Safety and Health at Work

Course No. 8008

Sessions: 10, Monday & some Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m

Fee: €290, Payment Plan Options.

Level 5 Component Code 5N1794 - Certified by QQI.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment.

Analyse the duties of employers and employees as specified in current Safety, Health and Welfare at work legislation.

Examine the role of the Health and Safety Authority, Explore the role of communication and training in the promotion and provision of health and safety in the workplace.

Summarise the factors which contribute to safe and healthy working environments.

Outline the principles and procedures of good housekeeping in the workplace.

Analyse the causes and prevention of fire related events, Investigate risk factors in relation to safety to include hazards, work environments, work practices, effects of medication, drink and drugs.

Interpret a range of safety signs in the workplace.

Promote safe and healthy working practices.

This award is a component of Healthcare Support 5M4339. This module will start Mid February 2018.

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