Health and Safety Training Course Information

Are Health and Safety Training Courses a legal requirement?

Health and Safety Training Courses are a legal requirement under Section 10 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Specific courses are also dealt with under specific legislation such as the General Application Regulations 2007.

What are the most common Health and Safety Training Courses required?

The most common Health and Safety Courses required include.

  1. Manual Handling
  2. Health and Safety Awareness
  3. Fire Safety – Fire Awareness and / or Fire Warden depending on premises and type of operations.
  4. First Aid
  5. Other / specialised specific training dependant on industry and sector

Who should undertake a Health and Safety Training Courses?

For any certified Health and Safety Training Courses the instructor should hold the appropriate certification. Generally in the commercial environment Consultants and Trainers will have an underlying health and safety or related technical qualification as well as course specific certification.

How often do Health and Safety Training Courses need to be refreshed?

The refresher rates for Health and Safety Training Courses can vary.

Please find some examples below.

  • General Health and Safety – 3 years
  • Manual Handling – 3 years.
  • Fire Safety – 3 years.
  • First Aid – 2 years.

Who can help provide Health and Safety Training Courses?

We at ADSC Ireland have vast experience conducting Health and Safety Training Courses and would be delighted to provide a quote. To enable us provide you with a Health and Safety Training Course quote please provide the following information.

  • Name of training course you require.
  • Location of your premises
  • Number of employees who require training.
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