The Complete Reducing Workplace Injuries Diploma

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  • Study type: Online
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Course Description

The Complete Reducing Workplace Injuries Diploma

This bundle addresses 10 key health and safety issues that all employers must take into consideration when drawing up risk assessments and implementing policies and procedures. It addresses everyday issues, such as safe practices to follow when working with display screen equipment, and matters of special relevance to specific industries and tasks you may need to carry out only on an occasional basis, such as working at height. By completing these courses, you will develop the knowledge you need to significantly reduce illness and injury at work.

What You Will Learn

This combined course includes the following:
  • Cable & Wire Management Certificate
  • Display Screen Equipment Awareness Certificate
  • Eye Safety in the Workplace Certification
  • Head Protection Awareness Diploma
  • Noise & Hearing Protection Certificate
  • Noise & Vibration Awareness Certificate
  • PPE Awareness Certificate
  • RIDDOR Certificate
  • Step Ladder Safety Awareness Certificate
  • Working at Height Certificate

Cable & Wire Management Certificate

Good cable and wire organisation is essential in the maintenance of a tidy workplace. However, there are also health and safety considerations to take into account. In this course, you will learn why cable and wires can be dangerous and the most appropriate ways to store them. You will also learn why poor cable and wire management can impact employee performance, how to improve the lifespan of appliances and how to properly label wires and cables for quick identification.

Display Screen Equipment Awareness Certificate

Display screen equipment has revolutionised the workplace, but it carries health and safety risks that need to be appropriately managed. This course explains how you can adjust your working practices to comply with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations. You will learn about the role of eye care, employee training and workstation assessment in the prevention of injury associated with improper use of display screen equipment. You will learn the minimum requirements concerning the provision of suitable equipment and how to meet your responsibilities under the law.

Eye Safety in the Workplace Certification

Eye injuries can result in blindness, so it is imperative that employees appreciate and follow training and procedures designed to protect eye health at work. In this course, you will learn how to identify and assess potential risks, including chemical splashes. You will learn about the different types of eye protection available and how to choose the type that best suits your workers’ needs.

Head Protection Awareness Diploma

Head protection has a vital part to play in preventing head injuries in the workplace. In this course, you will learn who is at increased risk of head injury and the legislation governing the prevention of head injury in the workplace. You will learn about the different kinds of protective headgear available and how to choose the right type for your needs. The course also explains how to build a safety-centric culture.

Noise & Hearing Protection Certificate

Excessive levels of noise can cause temporary or permanent damage to an individual’s hearing. This course outlines how loud noise affects wellbeing and productivity, and the laws surrounding noise and hearing protection in the workplace. You will learn how to carry out a noise risk assessment and how to choose the best kind of ear protection for your needs. You will also learn how to reduce or resolve excessive noise by isolating and eliminating hazards.

Noise & Vibration Awareness Certificate

Excessive noise can result in hearing loss, and excessive vibration can cause nerve damage and musculoskeletal injury. In this course, you will learn how to comply with UK legislation governing exposure to noise and vibration in the workplace. You will discover the measures employers must take to safeguard employee health, including health surveillance and the provision of suitable protective equipment.

PPE Awareness Certificate

PPE is highly effective in protecting workers from numerous risks, including chemicals, heat, noise and vibrations. All PPE use needs to be approved only after a comprehensive risk assessment, and it must always be carefully selected. You will learn about the most common types of PPE used in the workplace, together with the questions you need to consider when selecting it. You will learn how to store and maintain PPE and how to comply with UK PPE legislation.

RIDDOR Certificate

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) dictate how and when you must report significant occurrences in the workplace. The scope of RIDDOR includes near-misses, injuries that necessitate absences lasting seven days or more, and occupational diseases, including Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). You will learn what constitutes a “reportable occurrence,” the time frame in which you must file a report and how to record an incident.

Step Ladder Safety Awareness Certificate

Step ladders may not appear dangerous, but falling just one or two metres from height can cause serious injury. Step ladders are frequently used in most workplaces, so all employees must understand how to move and use them safely. In this course, you will learn when to use a stepladder, how to maintain a stepladder, how to position your body to minimise the risk of injury and how to tell when a stepladder should be withdrawn from use.

Working at Height Certificate

Working at height can be extremely dangerous. This course will teach you why working at height may require extensive planning and how to mitigate risks to employees and members of the public. You will discover how to choose the most suitable preventative and protective measures that will safeguard employees working high above ground level.

The Benefits of Our Reducing Injury at Work Bundle

  • You will learn the knowledge and techniques you need to mitigate and handle many different types of workplace hazard, thus keeping yourself and others safe
  • You will learn how to carry out regular risk assessments
  • This bundle will help you comply with your obligations under health and safety law
  • These courses provide a comprehensive introduction to common workplace hazards, making this bundle valuable for anyone new to an HR role