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Health and Safety Level 5 Endorsed by ABC Awards I Tutor support and assessments included in the course price


Oxford Home Study College

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Offer ends 16 June 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
300 Hours
Achievement
Endorsed by ABC Awards
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Health and Safety

Health and Safety Level -5. Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. Study the most important aspects of health and safety in the workplace with this exclusive Health & Safety - Level 5 Course from Oxford Home Study College. Ensure your organisation complies with government legislation and provides a safe working environment for each and every member of the workforce.

Every employer on a global basis is legally obliged to watch over the health and safety of its employees. Nevertheless, research would seem to suggest that workplace health and safety standards are still dangerously lacking. In the United Kingdom for example, an estimated 1.3 million working people suffer from a work-related illness. Millions of working days are lost every year due to work-related illness and workplace injuries, more than 70,000 injuries are reported annually and up to 150 workers die in workplace accidents and injuries every year. The unfortunate truth being that in almost every instance, workplace accidents, injuries and illnesses are entirely preventable. Nevertheless, workplace health and safety can only be truly maximised when each and every member of the workforce contributes equally to the cause.

This exclusive Health and Safety - Level 5 has been designed for anyone looking to become a more responsible member of the workforce. Every employee at every level should be aware of the most important workplace health and safety fundamentals, along with managers, team leaders, business owners and so on. From entry-level newcomers to the most experienced professionals, revisiting critical health and safety issues on a regular basis comes highly recommended.

Achievement

Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Description

Health and Safety

Course Benefits

When taking this high-quality Health and Safety-Level 5 with Oxford Home Study College, every learner benefits from:

  1. All learning materials and supporting documentation required to complete the course provided as standard – no additional expenses or purchases required.
  2. The opportunity to study in your own time and at your own pace for a endorsed certificate from a recognised awarding body.
  3. Complete flexibility with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – ideal for those with active lifestyles and busy schedules.
  4. 24/7 access to our exclusive online learning platform, allowing you to study from any location and any device with an Internet connection.
  5. The complete commitment of our exclusive tutors and the wider Oxford Home Study College student support team throughout your studies.

Learning Objectives

This essential Health and Safety - Level 5 has been designed to provide employees at all levels with a comprehensive overview of the most important and relevant health and safety issues within the contemporary workplace. The objective of the course is to clarify the importance of employees and managers at all levels contributing to the same important cause. Rather than taking a passive approach to workplace health and safety, this course communicates the importance of proactivity from every member of the workforce from top to bottom.

Over the course of nine intensive yet accessible modules, candidates are provided with a broad introduction to workplace health and safety, along with the value of establishing a safe working culture. Hazard identification and management is also investigated in-depth, along with the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE), the importance of proactivity and how health and safety should form part of initial recruitment processes. Candidates also learn how to ensure their respective businesses and workplaces comply with all relevant laws and legislation.

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates benefit from an array of new skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • The unique value and importance of workplace health and safety
  • The potential consequences of substandard health and safety
  • How to effectively identify and resolve potential hazards in the workplace
  • Establishing and maintaining a proactive health and safety culture
  • Familiarity with common workplace health and safety issues
  • How to prepare and implement business-wide health and safety strategies
  • Advanced knowledge of essential health and safety standards/legislation

Course Outline

This insightful Workplace Health and Safety Course is delivered across nine modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Your assigned tutor will provide you with comprehensive support at all times, in order to assist with your successful completion of each unit.

Module 1 - Workplace Health and Safety Experience

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Due Diligence
  • Workers Role
  • Health and Safety Policy Statement
  • Three Rights of Workers
  • The right to know
  • The right to participate
  • The right to refuse
  • The Internal Responsibility System
  • Plus More

Module 2 - Employer and Employee Health and Safety Responsibilities

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Health and Safety Responsibilities
  • Supervisors (Employers)
  • Workers (Employees)
  • Local Health and Safety Responsibilities
  • Health and Safety Committees (HSC)
  • Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control
  • Worker’s Responsibility
  • Supervisor’s Role
  • Supervisor Responsibility
  • Plus More

Module 3 - Safety and Health Inspections

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Frequency of Inspections
  • Adding Safety: 6S
  • Safety Audit
  • Employee Competency
  • Employee Orientation
  • Training
  • Suppliers, Contractors and Visitors
  • Plus More

Module 4 - Accident Reporting & Investigations

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Accident Reporting
  • Accident Investigation
  • Investigation Process
  • Supervisor Responsibility
  • Communicating Health and Safety Information
  • Communication Tools
  • Plus More

Module 5 – The Safety Culture

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • How Does Safety Apply to Me?
  • Why is health and safety training important?
  • Governing Bodies and Resources
  • Creating a Safety Committee.
  • Have representatives from all areas
  • Plus More

Module 6 – Identifying Hazards

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • What is a Hazard
  • What are Examples of a Hazard?
  • What is risk?
  • What is a risk assessment?
  • What is an adverse health effect?
  • The Hazard Identification Process
  • Plus More

Module 7 – Resolving Hazards

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Engineering Controls
  • Work Practices
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hazard Resolution for the Acme Widget Company
  • Floor Plan
  • Staffing Hours
  • Safety Incidents
  • Plus More

Module 8 – Taking Proactive Measures

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Identifying Groups at Risk
  • New Employees
  • Young Workers
  • People with Illnesses and/or Disabilities
  • People with Low Literacy Levels
  • Temporary or Part-Time Workers
  • Shift Workers
  • Workers with Personal Problems
  • Plus More

Module 9 – Preparing and Implementing a Safety Plan

This module covers the following Key topics:

  • Elements of the Plan
  • Organizational Policy
  • Hazard Identification
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Regulations
  • Communication Plan
  • Ongoing Process
  • Employee Involvement
  • Incident Management
  • Responding to Incidents
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Investigating Incidents
  • Plus More

Who is this course for?

Health and Safety

Workplace health and safety is an issue that directly affects each and every member of the workforce. Hence, this endorsed Health and Safety - Level 5 could prove invaluable for employees at all levels. From entry-level recruits to supervisors to managers to business owners, it is essential to ensure that each member of the workforce is provided with the same standard of health and safety training. The only realistic way to establish a strong health and safety culture is to ensure that everyone is on exactly the same page.

As champions of open, accessible and affordable distance learning of the highest quality, Oxford Home Study College is proud to recommend this exclusive Workplace Health and Safety Course. With no time restrictions or deadlines to worry about, candidates are free to study in their own time and at their own pace from anywhere in the world. Upon successful completion, candidates will receive a endorsed certificate from a recognised awarding body. And with all course materials, assignments and assessments included as standard, the price you see is the price you pay!

Requirements

Health and Safety

  • A strong working knowledge of the English language
  • Aged at least 16-years
  • Access to a reliable computer and Internet connection

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £120 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from OHSC

Certificate of Completion from OHSC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Health and Safety

Upon successful completion of our Health and Safety - Level 5, candidates will have the opportunity to put their new knowledge and skills to practical use in the professional setting of their choosing.

  • Safety Engineer
  • Safety Consultant
  • Safety Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Safety Director

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