Health and Safety Legislation training course

 Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 22 October 2018


Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will:

  • Understand the structure of occupational health and safety legislation and its underlying principles,
  • Have a knowledge of EU and Irish health and safety legislation,
  • Understand the significance of health and safety legislation in relation to the planning and implementation of OHSAS 18001,
  • Be aware of basic steps to take to ensure legal compliance,
  • Know where to find further information on health and safety legislation. 


Course programme

  • Introduction to health and safety issues, structure and principles of health and safety legislation,
  • EU and Irish legislation in the areas of:
    • The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005,
    • Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 and common workplace hazards (DSE, electricity, manual handling etc.),
    • Exposure to chemicals and handling, storage and transportation of dangerous substances (including CLP, the REACH Regulation, Carriage of Dangerous Goods etc.),
    • Noise and vibration exposure,
    • Safety in Industry,
    • Construction safety,
    • Emergency preparedness & response.

Legal case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning. This includes identification of legal requirements specific to each attendee’s organisation. 


Who should attend

Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality officers and managers, Safety Representatives and personnel with health and safety responsibilities which includes all managers, directors and line management. 

Course brochure: Health & Safety Legislation training course


Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us


From the Blog

Health and Safety Legislation – what’s it about?

In-House courses

All our courses are available in-house. We can run in-house courses either at your premises or at a location of your choosing. We also customise our courses according your organisation’s requirements.
Book your training course