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QQI L3 Health & Safety Awareness

Description
The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to recognise and maintain good health and safety practices in a familiar supervised environment.

Aim
• To raise health and safety awareness of employees
• To cover different risks, hazards and controls associated with the workplace
• To raise awareness of fire safety

Objectives
• Identify our main H&S legislation
• Understand the importance of accident and emergency response and procedures
• Identify the uses and requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Promote Personal Hygiene practices
• Understand and implement hazard identification and risk assessment

Relevant Health and Safety Legislation
• The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
• The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 - 2016

Target Audience
Any employee in the workplace who requires general health & safety training & manual handling training

General Safety
• General Safety
• Duties of Employers and Employees
• Fire Safety
• Office Safety
• Accident / Incident Causes and Investigation
• Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards
• Safety Signs
• Health Promotion
• First Aid
• Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control measures
• Manual Handling

 

Requirements
• Participants should be familiar and have a good knowledge of their work environment.
• A good understanding of oral English is required.
• PPS Number


Method of Delivery
• Videos
• Practical Demonstrations
• Discussions
• Questions and Answers Sessions
• PowerPoint presentation

Duration
2 Days

Certification
QQI L3 Health & Safety Awareness Certificate (no expiration) & a Safetech Manual Handling Certificate (valid for 3 years)

Maximum Participants
15

Assessment
Participants must attend two full days and successfully complete all 20 short answer questions and a risk assesment project to achieve certification. Theses are completed during course time.

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