ITBA Summer Educational Series – July 2017

Monday 3rd July 2017

Employment Legislation: One full day, over two separate modules PA Solutions will address all aspects of general legislation requirements including an employment contract workshop. This workshop will cover employee contracts. Each attendee will need to bring information with them to the workshop, details of which will be made available in due course.

Tuesday 4th July 2017
Simplify Your Equine Admin: This morning module will cover the following topics; managing vaccination schedules, sales schedules and show records books and online foal registrations.

Internet Made Easy: This afternoon module will assist breeders in making the most out of social media, website advantages and ideas as well as preparing and submitting online industry registrations

Delivered by PA Solutions

Monday 17th July 2017
Safety Statements: This morning module is a workshop which will cover all aspects of drafting up a safety statements as well as the implementation of such statements on stud farms.

Safety Induction: This afternoon module is safety induction for breeders as well as stud farm staff

Wednesday 19th July 2017
Fire Awareness Training: This is a morning module on Fire Awareness Training, which under new legislation is now mandatory

Risk Assessment: This is an afternoon module on Risk Assessment

Thursday 20th July 2017
Manual Handling Training: This is a morning module on Manual Handling Training, which under new legislation is now mandatory

Chemical Awareness Training: This is an afternoon module on Chemical Awareness Training, again which under new legislation is now mandatory

Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st July 2017 First Aid Responder: This full three day, accredited course covers the duties of a first aider including safety and protection measures, accident scene appraisal and management, the diagnosis and principle of treatment as well as CPR.

Delivered by Carraig Safety Consultants

Timings and Costs
• Morning module : 10.00am – 1pm
• Afternoon module 2pm – 4.30pm
• Each module costs €20 members / €30 non members
• First Aid Responder (3 Day) €50 members / €70 non members

Points of Note:
• Lunch will be provided for attendees completing two modules on the same day
• Fully charged laptop or tablet is required for all theory based modules

Carraig Safety Consultants provides a fully developed integrated safety, health and environmental service encompassing the development of safety statements and risk, and noise assessments, surveys, audits and accident investigations, the provision of recognised comprehensive safety training programs and allocation of resources that are designed to meet the client’s specific requirements.

PA Solutions provides a personal assistant service specific to the equine industry. They offer a range of services including secretarial services, equine administration, bookkeeping, staff management, event management, marketing, websites & social media, project management. PA Solutions has a flexible and dedicated team with experience both within the equine industry and outside the equine industry. Website:

Both Carraig Safety Consultants and PA Solutions support the ITBA Members Benefit Scheme and offer discounts to paid up members.

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