Post-Primary Schools (management)

  • An Introduction to Managing Safety and Health in Schools

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    This course aims to assist principals, teachers, boards of management and interested others, in their understanding of managing workplace safety, health and welfare in schools. 

    Course duration: 40 minutes

    This course is currently being revised.  Please see the Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Post-Primary Schools and further resources on hsa.ie/education.

    New course coming soon
  • Managing Safety and Health in the Science Laboratory

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    This course will help teachers of the Science subjects to improve their knowledge and understanding of safety, health and welfare within the science laboratory.

    Course duration: 140 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Identify hazards and risks in the science laboratory
    • Identify with laboratory rules and they types of accidents that can occur in a laboratory
    • Implement practices to prevent these accidents
    • Identify physical, chemical, and biological hazards
    • Manage a science laboratory in a safe manner

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  • Managing Safety and Health in the Technologies Classroom

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    This course was developed as an aid to teachers of technology subjects, at post-primary level, to help them in their understanding of managing safety, health and welfare within the technology classroom.

    Course duration: 140 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Identify key hazards in the technology classroom
    • Identify the measures required to prevent accidents
    • Understand safe working practices, the safety statement, safety consultation and how to conduct a health and safety audit
    • Plan for fire safety and emergencies
    • Recognise key requirements in relation to first aid, ergonomics, chemical solvents and adhesives, and safety legislation

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