Safety & Health at Work
5N1794

Safety & Health at Work Course Online

Course Objectives

  • Obtain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of Health & Safety
  • Become familiar with the core Health & Safety Legislation
  • Promote safe working practices
  • Understand the importance of hazard identification
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment and the appropriate control measures
  • Understand the principles of Health & Safety Management
  • Recognise the legal, financial and moral consequences of poor Health & Safety practices

Assessment Structure

  • Assignments x 2 (60%)
  • Theory Based Examination (40%)

Entry Requirements

National Vocational Certificate Level 4 Or Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.

Course Syllabus

  • Health & Safety Legislation (Common and Statute)
  • The Health & Safety Authority
  • The Safety Statement/Safety Manual
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control Measures
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Accident investigation & reporting
  • Consultation process in the workplace
  • Manual Handling and Ergonomics
  • Fire Safety
  • Emergency Evacuation Procedures
  • Workplace Machinery
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe use and Handling of Chemicals
  • Safety Signage
  • Safety Audits and Inspections
  • Environmental Factors
  • Health Promotion
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