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Foundations in OHS for HR Managers


The Foundations in Occupational Health and Safety Programme introduces HR Practitioners and managers to aspects of OHS at work, policies that need to be in place, how to communicate the OHS message within your organisation, the laws surrounding OHS in the workplace and the basic skills needed of an effective OHS practitioner.
Other areas that will be covered are the key differences between managing HR and OHS policy as well as reflecting HR in OHS policy. You will also learn how to manage OHS issues when they become IR issues.


On completion of the programme, participants will be able to:
· Understand and differentiate between OHS, HR and IR.

· Develop/improve key skills necessary to manage OHS issues and areas where OHS and IR issues intersect.

· Know and understand the key terminology used in OHS areas.

· Understand how mental health is an OHS area and the laws surrounding it.

· Gain an understanding of Claims Management and its implementation in the workplace.

· Establish what policies and laws apply to their organisation and how to implement them.

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    Non-member rate: €450
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