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Effective Safety Committees


1 Day

Who should attend?

For people who are:

• Wanting an understanding and awareness of the requirements of safety committees,
including the role of safety representative directly involved with committees or training committees

• To build a basic appreciation of legislation relevant to safety representative and safety committees and learn effective communication and conflict management skills

Suitable for all levels from administration roles to operators and supervisors through to managers and senior manager


To provide course members with:

• Understand the role and function of a safety committee

• Recognise and identify key activities to be undertaken by safety committee members

• Appreciate and learn the principles of effective meetings

• Be aware and be able to deal with problem situations and dealing with conflict

• The confidence to express their ideas and opinions effectively

• To create a positive and happier mental attitude


The course includes:

  • Legal requirements for safety committees
  • The role of the safety representatives 

  • Behavioural safety awareness 

  • Establishing a safety committee

  • The role of the enforcement agencies 

  • Sources of health and safety information 

  • Dealing with obstacles of commitment and challenges

  • Involvement of workers at all levels and the benefits associated with actively engaging in worker involvement

  • Practical session: running a safety committee

Number of delegates

minimum 6, maximum of 12

Duration and Delivery Options

Based in a training room the day is packed full of a number of interactive activities that are combined with a number of blended learning techniques leading to an extremely thought provoking and highly stimulating day. It tackles a number of core communication skills which will help an individual become more confident and effective in the workplace.

• Short lectures
• Demonstrations
• Group discussions
• Interactive exercises
• Team activities

Successful completion of the course leads to an MPQC Certificate of Achievement

Contact Details

Contact details: For further details or to make a booking, contact the team on 0115 983 6580 or email: enquiries@mpskills.co.uk