Workplace Health & Safety 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Workplace Health & Safety 100 Hours Certificate Course
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.
Lesson Structure: Workplace Health & Safety VBS103
There are 10 lessons:
- 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
- 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
- Protective Equipment
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Selecting and Maintaining PPE
- Hand Protection
- Eye Protection
- Hearing Protection
- Respiratory Protection
- Body Protection
- Knee Protection
- Foot and Leg Protection
- Head Protection
- Machine and Equipment Guards
- Protective and Temporary Barriers
- Temporary Signs
- Protecting Hearing
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Using Computer Work Stations
- Using VDU's
- Repetative Strain Injuries
- Carpel Tunnel
- Creating a Healthy Work Station
- Rest Breaks, Stretching, Posture
- Working Alone
- Duty of Care, Responsibilities
- Common Tasks Undertaken by a Lone Worker
- Mobile Workers
- Risk Assessment
- Risk Management
- Standards and Rules
- 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
- Signs and Signals
- Introduction to standard signs and signals
- Conventions in different countries; UK, Australia
Learning Goals: Workplace Health & Safety VBS103
- 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.
- Define workplace health and safety, for a specified industry.
- List different individuals and groups within a workplace who have a responsibility with respect to workplace health and safety.
- Identify the role of the workplace health and safety officer in a workplace.
- Explain the operation of consultative processes in the management of workplace health and safety.
- Define duty of care, for a specific industry.
- Outline the scope of federal legislation in workplace health and safety.
- Outline the scope of state legislation in workplace health and safety.
- Explain workplace health and safety regulations within a specified industry.
- Explain the legal standing of workplace health and safety codes of practice.
- Assess different specified workplace situations to determine which are liable to prosecution, and which are not liable to prosecution.
- petroleum products
- cleaning chemicals
- Explain factors that contribute towards problems with dangerous chemicals.
- Analyse a workplace situation to determine potential safety problems with dangerous chemicals.
- Recommend changes in the workplace in response to the potential safety problems with dangerous chemicals.
- List legal requirements for storage and use of dangerous chemicals in a specified workplace situation.
- Explain appropriate storage procedures for different types of chemicals, including:
- petroleum products
- cleaning chemicals
- Explain appropriate disposal procedures for different types of dangerous chemicals.
- Identify potential problems in the workplace with different types of dangerous chemicals.
- List factors that contribute towards safety problems with equipment.
- Analyse a workplace situation to determine potential safety problems with equipment.
- Recommend changes in the workplace in response to the potential safety problems with equipment
- Develop a procedure for the safe operation of a piece of machinery.
- List factors that contribute towards problems with manual handling, in a specific industry.
- Analyse three different case studies of injuries which resulted from incorrect manual handling.
- Recommend changes in three different specified workplaces, in response to the analysis carried out on manual handling injuries.
- Determine health risks in a specified workplace.
- Determine accident risks in a specified workplace.
- Develop a code of practice to minimise health risks in a specified work place.
- Develop a code of practice to minimise accident risks in a specified workplace.
- Distinguish between different classes of dangerous goods, for a specific industry
- Interpret different standard hand signals used in a specific workplace.
- Interpret different standard signs used in the workplace, including:
- hazardous chemicals
- vehicle and pedestrian
- dangerous machinery
- eye protection
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