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Over 200 people are killed each year in accidents at work and over one million people are injured. Over two million suffer illnesses caused by, or made worse by, their work.
The aim of this unit on Health and Safety is to explain the role Security Officers have to play in terms of Health and Safety in the workplace. Once you have completed this unit, you will be able to:
Define the main areas of Health and Safety legislation.
Explain the responsibilities of the employer, employees and self employed.
Identify typical risks, hazards and spillages.
Describe safety signs and signals.
Explain the term ‘Manual Handling’.
State the precautions to be taken against HIV, Hepatitis and other infectious diseases.
List the items of protective clothing that may be needed by the Security Officer.
This course is 1 hour long and covers the following topics:
Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
Employers’ Responsibilities Under the Act
Employees’ Responsibilities Under the Act
Risks, Hazards and Spillages
Cost of Accidents
Violence Towards Staff
Safety, Signs and Signals
Manual Handling Operations
Precautions Against HIV and Hepatitis
Personal Protective Equipment
All year round
3 hours online training