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Fundamentals of Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and Safety
Free Course
This course is designed to help you understand your duties to your fellow workers and your employer's duties to you. It will teach you about the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace, guide you through the Health and Safety at Work Act, and give you a strong understanding of study risk assessment and the working environment. This is essential knowledge for employees in any organisation, and will serve you well throughout your career.
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  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Walkgrove

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This online workplace health and safety course will first cover the essential topic of risk assessment. Here, you will be shown how to identify workplace hazards and risk factors that have the potential to cause harm. You will then learn how to analyze and evaluate the risks associated with each type of hazard. Next, you will study the different types of fires and fire extinguishers such as water and foam, carbon dioxide, and wet chemical fire extinguishers to name a few.

Next, you will learn about workplace health and safety issues involving the environment. The work environment refers to the surrounding conditions in which an employee operates. This may be composed of physical conditions such as office temperature, or equipment such as personal computers, You will also cover the electricity and other work-related factors such as manufacturing processes or procedures. You will also study health and safety issues involving chemicals and other important hazards.

Raising your awareness of the dangers that may be present in your workplace will keep you away from harm and injury. This course will be of real values to all workers wishing to learn more about the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace, especially for those who are working in the training and employment department. So, check out the course and learn how to keep yourself and your colleagues out of harm's way.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Define and identify risks and hazards; - Describe The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; - Describe how to undertake a risk assessment; - Explain the different types of fires and fire extinguishers; - Describe health and safety issues involving electricity and computers; - Describe health and safety issues involving the working environment; - Describe health and safety issues involving chemicals and other hazards.

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 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 for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification 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 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.

Course Reviews

Julie F.
2 years ago
GB
Julie F.

Loved the course and is a good refresher

Wynand Adriaan K.
2 years ago
ZA
Wynand Adriaan K.

Great short and introductory course on safety at the work place.

SAJI K.
2 years ago
IN
SAJI K.

very interesting subject and learning procedure is very nice.

Chemsedinne S.
2 years ago
DZ
Chemsedinne S.

I benefited greatly from this site

Moorthy N.
2 years ago
MY
Moorthy N.

Good and knowledgeable course for every one. This is Life long learning system. Thank you

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