Young Persons

  • Get Safe – Work Safe: Health and Safety in the Workplace for Students Starting Work

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    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

    Learning outcomes:

    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

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  • Health and Safety for Seasonal Workers in Horticulture

    This online course is suitable for seasonal workers, students, and anybody working in horticulture on a part-time or full-time basis. It is also a useful refresher course for seasonal workers who may be returning to work in Ireland after a break. Translated versions of the course will also be available.

    Course duration: 40 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

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

    • identify employer and employee responsibilities in the workplace
    • recognise key hazards and risks in horticulture
    • protect your welfare and wellbeing at work
    • source further health and safety information and guidance

    If you are an employer, you may wish to use the Group Manager facility to register a group to take the course. You must be logged in to use this facility.

    Certification and digital badges:

    A certificate is awarded to participants on successful completion of the course. This includes a short assessment at the end of the course. A minimum score of 80% is required to pass. Once complete, you will be able to download your certificate.

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  • Slips, Trips and Falls

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    This short course presents learners with an overview of slips, trips and falls hazards in the workplace. It introduces the process of risk assessment and prevention through examples of workplace scenarios. The content is suitable across all work sectors.

    Course duration: 30 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

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

    • Understand slips, trips and falls accidents and how and where they can occur
    • Identify a variety of slips and trips hazards in the workplace, and assess their risks
    • Recognise suitable controls for eliminating or significantly reducing slips, trips and falls in the workplace

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