Get Safe – Work Safe: Health and Safety in the Workplace for Students Starting Work
This course introduces students to the principles of workplace safety, health and welfare. The course is aimed at young people starting work for the first time or preparing for work experience. It is also suitable for further education students and as a refresher for individuals returning to the workplace.
Course duration: 45 minutes
On successful completion of this course you should be able to:
• Distinguish between employer and employee duties and responsibilities with regard to safety, health and welfare at work
• Understand 'hazard' and 'risk' and why employers carry out workplace risk assessments
• Apply decision making skills in a variety of health and safety situations in the workplace
• Source appropriate and reliable information on safety, health and welfare in the workplace