ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

      Workplace Health & Safety 100 Hours Certificate Course

      ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

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      Workplace Health & Safety course online. Learning to recognise potentially dangerous situations can mean the avoidance of litigation, work disruption, and significant, unnecessary costs. Make sure that an accident that could have been avoided is not the reason your business fails. This course was developed by highly qualified professionals, who have years of experience in industry.

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      · What are the objectives of this course?

      Determine procedures followed in the workplace to control workplace health and safety practices. Determine workplace health and safety legislation which is relevant to your industry and locality. Identify procedures for the safe use of chemicals in the workplace. Identify procedures for the safe use of equipment, including tools and machinery, in the workplace. Identify procedures for the safe manual handling of objects in the workplace. Develop workplace health and safety rules and practices, for a specified workplace. Identify standard signs and hand signals used in workplace health and safety in Australia.

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      Course programme

      There are 10 lessons:

      1. Introduction
        • Nature and Scope of Workplace Health and Safety
        • Work Related Fatalities
        • Duty of Care: employer, employee, other person, manufacturer
        • Significance of Illness
        • Protective Equipment; personal protection, machinery, equipment, signs and information
        • Further Information and Resources
      2. Legislation
        • Legislation across different countries: Australia, UK, Canada, USA, NZ etc
        • Examples: Worksafe Australia, Health & Safety Commision UK, Occupational Health & Safety Commission USA, etc
        • International Commission on Occupational Health
      3. Protective Equipment
        • Introduction
        • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
        • Selecting and Maintaining PPE
        • Hand Protection
        • Eye Protection
        • Hearing Protection
        • Respiratory Protection
        • Body Protection
        • Knee Protection
        • Foot and Leg Protection
        • Sunscreen
        • Head Protection
        • Machine and Equipment Guards
        • Flooring
        • Protective and Temporary Barriers
        • Temporary Signs
        • Protecting Hearing
      4. Handling Chemicals
        • Storage and Disposal
        • Transporting Chemicals
        • Protecting theEnvironment
        • Protective Clothing
        • Safe Use and Mixing Chemicals
        • Toxicity of Pesticides
        • Safe Application of Pesticides
        • Hazardous Substances
        • Personal Protective Equipment Plan
      5. Handling Equipment
        • General Safety Rules
        • Manual Handling
        • Employer Responsibilities
        • Employee Responsibilities
        • Safety with Different Types of Equipment
        • Handling Tools and Equipment Safely
        • Machinery Safety
        • Machine Hazards
        • Machine Guards
        • Welding Equipment, Compressors, Conveyor Belts
        • Horticultural Equipment; Mulchers, bruch cutters, mowers, chainsaws
        • Tool Maintenance
        • Safety with Electricity
      6. Handling Objects
        • How to Lift
        • Strategies for Manual Handling
        • Skin Penetrating Injuries
        • Risk Categories
        • Preventative Measures
        • Treating Wounds: First Aid
        • Case Studies of Manual Handling Injuries
      7. Using Computer Work Stations
        • Using VDU's
        • Eyesight
        • Repetative Strain Injuries
        • Carpel Tunnel
        • Headaches
        • Radiation
        • Creating a Healthy Work Station
        • Rest Breaks, Stretching, Posture
      8. Working Alone
        • Duty of Care, Responsibilities
        • Common Tasks Undertaken by a Lone Worker
        • Mobile Workers
        • Risk Assessment
        • Risk Management
      9. Standards and Rules
        • Introduction
        • Identifying Risks
        • Hazard and Risk Management
        • Workplace Policy
        • Risk Assessment Safety Audits
        • Identifying Risks
        • Audit Forms
        • Safety Audit
        • Safety Outdoors; fire, bites, potential accidents, cuts, strains, poisoning, allergies, etc
        • First Aid; Shock, Fainting, Fractures, Strains, Sprains, Heat Exhaustion, etc
        • Skin Cancer
        • First Aid Supplies
      10. Signs and Signals
        • Introduction to standard signs and signals
        • Conventions in different countries; UK, Australia

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