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Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health - Revised 2017

Health and Safety
Free Course

Learn about the role of safety and health policies in ensuring a safe and productive workplace for all employees.

  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

Modern businesses and organizations implement workplace safety and health policies to ensure compliance with legislation, promote employee well-being, and foster a productive work environment.

The course begins by introducing you to behavior-based safety, where supervisors and managers will learn how to develop a culture of safety among employees by influencing their behaviour towards safe working practices. You will also learn how to recognize the signs of drug use and how to implement workplace polices to maintain a drug-free workplace.

Next, the course teaches you about workstation ergonomics, where you will learn tips and techniques to maintain good posture at your workstation, ensuring longterm comfort and back safety.

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.

Alison's 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.

Learn about Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and the work they do.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:


  • Explain the purpose of a behavior-based safety program.
  • Distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor and an employee.
  • Identify factors that can cause incidents.
  • Explain the concept of workstation ergonomics concerning people and their work.
  • Describe how to prevent back injury problems in the workplace.
  • Recognize the signs of drug use and how to deal with someone you suspect is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
  • Explain health and safety legislation in schools, as well as specific duties and responsibilities.
  • Describe how to prepare for an emergency, how to report accidents and create a safety statement.
  • Explain the roles of safety representatives and a safety committee within the school system.

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

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, 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 Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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