Courses can be bespoke because of the difference in risks from one business to another, for example the training required for a chemical warehousing is totally different to the risks within an office block.
Example of course contents are:
Health, Safety and Welfare legislation, 2005 Act, 2007 Regulations,
Section 80 and 81 of the 2005 Act, Directors Responsibilities,
Safety representatives and their role in safety consultation via the safety committee
Communication skills for the management, safety representative and the safety committee, e.g. intranet, e-newsletters, notice boards etc
Hazard identification, carrying out risk assessments and appropriate control measures
Compilation of the safety statement, management responsibilities
Carrying out safety and health inspections, the role of HSA Inspectors
Sources of safety and health information, web sites, manuals, books,
Risk control and safety and health management using the Hierarchy of Controls etc.