DASH Services

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."

Benjamin Franklin

Advanced HHSRS Practitioners Course

This course looks in more depth at a number of the more common and more complex hazards.  There is a focus on best professional practice in investigating and assessing such hazards and remedial works that are appropriate.  Additional information on the health impacts of the hazards is brought out.  Throughout, relevant Residential Property Tribunal decisions are highlighted and their impact on practice considered.

Course Content

There is a particular emphasis on damp & mould growth and excess cold and the morning session is given over to these hazards. The session includes a detailed look at the main causes of damp and how to differentiate between rising and penetrating damp and condensation. A range of surveying instruments including a carbide tester, electrical moisture meter, salt testing kit etc are brought along and their use demonstrated.

Delegates are able to choose which priorities they would like to tackle in the after noon from:

·         Carbon monoxide and combustion products

·         Overcrowding

·         Entry by intruders

·         Lighting

·         Noise

·         Falling on stairs etc

·         Electrical hazard

·         Flames, hot surfaces, etc

·         Collision and entrapment

Throughout the course, relevant First Tier Tribunal decisions are highlighted and their impact on practice considered.

Course Fee: £150 members    £195 non-members

Group rates for a minimum of 10 delegates or an in-house course can be negotiated.

Delegates will be issued with Continuing Professional Development certificates confirming their attendance on the course.


Next date:  20 October 2017   Kedleston Road training centre, Derby

Register your interest to attend the the next session or find out about a course for your team by calling Fiona England on 01332 641111 or email fiona.england@derby.gov.uk

 

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