Workshop safety

Standard course or Train the Trainer option available.

Workshop safety training is essential to ensure that best practices are followed and workers and visitors remain safe.

As workshops tend to be very different from each other, each with different hazards, this course focusses on general safety awareness, safe working habits and safe operating procedures.

This course provides a health and safety overview for anyone working in a workshop.

Course Duration

Standard course: Half day (approx. 3.5 hours)

Train the Trainer course: Full day (approx. 8 hours)

We can create bespoke courses to suit your specific requirements, contact us for details.

Course Benefits:

By attending the course, the participant will:

  • Be able to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Contribute towards a safer workplace
  • Understand the nature of the hazards and identify the causes
  • Use operating precautions and be aware of avoiding hazardous conditions

Course Content

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998 and other relevant legislation
  • Hazards that may be found in a workshop, such as dangerous equipment and hazardous substances
  • Dynamic risk assessments
  • Ensuring a safe working environment
  • Machine guarding
  • Machine fixturing
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Potential Hazards i.e. entanglement
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Fire prevention awareness

Additional content if Train the Trainer option selected

  • Training guidance and support
  • Participant inclusion
  • Learning styles
  • Telling vs teaching
  • Active Learning

Why Southern Power Tools?

Attendees will receive an engaging, informative and highly practical training course from an experienced trainer that will equip them with all the knowledge and skills they need.

The validation process consists of a theory test and a practical observation.

Call now for more information or book your place 02392 551931

Group Bookings

Make a booking for 6 or more employees and we can run an abrasive wheel course on a date that suits you.

PLUS – you’ll also receive a 10% discount on your booking!

Call for more information 02392 551 931

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Southern Power Tools  were chosen as my supplier because of the excellent customer service and advice, their choice of alternative items was impressive and delivery was very quick.

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Mick Southouse, MOD

We’ve dealt with SPT for over 2 years.  In this time they have consistently delivered a comprehensive service, delivering thousands of items for me.  Whether I need power tools, surveying equipment or simply need advice, SPT has been the go-to choice for my needs.

Highly recommend them

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