Fully Accredited Program EU and UK Workplace Health Safety Laws and Regulatory Compliance

Workplace health and safety laws across the European Union and UK are intricate and multifaceted. With a complex interplay of directives, regulations, and standards set at the EU level as well as individual laws enacted by member states, this multi-layered system can pose challenges for organizations trying to navigate and achieve full compliance. Furthermore, oversight and enforcement come from both EU agencies like the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) as well as country-specific regulating bodies, adding to the complexity of adhering to the extensive legislation.

This certified program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the elaborate and evolving health and safety laws across the EU and UK. You will explore a wide range of critical topics, including the Framework Directive 89/391/EEC, Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on Personal Protective Equipment, Directive 2003/10/EC on noise exposure, along with specific regulatory nuances of the UK post-Brexit as well as individual country safety regulations, giving you a well-rounded grasp of the legal landscape governing workplace health and safety across Europe. This program will also emphasize the nuances between member state laws, focusing on key differences in implementation, helping you comprehend the intersection between EU-level directives and national legislation.

In addition, this program will teach you how to develop and implement health and safety policies and procedures in alignment with the relevant regulations across Europe, as well as gain comprehensive knowledge, tools, and resources essential for conducting thorough risk assessments, performing incident investigations, and meeting various reporting requirements. Moreover, you will learn how to manage workplace hazards, provide training, and fulfill other responsibilities while balancing health and safety, environmental stewardship, and business goals. With a solid understanding of EU and UK’s workplace health and safety laws, you can integrate best practices into your organization's OHS management strategy, ensuring legally compliant and responsible operations.

Upon completion, you will attain the Certification in European Workplace Health and Safety Regulations. This distinguished certification will augment your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in EU and UK health and safety legislation and ability to build proper compliance programs aligned with the multifaceted regulations. Globally recognized, this industry-respected certification remains valid for your entire career and signifies your proficiency and commitment to excellence in workplace safety.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program for an in-depth exploration of European directives, standards, and regulations with a focus on their practical application across EU countries and the UK.  
  • Comprehensive EU Directives Understanding: Master the nuances of key EU WHS directives like Framework Directive 89/391/EEC and Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on Personal Protective Equipment.
  • UK Specific Regulations Insight: Gain in-depth knowledge of UK-specific health and safety laws, especially in the post-Brexit context.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in European Workplace Health & Safety Regulations. This certification will validate your expertise in navigating the complex EU and UK regulatory landscape, demonstrating your proficiency in implementing and managing effective health and safety strategies across various European jurisdictions.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

4.8 

This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

Workplace Health and Safety laws within the EU and the UK are complex. With a matrix of overarching EU directives, country-specific laws, and even regional guidelines, the legislative system can present multiple layers of rules that sometimes overlap or conflict.

This certified program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the different UK and EU Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) laws, with a particular focus on their implications for businesses operating in both regions. It will shed light on specific WHS frameworks employed in EU member states, such as the German Social Accident Insurance, INAIL in Italy, the French Labor Code, and the pivotal role of the National Institute of Safety and Hygiene at Work (INSST) in Spain, which are invaluable for ensuring legal compliance and maintaining consistent safety standards when operating in various European regions.

Furthermore, it delves into key UK regulations, including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999, Workplace (Health, Safety, and Welfare) Regulations 1992, PPE at Work Regulations 1992, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, PUWER, RIDDOR, and COSHH, which underscores the importance of safety in the workplace.

Additionally, this program will guide you in developing, executing, and maintaining workplace safety policies and procedures that align with pertinent legislation. You will acquire the skills needed to conduct thorough workplace safety audits, assessments, and fulfill reporting requirements, whether those arise from regulatory mandates or voluntary commitments. Importantly, you will also learn how to manage workplace hazards, ergonomics, and potential risks effectively while providing robust health and safety accommodations.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in European Workplace Health and Safety Regulations. This distinguished certification validates your advanced understanding and expertise in navigating the complex regulatory landscape, safeguarding employee well-being, and promoting a culture of safety excellence in compliance with EU and UK standards. Globally recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity, testifying to your expertise and dedication to excellence in to the safety industry.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • EU Directive Interpretation
  • UK Health and Safety at Work Regulations
  • WSH Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Assessment
  • Cross-Border Coordination
  • Safety Protocols
  • OSH Strategy Development
  • Reporting Mechanisms
  • PPE Standards
  • Member State Regulations
  • Framework Directive
  • Physical Agents Directives
  • Biological Agents Directives
  • Machinery and Work Equipment Directives
  • Reporting of Injuries
  • Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)
  • Brexit Implications
  • The Asbestos Directive
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR)
  • EU-OSHA Legislative Framework
  • EU-OSHA’s Strategic Framework
  • REACH and CLP Regulations
  • ILO Conventions vs. EU Directives
  • Manual Handling Operation Regulations
  • WSH Risk Management
  • Incident Identification and Reporting
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Hazard Identification
  • PPE Standards

Your Faculty Director

Manlio Lo Giudice
Manlio Lo Giudice
Proficient Workplace Health & Safety Practitioner

With over two decades as an established workplace health and safety expert, Manlio Lo Giudice boasts deep specialization in upholding stringent standards across the heavily regulated oil and gas industry. His career kicked off in 2003 in Italy as a QHSE consultant, playing a pivotal compliance role focused on local legislation and machinery directives. Over the years, he has partnered with major industry players like Exxon, Chevron, BP and Petrobras, garnering valuable safety insights across diverse regions including the North Sea and its Norwegian, UK and Danish sectors, along with the Gulf of Mexico. Most recently at Amazon as Senior WHS Change Manager, he has driven impactful process and equipment changes in EU/UK Fulfillment Centers, showcasing adaptability and an unwavering commitment to safety protocols. Additionally, through co-authoring and presenting numerous programs, initiatives and papers, he has further cemented his expertise and reputation in the Health and Safety field.

EU and UK Workplace Health Safety Laws and Regulatory Compliance Program Agenda

Module 1 - Foundation Of EU WHS Law
Module 2 - Directives And European Agency For Occupational Health And Safety
Module 3 - ILO & Employee Consultation
Module 4 - Dive Deep On Specific Directives
Module 5 - EU Legislation And UK Law
Module 6 - Contrasting UK And Cross-EU WHS Approaches
Module 7 - Dive Deep On Specific WHS Framework In EU
Module 8 - Workplace Stress And Stress Prevention In Europe
Module 9 - Machine Directive And New Regulation
Module 10 - Incident Reporting And Commuting Injuries

How You Will Benefit

  • Comprehensive Understanding of EU/UK Laws: Gain an in-depth knowledge of health and safety laws in the EU and UK, including the Framework Directive 89/391/EEC and UK-specific regulations post-Brexit.
  • Exploration of EU Directives and National Laws: Learn about the intersection of EU-level directives like Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and national legislation across different member states.
  • Policy Development and Implementation: Acquire skills to develop and implement health and safety policies in accordance with European regulations.
  • Risk Assessment and Incident Investigation: Acquire the skills and understanding necessary to conduct thorough risk assessments, investigate incidents, and comprehend reporting requirements under EU and UK laws
  • Hazard Management and Training: Enhance your knowledge on the key elements and techniques for mitigating workplace hazards, delivering effective training, and harmonizing health and safety practices with organizational objectives.
  • Understanding of Specific EU WHS Frameworks: Delve into specific Workplace Health and Safety frameworks in EU member states, such as Germany's Social Accident Insurance and France's Labor Code.
  • Insights into UK Health and Safety Regulations: Gain knowledge of key UK health and safety regulations, including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and COSHH.
  • Execution of Safety Policies and Procedures: Learn to execute and maintain effective safety policies and procedures in line with current legislation.
  • Workplace Safety Audits and Assessments: Enhance your proficiency by improving knowledge on the key elements and techniques involved in performing comprehensive workplace safety audits and assessments.
  • Management of Ergonomics and Workplace Risks: Understand how to effectively manage ergonomics and potential risks in the workplace while providing robust health and safety accommodations.

Certification in European Workplace Health and Safety Regulations

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in European Workplace Health and Safety Regulations that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity. Globally demanded and recognized, this designation will signify your mastery of intricate legal and regulatory frameworks, making you an invaluable asset in ensuring workplace safety, legal compliance, and the highest standards of health and well-being for employees. This program is developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been certified by CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional principals.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

EU & UK

Dates: 22 - 23 Jul 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm British Summer Time (BST)
10:00am - 5:30pm Central European Summer Time (CEST)


Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 28 Jun 2024 After 28 Jun 2024
EU Delegates EUR 1,495 EUR 1,595
UK Delegates GBP 1,295 GBP 1,395

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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EU and UK Workplace Health Safety Laws and Regulatory Compliance Reviews and Testimonials

Attending the EU and UK Workplace Health Safety Laws and Regulatory Compliance program was an eye-opener. The trainer's expertise and guidance made complex regulations feel approachable. Highly recommended!
I can't thank the program enough for demystifying the intricacies of workplace safety laws. The trainer's knowledge and ability to simplify the content made it an enriching experience.
The program on EU and UK workplace health and safety laws exceeded my expectations. The trainer's passion for the subject was infectious, and I left with a much better understanding of compliance.
This program is a must for anyone navigating the complex world of health and safety regulations. The trainer's guidance and personalized attention made it a worthwhile investment.

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