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Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate Course

Safety in the workplace should always take precedence over productivity. And the best way of keeping the workplace safe is to identify hazards and learn how to deal with these accordingly. The Safety in the Workplace Online course

Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone in an organization. Companies have legal obligations to meet certain safety requirements, but many go further than the minimum obligations. Safety standards and procedures must be put in place, and everyone needs to follow the standards to be effective.

The Health and Safety Online courses will be instrumental in reviewing common hazards, safety techniques and after completion, you will have the tools to create a Safety policy for your workplace. By identifying and anticipating hazards, employers can prevent injuries and keep employees safe.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn and define key workplace safety elements
  • Understand the legal requirements and responsibilities associated with as a safe work environment
  • Create an effective safety plan based on workplace hazards
  • Recognize the role of management and employees
  • Create training procedures
  • Implement a safety plan

Safety in the Workplace Online Course Requirements

This course is designed for people with little or no prior experience in the workplace safety sector. The Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 6 to 8 hours of study to complete. 

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 6 to 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted lifetime access to the Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate Course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Safety in the Workplace Online Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

The safety of employees in the workplace is a major responsibility of management. They are expected to ensure the safety of their employees by protecting them against workplace hazards and providing safety equipment. Safety in the workplace must be institutionalized and procedures must be put in place. These standards must be followed to ensure maximum effectiveness.

Module Two: An Overview

The Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970 was introduced to promote employee safety in the workplace. The OHSA is the agency tasked with overseeing and enforcing safety regulation in the state, local, and federal branches or government and those in the private sector. 

Roles & Duties of Employers

A key obligation among employers is to ensure safety in the workplace. They are responsible for identifying possible hazards and providing protective gear. Duties of a health and safety officer includes:

  • Educating employees about hazards, chemicals, codes, training, alarms, labels, etc.
  • Air quality checks and detecting potential hazards
  • Display the OHSA poster, citation, injury, and illness information
  • Schedule medical exams or tests when appropriate
  • Document all instances of illness and injuries
  • Report to OHSA within eight hours of employee death or three injuries
  • Protect employees who report violations from retaliation.

Safety Planning

Planning is a critical step in ensuring safety in the workplace. The 4 key elements in creating a safety plan are:

  • Analysis
  • Maintenance
  • Training

Module Three: Types of Hazards

A major part of keeping the workplace safety is to identify potential hazards. This requires special training since each industry pose its unique set of hazards. In this course, we help you identify common hazards in the workplace. This will help you in developing an effective safety plan that answers your unique needs.

  • Computer Workstations
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Heat Stress.
  • Stress
  • Violence
  • Case Study

Module Four: Managers Role

Manager are responsible for keeping the workplace safe. Responsibilities include conducting dialogues with employees and more importantly, leading by example. Managers should not only strictly implement the safety program but also embrace it.

In the Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate course, we will discuss the roles and responsibilities of managers, which include:

  • Promoting & Enforcing Safety Standards
  • Elements of a Health and Safety Program
  • Responsibilities
  • Corporate Culture

Module Five: Training

Safety concepts and procedures are insufficient in guaranteeing workplace safety. An effective safety program should also include safety training for all employees. By putting policies and procedures into action, employees and managers could have quicker reaction times during an emergency.

Reasons for Training

  • Improves productivity by reducing employee absences
  • Lowers insurance premiums
  • Compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Improves morale
  • Reduce employee turnovers

Employee training

There are two types of employee training; on the job training (OJT) and off the job training. However, both could be practiced as part of a workplace safety program. On the job training is excellent for illustrating safe work practices. Off the job training can be used for introducing concepts and is typically done using seminars, lectures, meetings, and case studies.

  • Types of training
  • Orientation
  • On the job training
  • Steps for training
  • Safety meetings
  • Outline
  • Planning and conducting a training session
  • Lesson plan outline

Module Six: Stress Management

We discuss stress in this part of the Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate course. Stress can be a debilitating condition. It can affect how you think and how you perform at work. Stress can make employees careless leading to accidents in the workplace. In response to stress, employees tend to some, drink, or overeat which only makes the condition worse. As part of a comprehensive workplace safety program, we include stress and how to help employees overcome these.

  • Altering
  • Avoiding
  • Accepting
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Using Routines to Reduce Stress

Module Seven: Workplace Violence

Homicide is the fourth leading cause of workplace fatalities. However, the incidents of homicide and workplace violence has seen a drop in recent years. The reduction of homicide and workplace violence can be attributed to better awareness and workplace safety programs.

  • Identifying
  • Addressing
  • Implementing a Workplace Harassment Policy

Module Eight: Identifying Your Company Hazards

Identifying company hazards helps you create effective workplace safety plans. Regular inspection is essential in ensuring that all policies are strictly followed. This also makes it possible to identify new hazards and make changes to the safety policies accordingly.

The Safety in the Workplace online course trains you on how to properly conduct inspections. In this course you will learn:

Conducting an Inspection

A checklist of typical company hazards is essential to make regular inspections more efficient. This makes it easier for a safety inspector to identify which hazards to look out for. These hazards vary with every organization, common hazards include:

  • Environmental: noise, temperature, electricity, radiation, etc.
  • Chemical: gas, toxic liquids, dust, etc.
  • Biological: bacteria, virus, parasites, etc.
  • Safety: equipment, work practices, work conditions, etc.
  • Ergonomics: repetitive movements, posture, workstations, etc.

Prioritizing Deficiencies

The next step after identifying hazards is to prioritize company deficiencies. An action plan can be developed by categorizing these into:

  • A: Chief: Demands immediate attention.
  • B: Serious: Needs short-term action.
  • C: Minor: Needs long-term action.

Report & Following Up

Reports and following up are critical to ensure compliance with the safety program. Reports should include:

  • Location
  • Date
  • Whether it is a repeat offense
  • Priority
  • Recommendation
  • The follow-up includes:
  • Responsible party
  • Action was taken
  • Date

Module Nine: Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Accidents in the workplace are not only caused by hazards or dangerous working conditions but can also be aggravated by drug and alcohol abuse. Implementing a company-wide substance abuse program helps to address these pressing problems.

For Employees

A company policy indicates that the organization does not tolerate any form of substance abuse and is genuinely concern with its employee’s health. A typical policy includes:

  • Any substance that alters performance is not allowed
  • Reasons for policy
  • Consequences
  • Behavior at company events
  • Drug testing parameters
  • Resources for help
  • Confidentiality

For Managers or Supervisors

Responsibilities of managers and supervisors include implementing policies, informing employees, and observing behavior. This does not include diagnosing or treating substance abuse. As a manager you should:

  • Explain policies.
  • Observe behavior.
  • Document unsatisfactory behavior.
  • Recognize signs of substance abuse.
  • Address the problem.

Implementing a “No Tolerance” Rule

A “no tolerance” policy on substance abuse is a “strong” indication that the company is serious in keeping the workplace safe and healthy. This often includes the of a drug test as positive proof that the policy has been violated. However, it is recommended that you first speak with a lawyer before drafting a drug testing policy. Below are key elements in a drug test policy:

  • Legal requirements
  • Disability discrimination provisions
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Who is tested
  • When tests occur
  • Drugs tested
  • Testing procedures
  • Frequency of tests
  • Actions taken

Module Ten: Writing the Safety Plan

After carefully identifying the different hazards and understanding the legal safety requirements, the next part of the Safety in the Workplace Online course is to help you draft a safety plan. In this part of the course, we will discuss the role of managers and employees.

Management Involvement

Managers are responsible for overseeing and implementing the safety plan. As a manager you should:

  • Property maintenance
  • Involve employees in the program
  • Conduct safety surveys
  • Meet safety goals and objectives
  • Address employee concerns

Employee Involvement

Employees share equal responsibility for the success of the safety plan. They can also help improve the safety plan and identify areas for improvement. As an employee, they should:

  • Adhere to policies and procedures
  • Evaluate the safety of personal workstation and equipment
  • Report unsafe work conditions
  • Report accidents or injuries

Accident Investigations

Safety policies should include an action plan for investigations. These should answer the following:

  • Person responsible for the investigation
  • How it will be investigated
  • The investigation itself needs to answer the following questions:
  • Who was injured?
  • Where did it happen?
  • What is the injury?
  • What caused the injury?
  • Which hazard is responsible?

Module Eleven: Implement the Plan

Managers and employees working together is required for a successful safety plan. However, both must first understand their roles and responsibilities.

Selecting an Employee Representative

Employee representative are individuals who work as employee advocates. These people represent the interests of their co-workers or in this case, workspace safety. Representatives accompany OSHA inspectors or company inspectors. As part of the safety team, an employee representative’s role includes:

  • Reviewing the safety plan
  • Performing inspections
  • Recommending training
  • Reviewing accident reports
  • Developing procedures
  • Monitoring for compliance

Creating an Action Plan

  • Goals: Define your (SMART) goals for the safety plan
  • Responsibility: Assign different responsibilities.
  • Timeframe: Determine how long it should take.
  • Barriers: Consider barriers and how to work with them.
  • Communication: Determine who will communicate the progress and how often.

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

The Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate course gives you a comprehensive look into the importance of workplace safety, identifying hazards, and implementing safety plans. The course offers you an Action Plan which can be downloaded and used as a guide for days, weeks, months, and years. 

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Workplace Soft Skills Courses

If you’d like to help your workplace flourish, take a look at the range of workplace essentials soft skills courses available at Courses For Success.

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: An Overview

  • Work Safety and Health Legislations
  • Roles & Duties
  • Safety Planning
  • Case Study

Module Three: Types of Hazards

  • Computer Workstations
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Heat Stress.
  • Stress
  • Violence
  • Case Study

Module Four: Managers Role

  • Promoting & Enforcing Safety Standards
  • Elements of a Health and Safety Program
  • Responsibilities
  • Corporate Culture
  • Case Study

Module Five: Training

  • Reasons for Training
  • Definition
  • Orientation
  • On the Job Training
  • Safety Meetings
  • Planning and Conducting a Training Session
  • Case Study

Module Six: Stress Management

  • Altering
  • Avoiding
  • Accepting
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Using Routines to Reduce Stress
  • Case Study

Module Seven: Workplace Violence

  • What is Workplace Violence?
  • Identifying
  • Addressing
  • Implementing a Workplace Harassment Policy
  • Case Study

Module Eight: Identifying Your Company Hazards

  • Conducting an Inspection
  • Prioritizing Deficiencies
  • Report & Following Up
  • Case Study

Module Nine: Drug & Alcohol Abuse

  • For Employees
  • For Managers or Supervisors
  • When to Address
  • Implementing a “No Tolerance” Rule
  • Case Study

Module Ten: Writing the Safety Plan

  • Management Involvement
  • Responsibility
  • Employee Involvement
  • Follow Through with Accident Investigations
  • Training of Employees
  • Case Study

Module Eleven: Implement the Plan

  • Selecting an Employee Representative
  • Identifying Roles
  • Assigning Responsibility
  • Follow Through
  • Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Lessons Learned

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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12 December 2019 08:11:38 AM

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Great course

3 September 2019 09:24:02 AM

Hi
I found This course one of the most important study about safety at any jobs you are doing after all the titles you get a very understanding outcome from this work and safety course how to manage and at any position you are in
I highly recommend it

31 August 2019 09:46:04 PM

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30 July 2019 01:11:36 PM

Good online course but unfortunately the questions in chapter 9 don't work.

3 April 2019 05:52:04 PM

Very educational and informative

4 September 2018 09:31:19 AM

Health & Safety in the workplace is number 1 priority

4 September 2018 09:21:06 AM

Health & Safety must always take priority in the workplace

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14 July 2018 12:16:01 PM

Ive learned a lot about safety and I enjoyed using the program. For any other course that I need to take I will be ordering it from course for success. The the best course I ever had.

27 June 2018 08:32:51 PM

great and informative

7 June 2018 04:26:12 PM

Good and Informative Health & Safety Training!

16 May 2018 02:56:18 AM

Quite informative

28 April 2018 12:07:23 PM

clearly written without the unnecessary information

13 April 2018 05:23:34 PM

very interesting course

8 April 2018 01:54:17 PM

Really helpful information to help with questions.

28 March 2018 06:37:38 PM

Very Informative and helpful

26 February 2018 04:11:16 PM

Great course, informative and simple to follow. Thankyou.

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About this Course

Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate Course

Safety in the workplace should always take precedence over productivity. And the best way of keeping the workplace safe is to identify hazards and learn how to deal with these accordingly. The Safety in the Workplace Online course

Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone in an organization. Companies have legal obligations to meet certain safety requirements, but many go further than the minimum obligations. Safety standards and procedures must be put in place, and everyone needs to follow the standards to be effective.

The Health and Safety Online courses will be instrumental in reviewing common hazards, safety techniques and after completion, you will have the tools to create a Safety policy for your workplace. By identifying and anticipating hazards, employers can prevent injuries and keep employees safe.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn and define key workplace safety elements
  • Understand the legal requirements and responsibilities associated with as a safe work environment
  • Create an effective safety plan based on workplace hazards
  • Recognize the role of management and employees
  • Create training procedures
  • Implement a safety plan

Safety in the Workplace Online Course Requirements

This course is designed for people with little or no prior experience in the workplace safety sector. The Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 6 to 8 hours of study to complete. 

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 6 to 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted lifetime access to the Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate Course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Safety in the Workplace Online Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

The safety of employees in the workplace is a major responsibility of management. They are expected to ensure the safety of their employees by protecting them against workplace hazards and providing safety equipment. Safety in the workplace must be institutionalized and procedures must be put in place. These standards must be followed to ensure maximum effectiveness.

Module Two: An Overview

The Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970 was introduced to promote employee safety in the workplace. The OHSA is the agency tasked with overseeing and enforcing safety regulation in the state, local, and federal branches or government and those in the private sector. 

Roles & Duties of Employers

A key obligation among employers is to ensure safety in the workplace. They are responsible for identifying possible hazards and providing protective gear. Duties of a health and safety officer includes:

  • Educating employees about hazards, chemicals, codes, training, alarms, labels, etc.
  • Air quality checks and detecting potential hazards
  • Display the OHSA poster, citation, injury, and illness information
  • Schedule medical exams or tests when appropriate
  • Document all instances of illness and injuries
  • Report to OHSA within eight hours of employee death or three injuries
  • Protect employees who report violations from retaliation.

Safety Planning

Planning is a critical step in ensuring safety in the workplace. The 4 key elements in creating a safety plan are:

  • Analysis
  • Maintenance
  • Training

Module Three: Types of Hazards

A major part of keeping the workplace safety is to identify potential hazards. This requires special training since each industry pose its unique set of hazards. In this course, we help you identify common hazards in the workplace. This will help you in developing an effective safety plan that answers your unique needs.

  • Computer Workstations
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Heat Stress.
  • Stress
  • Violence
  • Case Study

Module Four: Managers Role

Manager are responsible for keeping the workplace safe. Responsibilities include conducting dialogues with employees and more importantly, leading by example. Managers should not only strictly implement the safety program but also embrace it.

In the Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate course, we will discuss the roles and responsibilities of managers, which include:

  • Promoting & Enforcing Safety Standards
  • Elements of a Health and Safety Program
  • Responsibilities
  • Corporate Culture

Module Five: Training

Safety concepts and procedures are insufficient in guaranteeing workplace safety. An effective safety program should also include safety training for all employees. By putting policies and procedures into action, employees and managers could have quicker reaction times during an emergency.

Reasons for Training

  • Improves productivity by reducing employee absences
  • Lowers insurance premiums
  • Compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Improves morale
  • Reduce employee turnovers

Employee training

There are two types of employee training; on the job training (OJT) and off the job training. However, both could be practiced as part of a workplace safety program. On the job training is excellent for illustrating safe work practices. Off the job training can be used for introducing concepts and is typically done using seminars, lectures, meetings, and case studies.

  • Types of training
  • Orientation
  • On the job training
  • Steps for training
  • Safety meetings
  • Outline
  • Planning and conducting a training session
  • Lesson plan outline

Module Six: Stress Management

We discuss stress in this part of the Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate course. Stress can be a debilitating condition. It can affect how you think and how you perform at work. Stress can make employees careless leading to accidents in the workplace. In response to stress, employees tend to some, drink, or overeat which only makes the condition worse. As part of a comprehensive workplace safety program, we include stress and how to help employees overcome these.

  • Altering
  • Avoiding
  • Accepting
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Using Routines to Reduce Stress

Module Seven: Workplace Violence

Homicide is the fourth leading cause of workplace fatalities. However, the incidents of homicide and workplace violence has seen a drop in recent years. The reduction of homicide and workplace violence can be attributed to better awareness and workplace safety programs.

  • Identifying
  • Addressing
  • Implementing a Workplace Harassment Policy

Module Eight: Identifying Your Company Hazards

Identifying company hazards helps you create effective workplace safety plans. Regular inspection is essential in ensuring that all policies are strictly followed. This also makes it possible to identify new hazards and make changes to the safety policies accordingly.

The Safety in the Workplace online course trains you on how to properly conduct inspections. In this course you will learn:

Conducting an Inspection

A checklist of typical company hazards is essential to make regular inspections more efficient. This makes it easier for a safety inspector to identify which hazards to look out for. These hazards vary with every organization, common hazards include:

  • Environmental: noise, temperature, electricity, radiation, etc.
  • Chemical: gas, toxic liquids, dust, etc.
  • Biological: bacteria, virus, parasites, etc.
  • Safety: equipment, work practices, work conditions, etc.
  • Ergonomics: repetitive movements, posture, workstations, etc.

Prioritizing Deficiencies

The next step after identifying hazards is to prioritize company deficiencies. An action plan can be developed by categorizing these into:

  • A: Chief: Demands immediate attention.
  • B: Serious: Needs short-term action.
  • C: Minor: Needs long-term action.

Report & Following Up

Reports and following up are critical to ensure compliance with the safety program. Reports should include:

  • Location
  • Date
  • Whether it is a repeat offense
  • Priority
  • Recommendation
  • The follow-up includes:
  • Responsible party
  • Action was taken
  • Date

Module Nine: Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Accidents in the workplace are not only caused by hazards or dangerous working conditions but can also be aggravated by drug and alcohol abuse. Implementing a company-wide substance abuse program helps to address these pressing problems.

For Employees

A company policy indicates that the organization does not tolerate any form of substance abuse and is genuinely concern with its employee’s health. A typical policy includes:

  • Any substance that alters performance is not allowed
  • Reasons for policy
  • Consequences
  • Behavior at company events
  • Drug testing parameters
  • Resources for help
  • Confidentiality

For Managers or Supervisors

Responsibilities of managers and supervisors include implementing policies, informing employees, and observing behavior. This does not include diagnosing or treating substance abuse. As a manager you should:

  • Explain policies.
  • Observe behavior.
  • Document unsatisfactory behavior.
  • Recognize signs of substance abuse.
  • Address the problem.

Implementing a “No Tolerance” Rule

A “no tolerance” policy on substance abuse is a “strong” indication that the company is serious in keeping the workplace safe and healthy. This often includes the of a drug test as positive proof that the policy has been violated. However, it is recommended that you first speak with a lawyer before drafting a drug testing policy. Below are key elements in a drug test policy:

  • Legal requirements
  • Disability discrimination provisions
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Who is tested
  • When tests occur
  • Drugs tested
  • Testing procedures
  • Frequency of tests
  • Actions taken

Module Ten: Writing the Safety Plan

After carefully identifying the different hazards and understanding the legal safety requirements, the next part of the Safety in the Workplace Online course is to help you draft a safety plan. In this part of the course, we will discuss the role of managers and employees.

Management Involvement

Managers are responsible for overseeing and implementing the safety plan. As a manager you should:

  • Property maintenance
  • Involve employees in the program
  • Conduct safety surveys
  • Meet safety goals and objectives
  • Address employee concerns

Employee Involvement

Employees share equal responsibility for the success of the safety plan. They can also help improve the safety plan and identify areas for improvement. As an employee, they should:

  • Adhere to policies and procedures
  • Evaluate the safety of personal workstation and equipment
  • Report unsafe work conditions
  • Report accidents or injuries

Accident Investigations

Safety policies should include an action plan for investigations. These should answer the following:

  • Person responsible for the investigation
  • How it will be investigated
  • The investigation itself needs to answer the following questions:
  • Who was injured?
  • Where did it happen?
  • What is the injury?
  • What caused the injury?
  • Which hazard is responsible?

Module Eleven: Implement the Plan

Managers and employees working together is required for a successful safety plan. However, both must first understand their roles and responsibilities.

Selecting an Employee Representative

Employee representative are individuals who work as employee advocates. These people represent the interests of their co-workers or in this case, workspace safety. Representatives accompany OSHA inspectors or company inspectors. As part of the safety team, an employee representative’s role includes:

  • Reviewing the safety plan
  • Performing inspections
  • Recommending training
  • Reviewing accident reports
  • Developing procedures
  • Monitoring for compliance

Creating an Action Plan

  • Goals: Define your (SMART) goals for the safety plan
  • Responsibility: Assign different responsibilities.
  • Timeframe: Determine how long it should take.
  • Barriers: Consider barriers and how to work with them.
  • Communication: Determine who will communicate the progress and how often.

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

The Safety in the Workplace Online Certificate course gives you a comprehensive look into the importance of workplace safety, identifying hazards, and implementing safety plans. The course offers you an Action Plan which can be downloaded and used as a guide for days, weeks, months, and years. 

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Workplace Soft Skills Courses

If you’d like to help your workplace flourish, take a look at the range of workplace essentials soft skills courses available at Courses For Success.

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: An Overview

  • Work Safety and Health Legislations
  • Roles & Duties
  • Safety Planning
  • Case Study

Module Three: Types of Hazards

  • Computer Workstations
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Heat Stress.
  • Stress
  • Violence
  • Case Study

Module Four: Managers Role

  • Promoting & Enforcing Safety Standards
  • Elements of a Health and Safety Program
  • Responsibilities
  • Corporate Culture
  • Case Study

Module Five: Training

  • Reasons for Training
  • Definition
  • Orientation
  • On the Job Training
  • Safety Meetings
  • Planning and Conducting a Training Session
  • Case Study

Module Six: Stress Management

  • Altering
  • Avoiding
  • Accepting
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Using Routines to Reduce Stress
  • Case Study

Module Seven: Workplace Violence

  • What is Workplace Violence?
  • Identifying
  • Addressing
  • Implementing a Workplace Harassment Policy
  • Case Study

Module Eight: Identifying Your Company Hazards

  • Conducting an Inspection
  • Prioritizing Deficiencies
  • Report & Following Up
  • Case Study

Module Nine: Drug & Alcohol Abuse

  • For Employees
  • For Managers or Supervisors
  • When to Address
  • Implementing a “No Tolerance” Rule
  • Case Study

Module Ten: Writing the Safety Plan

  • Management Involvement
  • Responsibility
  • Employee Involvement
  • Follow Through with Accident Investigations
  • Training of Employees
  • Case Study

Module Eleven: Implement the Plan

  • Selecting an Employee Representative
  • Identifying Roles
  • Assigning Responsibility
  • Follow Through
  • Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Lessons Learned

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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12 December 2019 08:11:38 AM

Great content

5 December 2019 01:52:57 PM

Great Information

5 December 2019 01:51:41 PM

Great course

3 September 2019 09:24:02 AM

Hi
I found This course one of the most important study about safety at any jobs you are doing after all the titles you get a very understanding outcome from this work and safety course how to manage and at any position you are in
I highly recommend it

31 August 2019 09:46:04 PM

Nice I enjoyed the course give detail of information

30 July 2019 01:11:36 PM

Good online course but unfortunately the questions in chapter 9 don't work.

3 April 2019 05:52:04 PM

Very educational and informative

4 September 2018 09:31:19 AM

Health & Safety in the workplace is number 1 priority

4 September 2018 09:21:06 AM

Health & Safety must always take priority in the workplace

18 July 2018 01:19:18 PM

good module

14 July 2018 12:16:01 PM

Ive learned a lot about safety and I enjoyed using the program. For any other course that I need to take I will be ordering it from course for success. The the best course I ever had.

27 June 2018 08:32:51 PM

great and informative

7 June 2018 04:26:12 PM

Good and Informative Health & Safety Training!

16 May 2018 02:56:18 AM

Quite informative

28 April 2018 12:07:23 PM

clearly written without the unnecessary information

13 April 2018 05:23:34 PM

very interesting course

8 April 2018 01:54:17 PM

Really helpful information to help with questions.

28 March 2018 06:37:38 PM

Very Informative and helpful

26 February 2018 04:11:16 PM

Great course, informative and simple to follow. Thankyou.

15 February 2018 10:46:51 PM

excellent

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Course Summary

Course ID: 020HASOSC
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited Lifetime
Time: Study at your own pace
Duration: 6-8 Hours
Assessments: Yes (multiple choice)
Qualification: Certificate

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