Global Horizon Skills

Health and Safety in the Workplace (07/09/2020)

Date: 7th September 2020

Time: 10am-1pm

Cost: £39.00 + VAT

Did you know that 30.7 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2017/18? It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people

who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk.

Course Contents

  • Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • Workplace hazards and risks:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Working at heights
    • Manual handling
    • Hazardous substances
    • Machinery and vehicles
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Stress
  • Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
  • Health and safety signage
  • Personal Protective Equipment and its uses
  • Importance of personal hygiene
  • The purpose of first aid provision
  • The need for reporting incidents and ill health

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