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Managing Safety and Health in Schools

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

Health and Safety
Free Course
This free online health and safety management course covers the health and safety regulations that are found in schools and workplaces around the world. In a school or workplace, safety is everyone's responsibility, including employers, employees, principals, teachers, students, and members of staff. This course will familiarise you with health and safety regulations, recommendations, and emergency preparedness measures so start learning today.





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This course begins by introducing you to safety and health legislation as well as general duties/responsibilities around safety and health management in schools and workplaces. Safety and health are relevant to all school principals or employers and any new members of staff. You will also look into the safety statement which is very important in safeguarding the health and safety of those at work.

You will then delve into the different types of hazards which include biological, chemical, ergonomic, physical, psychological, and safety. Learning how to identify hazards at your workplace can help you control or eliminate them thus preventing accidents, injuries, and property damage. With this course, you will also learn how to measure and assess risk, plan for emergencies, and report an accident. You will also be introduced to the role of the safety committee.

This course will help you become a better member of the management committee by teaching you essential health and safety protocols applicable in the workplace or school. Upon the completion of this course, you will learn how to identify risks and hazards in schools and workplaces just like second nature. You will also learn how to correctly create an accident report, and handle an emergency or accident. Check out this free online course and increase your management proficiency today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the requirements of Health and Safety legislation
  • Identify roles, duties, and responsibilities for safety in schools and workplaces
  • Describe a safety statement
  • State the main features of a safety statement
  • Define a hazard
  • Identify hazard types
  • Define risk and risk assessment
  • Describe risk measurement
  • Define risk control measures
  • Explain the safe system of work
  • Identify key control measures
  • List key elements of emergency planning
  • Complete an accident report
  • Outline the role of a safety committee
  • List the main entitlements of a safety representative
  • Describe reporting and investigating procedures


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