The Human Factor approach to risk assessments for mobile and field workers

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About this course

Benefits of attending

Who should attend?

Professional competence

Programme

Dates and locations

"This course could save you 000s ...  for some  ...   it could save the company's reputation"

COURSE LEADER

  • Duncan Abbott is a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors specialist with extensive experience in assessing field and mobile workers. He will highlight the issues that continue to rise and in some cases lead to litigation when the employer has not carried out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment for this group of workers

  • The course is based on real life scenarios from which you will gain great insights into what makes an effective ergonomic assessor and make you your organisations 'go to person' for successful workplace solutions

  • Duncan is a qualified trainer with extensive experience in training and teaching, coaching and mentoring in a wide variety of environments to a diverse range of people

About this course

  • A one-day course that examines the human factor approach to risk assessments for mobile and field workers which includes how to carry out an ergonomic assessment of vehicle and driver.
  • You will learn from real life scenarios and case studies
  • The mobile worker and field worker assessment training will focus on a human factor approach to: driver safety and posture, working safely across multiple locations, subscribing to wellness by being aware of factors such as diet, sleep, physical recovery and exercise
  • This course has a specific focus on learning practical ergonomic techniques and strategies to identify and avoid hazards so that the delegate  can be proactive in improving the workers wellbeing and productivity and avoiding absence through injury, stress and musculoskeletal disorders
  • Mobile and Field workers are vulnerable to stress and poor mental health and therefore it is key that mental health is considered to ensure total wellbeing
  • The course complements the principles of ISO45001 with its emphasis on Human Factors

Benefits of attending

  • Do you want to manage the risk to the field and mobile? If so, the course will show you how to undertake a suitable and sufficient risk assessment?
  • You will learn how to assess different tasks such as driving and performing on-site tasks in a variety of often uncontrolled environments?
  • Do you want to know how to carry out an ergonomic assessment of driver and vehicle? Do any staff report problems with vehicle, or report discomfort or pain?
  • Do you want to know what your legal obligations are?
  • Do you want to know what training you should provide for the mobile and field worker
  • Attend this course if you want to learn the answers to the above!

Who should attend?

If you are required to undertake workplace risk assessments for field and mobile workers and require a cohesive and current method by which to assess this group of workers then this course is for you.

Professional competence

Become confident and competent when discussing risk assessments for mobile and field workers. Be able to refer to the key studies, know what tools you can use for evaluation and know what legislation and standards to refer to.

Programme

08.45 -09.00:     Tea / coffee

09.00-09.45:    The risk assessment - how to manage the risk to the field and mobile worker? What is mobile work and what is a mobile worker? What is field work and what is a field worker?

09.45 – 10.30   Legal context, using standards. Examples of good and bad practice.

10.30 – 10.45  Break

10.45 – 12.45  Mobile and Field work - what the assessment should consider and future planning what needs to be considered?

  • Using a simple case studes delegates deconstruct the tasks of both a field worker and mobile worker so that he or she can deterimine level of risk, controls and what training and information is required.
  • Ergonomic methods, tools and techniques are used to enable an evidence based approach to be undertaken so that quantitative data can be utilised to support qualitative findings

12.45 – 13.30   Lunch

13.30 – 14.30   Mobile worker assessment

14.30 – 15.30   Field worker assessment

15.30 - 16.30   Driver and Vehicle assessment - how to carry out a simple driver and vehicle assessment and be able to provide appropriate training.

Dates and locations

DATES AND LOCATIONS 2019

1st Quarter

London – Novotel Waterloo – 18th and 19th March

Delegates receive

  • Course notebook and templates
  • Checklists and guides (including driver and vehicle risk assessment checklist and guide)
  • Refreshments and lunch is provided on most public courses

BOOKING FORM

Cost: £399.00

Vat: £79.80

Total: £478.80

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