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Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Workplace safety and health policies are key elements of any modern business or organization. They can help ensure employee well-being as well as foster a productive work environment.

    Alison's free online health and safety certification course guides you through the important aspects involved in workplace safety and health and is ideal for anyone wishing to attain certification or gain a greater understanding of the topic.

    Topics covered in this free online course include behavior-based safety for supervisors and managers, workstation ergonomics, back safety, and the keys to maintaining a drug-free workplace.

    You will gain a thorough understanding of key aspects such as risk analysis, hazard identification and control, safety education and training, and best practice policies for the implementation of effective safety programs. Also included is a case study that focuses on the management of safety and health in schools.

  • Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify the purpose of a behavior-based safety program and distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor and an employee. You will also identify factors that can cause incidents.

    You will gain knowledge of workstation ergonomics concerning people and their work and understand how to prevent back injury problems in the workplace.

    You will be able to recognize the signs of drug use and how to deal with someone you suspect is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.

    Better understand health and safety legislation in schools, as well as your specific duties and responsibilities. You will also know how to prepare for an emergency, how to report accidents and create a safety statement. Understand the roles of safety representatives and a safety committee within the school system.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 6 )
  • Official ALISON Diploma CertificateTo obtain...
  • Module 1: Behaviour-Based Safety
  • Behaviour Based Safety
    • Behaviour-Based Safety Training
  • Module 2: Workstation Ergonomics
  • Workstation Ergonomics
    • Workstation Ergonomics
    • Lesson 1: An Overview of Workstation Ergonomics
    • Lesson 1: Topic 1: Introduction to Ergonomics
    • Lesson 1: Topic 2: Factors Affecting Workstation Ergonomics
    • Lesson 2: Designing an Ergonomic Workstation
    • Lesson 2: Topic 1: Using a VDU Effectively
    • Lesson 2: Topic 2: Equipment for an Ergonomic Workstation
    • Lesson 2: Topic 3: Physical Ergonomic Factors
    • Lesson 2: Topic 4: Environmental Ergonomic Factors
    • Lesson 2: Topic 5: Case Study – Ergonomics
    • Lesson 3: Recognizing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
    • Lesson 3 Topic 1: Recognizing MSDs
    • Lesson 3 Topic 2: Preventing MSDs
    • Lesson 3 Topic 3: Case Study - MSDs
    • Workstation Ergonomics Test
  • Module 3: Back Safety
  • Back Safety
    • Back Safety Training
  • Module 4: Drug Free Workplace
  • Drug Free Workplace
    • Drug-Free Workplace Training
  • Module 5: Case Study - Managing Safety and Health...
  • Managing Safety and Health in Schools
    • Lesson 1: Introduction to Safety and Health Legislation and General Duties
    • Health and Safety Legislation
    • Duties and Responsibilities
    • Safety Statement
    • Lesson 1: Summary and Test
    • Lesson 2: Introduction to Assessing Risk
    • What is a Hazard?
    • Types of Hazards
    • What is Risk?
    • Measuring Risk
    • Assessing Risk
    • Controls
    • Working Safely
    • Lesson 2: Summary and Test
    • Lesson 3: Introduction to Emergency Planning, Reporting Accidents/Dangerous Occurrences
    • Emergency Planning
    • Accidents and Dangerous Occurences
    • An Accident Report Scenario
    • Lesson 3: Summary and Test
    • Lesson 4: Introduction to Safety and Health Management System
    • Safety and Health Management
    • Safety Committee
    • Lesson 4: Summary and Test
  • Module 6: End of Course Assessment
  • Assessment
    • Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health Assessment
Topics List ( 1 )
Behaviour Based Safety
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Topics List ( 15 )
Workstation Ergonomics
Workstation Ergonomics This DSE course covers safety and health at the computer workstation. Workplace health and safety is dependent on workers using computers safely. Keeping healthy at work is important for all. This course informs and instructs employers and workers as to how to stay safe at work. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Back Safety
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Drug Free Workplace
Learn more about a drug free workplace.
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Course Features
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours

  • Publisher

    Advance Learning

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  • Audio


  • Assessment


  • Certification


  • Price


  • Reward

    250 Pts

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