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    Healthy Working

    In this course, you'll learn about healthy working and your obligation to comply with Company procedures to reduce risk. The health and well-being of all employees is a top priority for the Company. Learn what you can do to ensure your own health and well-being while at work.
    [Duration: 25 min]

    Learning Objectives

    • Identify the consequences of failing to look after your health and wellbeing
    • Maintain an appropriate posture to prevent upper limb disorders and back pain
    • Take appropriate action to promote wellbeing when using technology
    • Follow best-practice guidelines when lifting goods manually at work
    • Reduce stress and promote a greater sense of wellbeing in your working environment
    • Observe the Department of Health's recommendations on alcohol consumption

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    Course Contents

    • Welcome
    • What is Healthy Working?
    • Health risks at work
    • Before you get started
    • Musculoskeletal and upper limb disorders
    • Posture
    • You make the call: Are these people at higher risk?
    • There's nothing wrong with my posture!
    • Exercise: Posture
    • Recommended posture
    • Exercise: What would you recommend?
    • What if?
    • The keyboard and mouse
    • The mouse position
    • What if?
    • Padded wrist rests
    • Can you solve keyboard and mouse issues with tablets?
    • Precautions with tablets
    • Monitors: Too close for comfort?
    • Finding it difficult to read small type?
    • What if?
    • What if I wear bifocals?
    • Are you straining your eyes?
    • Break time!
    • Stretches that could help you
    • Exercise: How does your work space measure up?
    • Safe lifting
    • Exercise: Safe lifting
    • What's the safest way to lift a heavy object?
    • Stress and mental wellbeing
    • Stressed - who, me?
    • You make the call: Recognising signs of stress
    • Dealing with stress
    • Causes of stress
    • Alcohol abuse
    • You make the call: Is it within safe limits?
    • How many pints a week?
    • Department of Health guidelines for weekly alcohol limits
    • Think before you drink
    • Summary
    • Affirmation
    • Assessment


    Duration Approximately 25 minutes
    Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
    Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
    Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
    Assessment Ten-question assessment
    Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
    Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
    Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
    Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary


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