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Dangers of Working at Night Certification

3 Hour Online CPD Accredited Course With Tutor Support.


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Summary

Price
£69 inc VAT
Or £23.00/mo. for 3 months... Read more
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
3 hours
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
3 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

Overview

In today’s increasingly global society, a growing number of people are considered to be “night workers”. These are individuals that work at least three hours a night on a regular basis during the hours of 11pm and 6am. As more people begin working these types of shifts, including emergency workers, health care professionals, factory workers and even white-collar investment brokers, the dangers of the night shift are also becoming increasingly apparent.

CPD

3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

Description

Unfortunately, many people engaged in this type of work do not know about the risks or how to prevent serious damage to their health.

This course provides you with comprehensive information about the dangers of working at night. It begins by talking about night work in general, including an introduction to the relevant UK legislation governing this type of shift work. The course then moves directly into talking about the dangers associated with working at night. Next, students are provided with information about preventing or mitigating these dangers. Finally, coping techniques are provided, helping to ease the isolation associated with working at night.

You Will Learn:-

  • The definition of a “night worker” and examples of jobs that fit that description
  • Details about the rules and regulations covering night workers in the UK
  • Information about the impact of working at night on your physical and mental health
  • Tips on how to prevent certain dangers associated with night work from occurring
  • Tips on how to reduce the impact of unavoidable risks
  • Information on how to cope with the impact night work can have on your emotional fulfilment and social group

Benefits of Taking This Course

  • Learning about the different rules that apply to night workers as opposed to those who work during the day
  • Understanding the technical definition of night work
  • Knowing how to identify the risks involved with night shift work
  • Learning how to reduce the impact of night work on your health
  • Determining how to cope with the impact night work can have other areas of your life, including your sense of well-being

Requirements

Internet access

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