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Health & Safety

Health & Safety - 13 Courses

Dangerous Substances

Dangerous Substances
What are dangerous substances? This course explores the definition of Dangerous Substances and considers different types of substances and the possible short and long term health implications. We will consider the responsibilities of the employee and the organisation to ensure everyone is safe from the hazards and risks of Dangerous Substances in the workplace. Learning Outcomes: The definition of Dangerous Substances; Different types of substances and the possible short and long term health implications; Consider the responsibilities of the employee and the organisation.

Display Screen Equipment

Display Screen Equipment
Take a look at the device you’re using right now...we all use display screen equipment. This course will help you to ensure you have a correctly set up DSE workstation. We will explore the risks of a poorly set up workstation and provide you with some tips and techniques to ensure you are using your DSE safely. Learning Outcomes: Correctly set up DSE workstation; Risks of a poorly set up workstation; Ensure you are using your DSE safely.

Electricity

Electricity
We all take it for granted that when we switch on a plug socket, our appliance will work. That’s because of electricity, but what is it? We will answer this question and consider the ways in which electricity poses a threat in the workplace and how we can reduce the risk of this hazard actually causing harm. This course explores the laws in place to protect you at work and consider the employer’s and employee’s duties to ensure everyone is safe from the dangers of electricity. Learning Outcomes: What is electricity? Consider the ways in which electricity poses a threat in the workplace; How can we reduce the risk of this hazard actually causing harm; The laws in place to protect you at work; Consider the employer’s and employee’s duties to ensure everyone is safe from the dangers of electricity.

Fire

Fire
Fuel, Oxygen and Ignition...our Fire course takes you through what is necessary for a fire to start, spread and the risks of Fire in your workplace. This course explores the different classes of fire and what extinguishers you need to tackle the fire safely. We cover the things you can do to reduce the risk of fire and the correct procedure to follow if you ever discover a fire in your workplace! Learning Outcomes: What is necessary for a fire to start; Different classes of fire and what extinguishers you need to tackle the fire safely; What can you do to reduce the risk of fire; The correct procedure to follow if you ever discover a fire in your workplace.

First Aid

First Aid at Work
Why bother with first aid at work? Well, our First Aid course explains why! We explore the Law, who can become a first aider, and the primary objectives of First Aid. This course considers how many first aiders your organisation needs and will help you to consider the risks which could cause harm. Learning Outcomes: Who can become a first aider; The primary objectives of First Aid; How many first aiders does your organisation need. Consider the risks which could cause harm.

Health & Safety Introduction

Health and Safety Introduction
Need a quick and comprehensive introduction to health and safety training? Look no further! This course explores health and safety at work, considering effective health and safety management and the responsibility of both the employer and the employee. The difference between a HAZARD and a RISK is explored, as well as some possible causes and consequences of accidents. This course looks at health and safety law, why this is important and helps you to understand how this applies inpractice. The Risk Assessment and Hierarchy of Controls are broken down to explain how to effectively measure and eliminate risks. Learning Outcomes: Understand why Health and Safety Law is important and help you to understand how this applies in practice.

Manual Handling

Manual Handling
Manual Handling is the carrying and moving of any object and in the workplace, this can pose a notable risk. This course explores what you can do to reduce the risk of manual handling related injury. We will consider how to minimise the risk and consequence by implementing control measures. The course looks at what is safe when lifting or moving heavy loads and identifies the correct process to ensure you move and lift safely. Learning Outcomes: What can you do to reduce the risk of manual handling related injury; Howto minimise the risk and consequence by implementing control measures; What is safe when lifting or moving heavy loads; Identify the correct process to ensure you move and lift safely.

Moving or Falling Objects

Moving or Falling Objects
Statistics show that thousands of employees are hit by moving or falling objects in the workplace every year, resulting in a significant number of injuries and in some cases, fatality. In this module, we’ll look at the hazards and how to mitigate the risks. Furthermore, we’ll explore the legal requirements in relation to workplace safety and the responsibilities of both employers and employees.

Office Health & Safety

Office H&S
According to a recent survey, 90% of employees believe that a healthy workplace is essential to their work-life balance, yet 53% stated that their health has been impaired by working in an office. In this course, we’ll explore the hazards posed by the office environment, how they can be overcome and the importance of adopting a movement mindset to your overall wellbeing.

Remote Health & Safety

Remote H&S
Flexible working can be the key to a positive work life balance, with many employees choosing to work remotely in order to cut down on commute times and travel costs, but with this new way of working, how do employees and employers ensure health and safety standards are maintained? In this module, we’ll explore the definition of remote working, identify who’s responsible for the health and safety of remote workers as well as ways to reduce the risk of hazards.

Slips & Trips

Slips and Trips
Slips and Trips are a major cause of injury at work, so this course is designed to help you avoid the risk of slips or trips in your workplace. We will explore the differences between a SLIP and a TRIP, consider the problem areas which could lead to an accident and what to do if you see a spillage or tripping hazard in your workplace. Learning Outcomes: Avoid the risk of slips or trips in your workplace; Consider the problem areas which could lead to an accident; What to do if you see a spillage or tripping hazard in your workplace.

Vehicles In and Around the Warehouse

Vehicles In and Around the Warehouse
Vehicles at work are a major cause of warehouse injury and fatality, with over 5000 transport accidents reported each year. In this module, we’ll look at the importance of driver safety, how to prevent vehicle related incidents and how to manage the risks. Furthermore, we’ll look at the legal requirements in relation to vehicles in the warehouse and what employers and employees must do to comply.

Work at Height

Work at Height
Work at height is one of the main causes of injury and fatality in the workplace, and failure to take adequate precautions can present significant risk to an individual’s health and safety. This module explores work at height, associated risks, legal requirements and the steps both employers and employees can take to ensure safe working practices.

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