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Managing Safety and Health in Schools (International)

Learn how to effectively prevent and manage safety hazards in the classroom with this free online course.

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This free online Managing Safety and Health course covers the health and safety regulations that are found in schools around the world. In a school, safety is everyone's responsibility, including principals, teachers, members of staff and students. This course will familiarise you with the common health and safety regulations, recommendations, and emergency preparedness measures found in schools internationally.

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This course begins by introducing you to safety hazard and accident prevention in schools. Safety and health is relevant to all school principals or managers and any new members of staff. You will learn about safety and health legislation as well as the duties and responsibilities of everyone concerned. 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 important 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 school 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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