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Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health


Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health
Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health

Understand the importance of safety in the workplace


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Course Description

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.

Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

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.


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Module Title
Behaviour Based Safety
Workstation Ergonomics
Back Safety
Drug Free Workplace
Managing Safety and Health in Schools
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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 888 reviews
Course Title: Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health
Course #: 325
Course Publisher: Advance Learning
Course Category: 25
Content Origin:
Course Description: 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.
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Release Date: 19 April 2013
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Course Duration (Avg Learner): 6-10 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Medium
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
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Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
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Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Kabiru Kolawole Kamilu
    Kabiru Kolawole Kamilu Nigeria Very interesting, I love the process.Thank you Alison 2015-06-23 23:06:45
  • Gloria Modibe
    Gloria Modibe Botswana Diploma in the workplace safety and health course is the course that will teach us on how to care about our self to avoid occupational illhealth and workplace injuries.This coarse can benefit us not only at work but even at home. 2015-06-08 14:06:08
  • Jude Mbilighkeh Tiapo
    Jude Mbilighkeh Tiapo Cameroon A Diploma in Workplace, Safety and Health Course is very essential in day to day running of a business. The broad notion of this course is how to make workplaces or businesses safer and healthy for the workers. By achieving this, there must be thorough elimination of risks, injuries, accidents and dangerous occurrences that can hampered productivity. The course is valuable to any person do business as it reduces costs and enhances productivity due to almost full time working by workers. In fact I like the course. 2015-06-04 10:06:03
  • Shafique Ahmed
    Shafique Ahmed United Arab Emirates It's a wonderful course which must be introduced in all schools. I appreciate and thankful to team of Alison. 2015-05-28 08:05:27
  • Benjamin Osioh
    Benjamin Osioh Nigeria This course has opened me up to a more advanced way of safety management 2015-05-26 14:05:27
  • Patrick Kaja
    Patrick Kaja South Africa The Safety and Health in the workplace helps to prevent accidents and incidents from happening. 2015-05-26 12:05:40
  • Peter Daniel
    Peter Daniel Nigeria I have also learn to be safety conscious in all i do. I also understood why people complain of body pain after work, their remedies and even how to prevent such minimized those incidence. All we do in life have hazard and risk connected to them, the difference is just the magnitude of risk involved. 2015-05-19 13:05:10
  • Peter Daniel
    Peter Daniel Nigeria The has the basic fundamental of safety, the step by step principles of writing safety statement and risk assesment 2015-05-19 12:05:28
  • Bob Maepe
    Bob Maepe Lesotho The modules give an insight into the field and industry of health and safety management so I really enjoyed it and can recommend it to other people as well. 2015-05-18 13:05:09
  • Bob Maepe
    Bob Maepe Lesotho The course is valuable to all field especially construction management, some of the workplace health hazards can be prevented if precautionary measures in this course are applied. The course can be further improved by making it more practical through asking practical questions. 2015-05-13 15:05:46
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