MANUAL HANDLING IN THE WORKPLACE – FIRST AID AT WORK AWARENESS – FIRE SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE AWARENESS COURSE BUNDLE
The Manual Handling in the Workplace – First Aid At Work Awareness – Fire Safety In the Workplace Awareness, Course bundle consists of 3 CPD Certified courses.
The principal course in this bundle is the comprehensive online Manual Handling in the Workplace Course. This course provides the necessary information and training for individuals and organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling and how to implement appropriate control measures.
Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 1992 employers are required to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling. Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year.
The First Aid at Work Awareness course is appropriate for those with or without prior First Aid training. The course is meant for informational purposes only and is not designed to meet government First Aider certification requirements.
The online Fire Safety in the Workplace Awareness course is appropriate for those with or without previous Fire Safety training. This course is an awareness course and as such is not designed to meet statutory fire certification requirements.
All of these awareness courses can also be used as a valuable part of a school, college or other educational programme.
The estimated duration of the constituent courses are
- Manual Handling in the Workplace Course – 2 hours
- First Aid At Work Awareness Course – 2 hours
- Fire Safety in the Workplace Course – 2 hours
Learners may log in and out of the system. Course progress is automatically saved.
Learners have a total of 90 days of access to the course materials from the date of registration. Learners receive individual login details and can access the courses using any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Access to a particular course ceases immediately following a successful final exam submission.
WHO REQUIRES THE COURSES IN THIS BUNDLE?
The online manual handling training course benefits individuals and companies in the following ways:
- Increases awareness of manual handling issues.
- Reduces the number of accidents that occur due to poor manual handling practices.
- Provides a simple, flexible and interactive training experience for employees.
- Provides standardised training for all staff.
The First Aid at Work Awareness course is ideal for workplace inductions and refresher training, or indeed for the training of anyone requiring knowledge of the need for efficient first aid systems and procedures in the workplace.
Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) order 2005, all employees need a certain level of fire training and information. As a minimum, new starters need a basic induction which covers the alarm system, emergency procedures, and means of escape from the building.
Staff also need to know what type of fire fighting equipment they have on the premises and the safety considerations of their use.
No previous training is required for any of these courses.
The Manual Handling in the Workplace course consists of 3 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – REASONS FOR SAFE MANUAL HANDLING.
UNIT 2 – MANUAL HANDLING RISK ASSESSMENTS.
UNIT 3 – PRINCIPLES, EQUIPMENT AND TESTING.
The First Aid At Work Awareness Course consists of 4 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
UNIT 2 – FIRST-AID INCIDENTS
UNIT 3 – UNCONSCIOUS CASUALTIES
UNIT 4 – INCIDENTS AND INJURIES.
The Fire Safety In the Workplace Awareness Course consists of 4 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH A FIRE
UNIT 2 – CONTROLLING THE RISK OF FIRE
UNIT 3 – FIRE SAFETY MANAGEMENT
UNIT 4 – THE FIRE WARDEN.
By the end of the Manual Handling in the Workplace course learners should be able to:
- Define manual handling.
- State relevant legislation.
- Describe the basic anatomy of the spine.
- Apply the principles of safe lifting when completing the practical examination.
By the end of the First Aid at Work Awareness course learners should understand:
- The role of a first aider.
- The legal requirements.
- Incident reporting.
- First-aid equipment.
- Minimising the risk of infection
- Primary survey of a casualty.
- How to conduct a secondary survey.
- When and how to call for help
- How to manage an unconscious casualty.
- The recovery position.
- Casualties experiencing a seizure
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Common injuries.
By the end of the Fire Safety in the Workplace Awareness course, learners should understand.:
- Causes of fires.
- Fire components.
- Hazards associated with fire.
- Fire and smoke spread.
- Means of escape.
- Fire detection and alarm.
- Extinguishing methods.
- Fire safety inspection.
- Fire risk assessment.
- Fire Wardens’ Role and function.
- Fire safety briefing.
Achievement of these course aims will provide learners and their employers with a degree of confidence that safety levels in the particular work environment have been enhanced. Additionally, the receipt of an approved certificate will serve as a recognition of learner achievement and also provide proof if necessary of regulatory compliance.
CERTIFICATION.On successful completion of each, course within this bundle a high-quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to learners immediately, by email. This can be used to provide evidence of achievement for compliance and audit.