Safety, Health and Wellbeing (Complete)

Course code
HHSE_E
£4.50
 

Keeping everyone safe and well must be a top priority for any business, and accident prevention is at the core. This course covers the essential and practical skills you need to know.

You will learn:

  • why safety, health and wellbeing is so important – and the consequences of not taking it seriously
  • the difference between accidents, incidents, near misses and dangerous occurrences and what to do if an accident/incident happened
  • that accidents and incidents must be reported to help prevent recurrence
  • what risk assessment is and different ways to reduce the risk of common slip, trip and fall injuries
  • that COSHH is about the control of potentially harmful substances, recognising the risks and how to avoid harm from them
  • the meaning of the warning symbols (hazard pictograms) on chemicals and what they look like
  • the importance of safety warning signs and what the red, yellow, blue and green signs mean
  • the importance of safe working practices and using equipment as specified to control the risk of potential injury, accident or illness
  • employer and employee responsibilities regarding equipment use - the need for training, checks, maintenance and personal protective clothing
  • the dos and don’ts in the use of electrical equipment, to reduce the risk of shock and fire
  • that manual handling and good lifting technique involves planning, positioning and good posture
  • how to lift safely to prevent injury
  • how to recognise and manage fatigue in yourself and others
  • how to understand and act upon wellbeing issues
  • influencing and negotiation skills to create a safety culture
More Information
Rating 3.21
Rating number 2,616
Core sector Hospitality, Retail, Warehousing, Distribution, Charity
Sub-sector Restaurant, Hotel, Quick Service Restaurant, Pub/bar, Catering, Events, Entertainment
Business outcomes Wellbeing, Compliance
Skill type Health and Safety, First Aid, Equipment
Job type Kitchen, Food and Beverage, Customer Assistant, Sales Assistant, Maintenance, Housekeeper, Front of House
Author Upskill People

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