Introductory Health and Safety Course - March 2020

An essential course for all newly accredited or inexperienced health and safety representatives and for experienced stewards who wish to gain a basic understanding of key features of health and safety at work. There will be pre course activities to complete online in i-learn. The course includes:

  • the role and legal rights of the RCM health and safety rep
  • trade union facilities for RCM health and safety reps
  • understanding the law on health, safety and welfare at work
  • the legal duties of employers to provide a healthy and safe working environment for staff
  • considering how to improve workplace health and safety standards for RCM members

Course FAQs

Course starts on Monday 13.00 and finishes 13.00 on Thursday

Important Information

Following the recent breakout of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the RCM are closely following all advice as directed by Public Health England. Please note the Public Health England website will be update every day and you should continue to monitor and keep yourself aware as advice for particular countries and territories change. We take the health and safety of our attendees very seriously and urge you to keep abreast of government guidelines for your own safety and those of other guests. 

If you have returned from any of the countries listed on the website within the past 21 days (or are due to return within 21 days of your attendance at the aforementioned event) please follow all necessary government and Public Health England advice and contact us at to inform us of your plans