Risk and Safety Management for Engineers: Communication and Monitoring

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This course explains what a Health, Safety and Environment Management System (HSEMS) is, and why it is important. It also introduces Safety Culture and discusses the basic fundamentals of incident investigation and analysis. The course analyses what is meant by communication and consultation, explains why and how HSE performance monitoring is carried out and finally, describes what a Safety Case is, the potential benefits of developing a Safety Case, how to put one together and how to make good use of it.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain what an HSEMS is and what is does
  • Appreciate the role of HSE management systems and Safety Cases, culture, competence, communication, monitoring and review in reducing the probability and consequences of major accidents
  • Identify the UK regulations which require employee consultation on health and safety
  • Understand how performance monitoring fits into the overall HSEMS