Introduction to HSE (webinar)

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Introduction to HSE (webinar)

Introduction to HSE is a two-day course about workplace health and safety (health, safety and environment). The course also includes an individual e-learning program that participants get access to after the webinar course. These two parts combined meet the working environment legislation’s requirements regarding 40-hour HSE training for safety representatives and members of the working environment committees, and also for others where training or competence is mandatory, such as employers and other managers.

More information about the HSE-course

Everyone in the workplace, from the employer to the employees, safety representatives and members of the working environment committee, all play important roles when it comes to health, safety and environment in the company. Are you familiar with the responsibilities and tasks related to the different roles? Participants in the Introduction to HSE course will receive a comprehensive overview of the HSE requirements in The Working Environment Act (WEA) and regulations pursuant to the act. But the course does not only aim to give you knowledge; it uses a combination of lectures, dialogue, group work and experience sharing to ensure that the participants leave the course with a good understanding of how the HSE work can be carried out in a well-planned, cooperation based manner to create good and safe working conditions.

Who is the course suitable for?

The course is suitable for anyone who is required to undergo 40 hours of HSE training:

  • Safety representatives
  • Senior safety representatives
  • Members of the working environment committee; both employer and employee representatives

The course is also suitable for others that require HSE-training:

  • Employers and other managers
  • HR and HSE personnel
  • Union representatives
  • ….and anyone else who needs to or wants to increase their HSE knowledge

Course structure

The course consists of two parts:

  1. Part one is at two-day webinar course. An experienced course instructor will lead the participants through the course materials, and will make sure the participants get to learn through a good combination of lectures, discussions and group assignments.
  2. Part two is an individual e-learning program. It will be made available to the participants from the week after the webinar. The e-learning is mandatory for those who need 40 hours training, while it is optional for other participants.

Participants will receive online access to course materials. Upon completion of the HSE-course the participants will receive a diploma documenting their training. Participants who complete the entire course will receive documentation for 40-hours training. Those who participate only in part one (webinar course) will receive documentation for two days of training.

Course content

The course offers an introduction to The Working Environment Act and its regulations. All main topics are covered during the webinar part of the course, and some topics are repeated more in-depth in the e-learning modules:

  • What is HSE and why is it important?
  • The Working Environment Act and regulations pursuant to the act
  • Roles, tasks and responsibilities in the HSE work
  • Notification and whistle-blowing
  • Work-related injuries and diseases
  • Systematic HSE work and the internal control regulations; theory and application
  • Assessing the working environment
  • Risk assessments
  • Action plans (follow-up)
  • Physical, chemical and biological working environment factors
  • Ergonomics and prevention of strain injuries
  • Sick leave: prevention and follow-up
  • Addiction and substance abuse
  • Psychosocial and organisational working environment

Knowledge requirements

There are no knowledge requirements for participating in Introduction to HSE. The course is designed for those with little or no HSE experience, but also aims to be useful for those who already have some HSE experience. Participants should however be able to communicate well in English.

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More information about the HSE-course

Everyone in the workplace, from employer to employee, safety representatives and members of the working environment committee, play important roles in health, safety and enviroment issues. Are you familiar with the responsibilities and tasks related to the different roles?

Participants of the Introduction to HSE course will receive a comprehensive overview of the HSE-topics of The Working Environment Act (WEA) and its regulations. In order to gain thorough understanding of how working environment issues can be carried out in a practical manner, the course uses different methods like dialogue, group work and experience from the participants. The course also focuses on the different roles within HSE and their tasks and responsibility with regards to the working environment. The course emphasizes how good HSE-work can be achieved through dialogue, employee participation and cooperation between different parties.

A central part of HSE-work within the organization is training. By undertaking this course, your organization can increase their HMS-competency and be able to meet the requirements set by the WEA and its regulations. This course meets the requirements set by the WEA related to training of safety representatives, members of the working environment committee and the employer.

Who is the course suitable for?

The course is suitable for anyone who is required to undergo 40-hours training:

  • Safety representatives
  • Senior safety representatives
  • Members of the working environment committee; represented from both the employer and employee side

The course is also suitable for others that require HSE-training:

  • Employers
  • Managers
  • HR-personnel
  • HSE-personnel
  • Union representatives
  • Employees charged with directing or supervising others
  • ….and anyone else who requires or would like to increase their competency in HSE-issues

Course content

The course consists of two parts:

  1. Part one is at two-day webinar course. During the two days the participants are encouraged to participate in questions, discussions and practical group assignments with emphasis on learning by experience, group participation and reflections on the various topics. The group itself is a great resource due to all the experience that is gathered in one place. An experienced instructor will lead the participants through all the topics covered. Part one is mandatory for everyone.

Duration: 2 days, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 

  1. Part two is a web-based e-learning module. It is included in the total price and is made available for the participants the week following completion of part one of the course. Part one and two comprise the 40-hour HSE-course.

 

NB: Participants who are not required to complete 40 hours training may choose to complete only part one of the course. (According to legislation the duration of training shall be at least 40 hours. However, it may be agreed that training less than 40 hours is acceptable, if the involved parties reach the conclusion that it is justifiable due to an assessment of their specific working environment problem areas and scope.)

Upon completion of the HSE-course the participants will receive a diploma documenting their training. Participants who complete the entire course will receive documentation for 40-hours training. Those who participate only in part one (two days classroom course) will receive documentation for two days’ training.

Topics covered in the course

The course offers an introduction to The Working Environment Act and its regulations. All central topics are covered during the classroom part of the course. These topics are repeated in the e-learning module, and may provide in-depth knowledge of certain topics. During the course the participants will be able to test their understanding of the topics covered:

  • What is HSE?
  • The Working Environment Act and its regulations
  • The different roles, tasks and responsibilities relevant to the working environment
  • The regulation on systematic HSE work and internal notification procedures
  • Work-related injuries and illnesses
  • Systematic HSE-work in practice
  • Assessing the work environment
  • Risk assessments
  • Action plans (follow-up of risk and deviations)
  • Physical / chemical / biological working environment
  • Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders
  • Psychosocial and organisational working environment
  • Leave of absence and follow-up of sick leave
  • Addiction in the workplace – prevention and follow-up

Preexisting knowledge

No preexisting knowledge is required to undertake Introduction to HSE. This is a course designed for those with little or no HSE-experience, however, it may also provide in-depth knowledge for those with some HSE-experience. On the first day of the course the participants will receive a coursebook with useful resources to use during and after the course.

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