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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 organisation. They can help ensure employee wellbeing as well as foster a productive work environment.


This Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health guides learners through all the important aspects involved and is ideal for anyone wishing to attain certification or gain a greater understanding of workplace safety and health.


Topics covered in this free online course include behaviour-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/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 behaviour-based safety programme 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 a good knowledge of workstation ergonomics concerning people and their work. You will understand how to prevent back injury problems in the workplace and recognise the best practices that can be implemented for back safety. You will be able to recognise the signs of drug misuse in the workplace. You will be more aware of commonly abused drugs, and you will know how to deal with someone you suspect is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. You will gain a good knowledge of the health and safety legislation in schools. You will be more aware of your duties and responsibilities when dealing with important health and safety issues at school. You will know how to prepare a safety statement. You will know different types of hazards, risks, accidents and dangerous occurences. This course will introduce you to emergency planning and reporting of accidents. You will understand the role safety representatives and a safety committee have in matters of safety and health in schools.


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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 851 reviews
Course Title: Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health
Course #: 325
Course Publisher: Advance Learning
Course Category: 25
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Course Description:

Workplace safety and health policies are key elements of any modern business or organisation. They can help ensure employee wellbeing as well as foster a productive work environment.


This Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health guides learners through all the important aspects involved and is ideal for anyone wishing to attain certification or gain a greater understanding of workplace safety and health.


Topics covered in this free online course include behaviour-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/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.

License:
Release Date: 19 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 6-10 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Medium
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness:
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
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Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Shaban Bogere Uganda Its a very good course with well searched and organized content. 2015-05-11 10:05:44
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    Etwell Moyo Zimbabwe This is a good programe l want to do it and receive my diploma certificate.please assist me to enrol to this programme 2015-05-11 06:05:12
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    Peter Okim Nigeria Insightful and very educative. 2015-05-08 04:05:31
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    Arif Mahmood Hafiz Sweden It is a good course and there is alot to learn. 2015-04-22 16:04:45
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    Ramisa Javed United Kingdom I gained extensive knowledge about health and safety. this course is very informative and in depth. it gives vast knowledge and experiences of different topics around H&S. I will recommend this course to all my H&S committee members in my team. 2015-04-14 20:04:10
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    francis bwalya India The course is very beneficial to me as a Human Resource practitioner. 2015-04-03 17:04:13
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