Business Start-Ups (Small Business)

  • Business Start-Ups (Small Business)

    This introductory course for business start-ups introduces learners to an overview of the safety and health requirements for all workplaces. It presents learners with an outline of key duties of an employer, including the self-employed, under Irish health and safety law. it explains the purpose of a safety statement and outlines the importance of managing health and safety at work.

    Course duration: 15 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Describe what is needed to manage safety, health and welfare in a new business
    • Describe key employers' duties under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act (2005)
    • Explain the purpose of a safety statement
    • Explain the risk assessment process
    • Conduct a simple risk assessment of a hazard in your workplace

    Enter course

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