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    Managing Safely

    Welcome to this course on Managing Safely. In this course, you'll learn about health and safety risks, and systems and procedures to enable you to manage health and safety in the area under your responsibility. Ensuring the health and safety of all employees is a top priority for the company, and all managers share this responsibility. Learn how you can participate in risk assessments and implementing safety measures for controlling risk. [Duration: 45 min]

    Learning Objectives

    • Appreciate the importance of managing safely
    • Understand your responsibilities as a manager
    • Conduct risk assessments
    • Take measures to control risk
    • Identify hazards
    • Identify and report accidents and incidents
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    Course Contents

    • Welcome
    • What is Managing Safely?
    • Consequences of not managing safely
    • Why manage safely?
    • Cost of not managing safely
    • Your legal responsibility
    • Demonstrating leadership
    • Section summary: Understanding your responsibilities
    • What is risk?
    • Hazards
    • Hazardous events
    • Probability of hazardous events
    • Consequences of hazardous events
    • Level of risk
    • What is a risk assessment?
    • The benefits
    • How to conduct a risk assessment
    • Section summary: How to assess risk
    • How to measure risk
    • Four levels of likelihood and consequence
    • Levels of risk
    • Exercise: Faulty plug risk
    • Residual risk
    • Section summary: How to measure risk
    • Reducing risk with control measures
    • Eliminate the hazard
    • Substitute with less hazardous alternative
    • Use barriers around the hazard
    • Use safe systems of work
    • Issue personal protective equipment
    • Provide welfare facility
    • Case scenario: Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
    • RSI consequences
    • Eliminate the hazard
    • Substitute with less hazardous alternative
    • Use barriers around the hazard
    • Use safe systems of work
    • Issue personal protective equipment
    • How do you choose which control measure to implement?
    • Choosing the right control measure
    • Exercise: Which is the most effective
    • measure?
    • Involving staff
    • Section summary: How to control risk
    • Hazards in the office
    • Fire
    • Electricity
    • Workstations
    • Slips and trips
    • Section summary: Identifying hazards
    • Adverse events: Accidents, incidents and
      dangerous occurrences
    • Need for investigation
    • What causes lead to adverse events?
    • Fixing the root causes is essential
    • Exercise: Why do adverse events happen?
    • Investigating and reporting
    • Step 1: Initial response
    • Step 2: Preserve the scene
    • Step 3: Report the accident
    • Step 4: Assemble the investigation team
    • Step 5: Investigate using a structured approach
    • Step 6: Handle external relationships
    • Section summary: Identifying and reporting accidents and incidents
    • Managing Safely: Affirmation
    • Assessment

    Specifications

    Duration Approximately 45 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

    Pricing

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