The Glass and Glazing Federation Training Academy has introduced an industry specific training course, ‘Managing Safely in the Glass & Glazing Industry’ that has been developed in collaboration with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

The 22-hour, 3-day programme featuring classroom-based learning and a rigorous end-point assessment, is aimed at directors, managers and supervisors.

GGF Health & Safety Manager Lauren Mawford said: “This new initiative, which is the only IOSH approved course that has been specifically tailored for our sector, underscores our unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of safety within glass and glazing.

“By offering this exclusive course to the entire industry, and at discounted rates to our members, FENSA Approved Installers and BFRC customers, we are ensuring accessibility to essential training that promotes excellence and ultimately, protects our workforce.

“The safety of everyone who works in the glazing industry is absolutely paramount. Our new IOSH training course equips businesses with the tools to operate responsibly, safeguard employees, and distinguish themselves in a competitive market.”

The course will be run at the GGF’s offices in London and will consist of seven modules that will explain: Introducing Managing Safely, Assessing Risks, Controlling Risks Understanding Legal Responsibilities, Understanding Hazards Investigating Incidents and Measuring Performance.

The course Costs £600 + VAT, £550 + VAT  for Fensa/BFRC customers or £500 + VAT for GGF members.

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