Developing Effective Procedures
Effective procedures are crucial for organisations to perform
consistently and safely. Organisations commonly rely on procedures
as a way of controlling health, safety and business risks: they can
only achieve this if they are well designed and people follow them.
Good procedures are especially important when operating in safety
critical environments. This one day course aims to help delegates
develop effective procedures, or assess and improve existing ones,
and achieve compliance with them. The course has a focus on safety
critical activities that impact on occupational safety and major
The course will cover?
The course is designed to help attendees review existing
procedures effectively and equip them with the capability to write
new ones. It is based on human factors good practice in designing,
developing, implementing and managing procedures / job aids, and
Specifically, the course will cover:
- How procedures should fit into controlling risks in an
- Good practice for developing, implementing and managing
- How to apply human factors principles to review, design and
produce effective procedures
- How to encourage compliance with procedures
- Simple tools and guidance to help procedure writers and
reviewers improve key procedures
Who should attend?
The course is aimed at procedure writers and reviewers and those
that manage this process. Typically, this will include managers,
supervisors and technicians who are involved in developing and
using procedures in a wide range of scenarios. The course can also
prove useful for those who need to follow safety-critical
procedures because a) if personnel understand why and how
procedures are produced then this helps to them follow procedures,
and b) the people that need to follow procedures should be involved
in their development, and understanding the development process can
help them to contribute fully.
The course will be run at the HSE Science and Research Centre in
the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in the heart of the Peak District
and has good links to mainline train stations and Manchester
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
The cost of the course is £525 per person (includes course
notes, lunch and refreshments).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
For further dates and additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203
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