Procedures: Designing for Compliance
Effective procedures are crucial for organisations to perform
consistently and safely. They are especially important when
operating in safety critical environments.
Organisations commonly rely on procedures as a way of
controlling health, safety and business risks, but they can only
achieve this if they are well designed and people comply with
This short online course aims to introduce delegates to the
principles of developing effective procedures, or reviewing and
improving existing ones, and provides suggestions on how they can
encourage compliance with procedures within their organisation.
Delegates will be provided with high-level information that will
help them to:
- Understand what procedures are, why they are needed and how
procedures should fit into controlling risks in an
- Know the steps needed to design, implement and manage effective
- Understand how to apply human factors principles to review,
design and produce effective procedures
- Know how to encourage compliance with procedures within their
What the course will cover
The course is designed to provide an introduction to the basics
of designing, developing, implementing and managing procedures, as
well as enhancing compliance, based on human factors good practice.
Delegates will develop a better appreciation of the complexities of
designing effective procedures, so that they will be able to manage
the development, implementation, control and compliance of their
procedures more effectively.
Who should attend?
The course is aimed at procedure writers and reviewers and those
that manage this process. Typically, this includes managers,
supervisors and technicians who are involved in developing and
using procedures in a wide range of scenarios. The course is also
useful to those who need to follow safety-critical procedures, to
help them understand why and how procedures are produced, so that
they can contribute effectively to the development process.
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 major roads and motorways, mainline train stations and
Manchester International Airport.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£545 per person (includes course notes, lunch and
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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