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  • Can you identify slip and trip hazards?
  • Do you know how to work at height safely?
  • Can you see how to reduce the risks of a slip, trip or fall?

On completing this eLearning you will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of slips and trips at work
  • Explain your responsibilities under the law with respect to slips and trips
  • Identify the risks and hazards associated with slips, trips and falls
  • Know what to do when you see a slip or trip hazard

If you're a line manager, you'll be able to:

  • Complete a risk assessment
  • Decide what control measures to put into place
  • Regularly review your risk assessment
  • Can you identify health and safety hazards?
  • Do you know how to estimate the level of risk of any one hazard?
  • Can you develop control measures to reduce health and safety risks?

Find out why food safety and hygiene is important to everyone, and what can happen when people think it doesn't matter.

It makes all kinds of sense to protect the environment we live and work in. From the organisation's point of view, it makes excellent business sense.

Most office environments are considered to be low-risk in terms of electrical hazards, particularly when compared to other workplaces. But that doesn't mean you can ignore the dangers. This short course will introduce you to the injuries electric shocks can cause, the safety measures you need to follow and your and our responsibilities for electrical health and safety.

  • Understand the meaning of working at heights
  • Identify risks associated with working at heights
  • Know how to keep working at heights to a minimum
  • Employ 'Avoid, Prevent, Minimise' strategy to reduce the risks when working at heights
  • Identify safeguards to prevent and minimise falls
  • Understand the technique required in setting up a ladder properly to avoid injuries
  • why risk assessments should be undertaken;
  • what the key components of a risk assessment actually are;
  • how to identify hazards and to evaluate risk;
  • how to use the hierarchy of risk control to identify control measures;
  • when and how you should review risk assessments;
  • practical tips on managing the risk assessment process within an organisation.
  • Audit their own signs of stress
  • Identify the general cause of their stress
  • Develop a strategy to overcome stress
  • Make better choice about their lifestyle
  • Identify what skills they need to improve
  • Importance of health and safety regulations at work
  • Understand employee and employer responsibilities under the health and safety Work Act
  • Identify the difference between hazards and risks
  • Be aware of best ways to stay safe at work
  • Identify how to spot potential hazards in the workplace
  • Understand why PPE is necessary
  • Explain the hazards that different items of PPE protects them from
  • Identify the PPE required from standard signage
  • Identify the appropriate PPE for a task
  • Be able to describe your responsibilities in maintaining PPE in good condition
  • Understand the relevant regulations for manual handling operations
  • Be able to describe employer and employee responsibilities
  • Know the risks associated with manual handling
  • Describe how to lift, stack, carry, push and pull loads safely
  • Identify ways of reducing risks when lifting, including the use of mechanical aids
  • Understand the principles of safe team lifting practice
  • Understand when to eliminate avoid or use mechanised tools for manual handling
  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety at work
  • Identify common office hazards that may cause accidents at work
  • Be able to conduct a rapid risk assessment for a low risk environment
  • Understand how to keep physically and mentally safe at work
  • Differentiate between hazards and risks
  • Understand the sequence of basic steps to take following sudden illness or injury
  • Recognise and avoid actions which could cause the situation to get worse
  • Learn the correct procedures for different situations
  • Accept your limitations and know who to contact for urgent assistance
  • Understand that you need to be a trained first aider.
  • Understand their obligations as an employee and those of their employer
  • Understand the fire triangle
  • Be aware of common fire hazards and how to avoid them
  • Understand the importance of the correct fire evacuation procedures and its key elements
  • Be able to describe different kinds of fire extinguishers and when to use them
  • Know the procedure when being first on the scene of a fire
  • Identify the key factors which are likely to cause an accident and review safety tips
  • Recognise the hazards caused by adverse driving conditions
  • Be able manage breakdowns on trunk roads and motorways safely
  • Identify risks to personal safety when parking and driving
  • Understand the impact of economic driving on the environment
  • Identify money saving tips on energy
  • Discover the best way of driving economically
  • Understand the importance of planing their journey
  • Adopt the use of alternative transportation when necessary
  • explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of legionella
  • explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of legionella.
  • outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of legionella
  • outline key facts about legionella: e.g.: where it’s found, how it becomes harmful, who is at risk
  • describe key facts of Legionnarie’s disease: e.g.: symptoms, incubation, mortality rate
  • explain the potential impact of an outbreak of legionella on the individual and the organisation
  • identify and describe the environmental factors that contribute to the growth of legionella
  • explain what can be done to eliminate or reduce the risks of legionella growth and infection
  • understand the importance of record-keeping
  • explain what to do in the event of an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease
  • describe how to keep and treat water
  • explain employers and employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection
  • outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection
  • explain the potential impact of an outbreak of infection on the individual and the organisation
  • describe the correct sequence for hand washing, explain when and why hand washing should be carried out and describe the types of products that should be used for hand washing
  • describe correct procedures that relate to skincare
  • identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites and common illnesses caused by them
  • describe what is meant by “infection” and “colonisation”
  • explain the reasons for use of PPE
  • identify poor practices that may lead to the spread of infection
  • explain the conditions needed for the growth of micro-organisms
  • explain the ways an infective agent might enter the body
  • identify common sources of infection
  • explain how infective agents can be transmitted to a person
  • identify the key factors that will make it more likely that infection will occur
  • outline potential risks of infection within the workplace
  • describe local and organisational policies relevant to the prevention and control of infection
  • Explain the risks associated with working for long periods at a display screen
  • Set up a work area correctly to reduce back and neck strain, eye strain and musculoskeletal disorders
  • Use an interactive checklist to ensure the working position remains correct when factors alter
  • Respond correctly if RSI or MSD are suspected
  • Reduce the risks associated with using smartphones and tablets
  • Manage flexible working environments safely
  • Understand the COSHH regulations
  • Be able to describe employer and employee responsibilities
  • Explain the risks of toxic, corrosive and flammable substances
  • Describe the necessary precautions to deal with each type of substance
  • Be able to assess the risks of a hazardous substance and know how to avoid them
  • Understand what information is recorded on safety data sheets
  • Be able to interpret current and international COSHH signage
  • Identify which COSHH substances are present in their workplace
  • Understand the importance of using the correct containers for different substances
  • Be able to identify COSHH specific risks in different workplace scenarios
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