Safety and Health at Work
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Phone: 061 422207 Mobile: 087 6162564
COURSE SUITABLE FOR:
People with health and safety responsibilities in the workplace who require skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment.
Please contact OSS Training Coordinator for public or individual course fees and availability. Group Discounts available
Safety and Health at Work
The course is delivered over a period of 4 days
Either consecutive days , one day per week two half day per week etc.....)
Group training: Maximum: 8 participants
Note: Typically requires a minimum of 4 candidates per course
Maximum: Participants Group Training
Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent
Qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences..
Note: Candidates will be required to complete a verbal skills demonstration, a project and short examination. To ensure an effective learning process for all participants please inform the OSS Training Coordinator, when booking, of any learning concerns or needs.
Courses can be delivered onsite at your company or we can organize a suitable venue close to your location; Tipperary, Limerick, Shannon etc...
Please contact OSS Ltd on 061- 422207 for more information.
Room suitable to 9 seat people comfortably (with tables /desks if possible) and suitable area for demonstrations.
White wall or projector screen
At the end of the training course participants should be able to:
Understand the concepts of safety and health
Recognise the factors that influence health, safety and welfare
Apply the principles and procedures of health and safety to the workplace
Understand the importance of hazard identification and risk assessment
Promote safe working practices and procedures
Be familiar with core legislation in the area of safety, health and welfare.
Unit 1 Duties of the Employer and Employees
Unit 2 Role and Function of the Health and Safety Authority
Unit 3 Safety Statements
Unit 4 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
Unit 5 Accident Causation and Prevention Strategies
Unit 6 Emergency and Accident Procedures and Reporting
Unit 7 First Aid Kits
Unit 8 Workplace Absence Reporting
Unit 9 Risk Factors
Unit 10 Controls
Unit 11 Fire Hazards and Fire Prevention
Unit 12 Manual Handing
Unit 13 Housekeeping
Unit 14 Mechanical and Electrical Equipment hazards and risks
Unit 15 Noise and Air borne particle hazards and risks
Unit 16 Hazardous Materials
Unit 17 Factors contributing to health
Unit 18 Occupational Health Risk Factors
Unit 19 Exercise and Diet promotion
Unit 20 Infection Risk Control
Unit 21 Safety Signage
Unit 22 Personnel Protective Equipment
Unit 23 Communication and Training Roles for Health and Safety
Unit 24 Health and Safety Promotion in the Workplace
Assignment 1 30%
Assignment 2 30%
Section A 12 Short Answer Questions
3 Structured Questions
Assignment (1) 30% (to be submitted on day 4)
Candidates will be required to complete an assignment that demonstrates their ability to carry out a safety, health and welfare inspection, indentifying hazards, risks and control measures in their work place with appropriate documentation.
Assignment (2) 30% ( to be submitted on day 4)
Candidates will be required to complete an assignment that demonstrates their understanding of communication training and promotion with regard to safety hazards and health hazards.
This is a theory based examination of approximately 90 minutes duration that assesses the candidate's ability to recall and apply theory and understanding of components from all the units. Candidates will be require to complete in writing or orally.10 out of 12 short answer questions and 2 of 3 structured questions.
(Pass 50 - 64%) (Merit 65 - 79%) (Distinction 80 - 100%)