Locations

6 February 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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7 February 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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7 June 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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11 July 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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25 October 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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If we don’t have a suitable date, register your interest and we'll let you know as soon as new dates and locations are added.

Not all of our courses are listed so please contact us on 0845 293 9850 or get in touch if you can’t find what you are looking for. Examples of courses we can run on demand in addition to those listed include: manual handling and ergonomics, display screen equipment, personal protective equipment and first aid.

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