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    Warehouse HSE Procedure and Practices

    By the end of this course learners will:

    • Understand their legal duties in relation to warehouse safety.
    • Know what types of hazards may be present in a warehouse setting.
    • Be able to control slips and trip risks, as well as electrical safety hazards.
    • Know how to carry out a risk assessment of their warehouse.
    • Recognize manual handling risks and know how to use mechanical aids to reduce risk.
    • Understand how to ensure vehicle safety in warehouses, including how to organize safe traffic routes.
    • Know how to store goods in a warehouse safely and use pallets in a safe manner.
    The following points shall be discussed in the course:
    • An introduction to your health & safety obligations
    • Aligning warehouse safety within the overall organization’s safety strategy
    • Managing compliance with health & safety rules & procedures in your warehouse
    • Where are the areas of risk in the warehouse?
    • Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management – Visitors
    • Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management – people (employees)
    • Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management – equipment
    • Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management – shift work and fatigue
    • Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management Health, wellbeing & stress in the workplace
    • Hazard, Near Hit and Incident Investigation and reporting
    • Conducting Reviews and Annual Audits in your warehouse
    Activities
    • Classroom with Theoretical and Practical Implementation

    Day 1
    Session 1 - An introduction to your health & safety obligations

    • An overview of the Health & Safety At Work Act 2015
    • Due diligence, the duty of care & an overview of responsibilities
    • Who is responsible for safety and why?
    • Your warehouse’s safety responsibilities and interacting with external third parties, contractors and others on site
    • Managing visitors and temp workers
    • Worker participation methods
    • Planning cascades of responsibility throughout managers, supervisors and workers
    Session 2 - Aligning warehouse safety within the overall organization’s safety strategy
    • Ensuring you are planning safety to become integrated & aligned with wider organizational safety
    • Working with the ELT to plan your safety, processes & responsibilities
    Session 3 - Managing compliance with health & safety rules & procedures in your warehouse
    • How the best policies & procedures can be undone by poor or inconsistent compliance
    • Dangling the carrot instead of wielding the stick – incentivizing safety culture & practice
    • Which are the hardest things to seem to get compliance with?
    • What is your organization’s safety strategy & culture?
    • Relevant health and safety policies – e.g. “Health and Safety Policy”, Drugs and Alcohol, Stress and Fatigue, Harassment

    Day 2
    Session 4 - Where are the areas of risk in the warehouse?

    • Assessing location & accessibility factors of warehouses
    • Inwards & outwards goods
    • Picking & assembly points
    • Dispatch
    • Areas of interaction with external parties, eg transport operators
    • Picking from height
    • Machinery, vehicles
    • Automation lines & equipment & new autonomous equipment like pickers
    Session 5 - Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management - Visitors
    • Traffic management – people and vehicles
    • Processes and options for effective H&S management of visitors, contractors, truck drivers, and temp workers
    Session 6 - Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management – people (employees)
    • Manual handling
    • Working with automation & equipment
    • Effective operator training
    • First-aid provision & training
    • Floods, slips & trips
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Health assessments
    • Hazardous Substances
    • Evacuation planning
    • Creation and management of standard operating procedures and training

    Day 3
    Session 7 - Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management - equipment

    • Machine guarding   
    • Good equipment maintenance practices
    • Best practice forklift truck health & safety operations; including height management
    • Maintenance & care of equipment
    • Electrical safety
    • Ensuring the warehouse team is fully equipped with safety gear and its use is enforced
    Session 8 - Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management – shift work and fatigue
    • Understanding the significant impact that fatigue, shiftwork & rosters can have on safety practice and rule-following
    • How much can fatigue be minimized in a shiftwork/rostering environment?
    • Understanding & educating on sleep patterns
    • Rostering to counter fatigue – types of rosters
    • Fatigue & machinery operation
    Session 9 - Warehouse hazard and risk assessment/management Health, wellbeing & stress in the workplace
    • What are your responsibilities with regards stress, and worker wellbeing?
    • Figuring out what is a “work issue” vs “home life”
    • Are there wider business issues in your organization that is creating worker stress or putting wellbeing at risk?

    Day 4
    Session 10 - Hazard, Near Hit and Incident Investigation and reporting

    • What does an effective incident investigation look like?
    • Who is appropriate to investigate?
    • Keeping management informed of progress
    • Processes, documentation & tools available for effective reporting
    Session 11 - Conducting Reviews and Annual Audits in your warehouse
    • Applying the standard health & safety audit to include workplace hazards specific to your organization
    • Audit Template provided

    • This Warehouse Safety training course is suitable for anyone who has the responsibility of managing health and safety risks in a warehouse setting. including owners, managers, and supervisors.
    • It is also suitable for employees, as it gives them an awareness of what risks they should look out for and the safety measures that should be in place in their warehouse.

    • Introduction to Warehouse Safety
    • General Warehouse Hazards
    • Slips, Trips, and Electrical Safety
    • Manual and Mechanical Handling
    • Onsite Vehicle Safety
    • Site Safety


    There are no formal prerequisites for this course

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