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Workplace Health & Safety Online Course

Online

Subject: Health & Safety

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This course is designed to complement other workplace based courses where a knowledge of occupational health and safety is vital. Note this course is not the Australian TAE, nor is designed to replace it. However it is very suitable for students and supervisors from any country who wish to improve safety awareness and standards within their workplace.

Lessons:

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This course is designed to complement other workplace based courses where a knowledge of occupational health and safety is vital. Note this course is not the Australian TAE, nor is designed to replace it. However it is very suitable for students and supervisors from any country who wish to improve safety awareness and standards within their workplace.

Lessons:

There are 10 lessons in this course:

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. igns and Signals
Introduction to standard signs and signals
Conventions in different countries; UK, Australia

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Course Code: VBS103
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Certificate
Exam: Optional

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Price: $693.00

 

Notes:

International: $630.00 AUD
Australia: $693.00 AUD
(Includes GST)


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Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world...

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Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world you are.
Having been involved in the delivery of online courses for as long as the delivery of online courses has been technologically possible; company director Honor McGregor has finally taken the bull by the horns (or the server by the wires) and set up Careerline Courses. Careerline Courses offers material that has been developed over thirty years, and tested on thousands of students around the world, in a manner that is fresh and easy for students to engage with.  
Careerline Courses is a techno savvy online course provider, offering short courses certificates and diplomas in pretty much every subject you could want. This includes; IT, Horticulture, Hydroponics, Anatomy, Zoo Keeping, Creative Writing, Journalism, Photography, Wedding Planning, Business Management, Psychology, Animal Health, Agriculture and much more. You can study from home at your own pace no matter where in the world you are.  
 

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