This QQI approved Safety and Health at Work course will provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment. It will identify best health and safety practice and applicable health, safety and welfare legislation.
It will identify best safety and health practice and applicable safety, health and welfare at work legislation.
• Health & Safety Legislation
• Roles and functions of Health and Safety Authority
• Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
• Safety Statements
• Fire and Emergency Planning
• Accident Causation, Investigation & Reporting
• Biological Safety
• Chemical Safety
• Physical Safety including Machine Safety, Abrasive Wheels, Workplace Transport, Tool Safety, Noise and Vibration
• Construction Safety
• Working at Heights
• Lifting Safety
• Health Promotions
• Sensitive Risk Groups
• First Aid at Work
• Safety Signage
This is a theory based examination of 90 minutes duration that assesses the candidate's ability to recall and apply theory and understanding of components from all the units. Candidates will be required to complete in writing or orally. 10 short answer questions and 2 structured questions.
Assignments X 2: 60%
Candidates will be required to complete 2 projects that demonstrate their ability to carry out a risk assessment (including identifying hazards, risks and control measures) within their work environment and initiate a health promotion idea within their working environment.
This Course is a QQI approved course. Successful participants will receive a QQI L5 Safety & Health at Work Certificate.
The QQI L5 Health & Safety Awareness Certificate does not have an expiration but health and safety training should always be refreshed and kept up to date.