Managing Safety and Health in Schools Online Course | Alison
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An Introduction to Managing Safety and Health in Schools

Learn more about the effective management of the classroom and school workplace safety with this free online course.

Health and Safety
Free Course
This free online health and safety course is designed to teach teachers, principles, and other school staff about workplace safety, and the best practices for protecting student health and welfare. This course will teach you about the legislation, duties and responsibilities of the management and teachers, as well as teaching you how to properly complete a safety statement, report an accident, respond in an emergency, and more!

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Description

This course will first introduce you to hazard and risk. A hazard is any agent that can cause harm or damage to humans, property, or the environment while risk is the probability that exposure to a hazard will lead to a negative consequence. You will study different types of hazard and learn how to measure and assess risks. You will also look into the different control methods and how to work safely.

You will then look into the common risks that occur in the workplace as well as how to perform emergency planning and report accidents and dangerous occurrences. This course will also cover an accident report scenario to give you a better insight into the subject. You will also study health and safety management system as well as the obligations of the safety committee. The health and safety responsibility that you need to be aware of in a school will be clear after studying this course.

The importance of keeping schools safe is the primary focus of this course. It will allow children to look forward to being in an environment that promotes social and creative learning. Meeting the basic safety needs of the children and promoting school safety is very important as they help create a space for them to explore, learn, and grow. Upon the completion of this course, you will have better insight into how to ensure the health and safety of children in your role as an educator.

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Learning Outcomes

This course will help teachers to understand the common risks that occur in the workplace. You will be able to prevent hazards in the classroom after studying this course and you will know the steps involved when reporting an incident. The health and safety responsibility that you need to be aware of in a school will be clear after studying this course.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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