Health and safety training. by Carol Slinger. Health and Safety What concerns you most?. Qualifications and Training. Meet statutory requirements in both food safety and health and safety Comprehensive content Consistent approach and outcome Recognised and respected by enforcement officers
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by Carol Slinger
1. Introduction to health and safety and health and safety law
2. Health and welfare
4.The workplace and work equipment
5. Risk assessment, manual handling
and hazardous substances
6. Ergonomics, working at height, transport and noise and vibration
Accidents in the workplace
Complete the ‘What causes harm’ worksheet using the list of common workplace accidents.
Injured by an animal
Struck by moving vehicle
Slips, trips or fall on same level
Struck by moving, including flying/falling, object
Contact with electricity
Fall from a height
Exposure to an explosion
Trapped by something collapsing or overturning
Exposure to fire
Strike against something fixed or stationary
Exposure to or contact with a harmful substance
Injured while handling, lifting or carrying
Contact with moving machinery
Acts of violence
Top three causes of fatalities1. Fall from a height 2. Struck by moving vehicle 3. Struck by moving, including flying/ falling, objectIn 2004/5 total number of accidents 220
Top three causes of major injuries1. Slips, trips and falls on the same level2. Fall from a height3. Injured while handling, lifting or carryingIn 2004/5 number of accidents 30,213
Top three causes of absencesover three days1. Injured while handling, lifting or carrying2. Slips, trips and falls on the same level3. Struck by moving, including flying/falling, objectIn 2004/5 total number of accidents 120,346
What causes harm to your workers?
Are these the same as the others around your table?
List 5 hazardous substances that can be found in your workplace
For each substance lists the controls that are in place
Are these the same as the person sat next to you?
Level 3 aimed at Supervisory level staff
Level 4 aimed at Management level and those responsible for training others