Course Code: 5N1794

Course Delivery:

This course is delivered fully online, own pace and can be started anytime.


Qualifications:

QQI Level 5 Safety and Health at Work Component Certificate

Module is part of the QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339

Course Unit

CODE MODULE LEVEL
5N1794 Safety and Health at Work 5

Course Fee Information:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment

Online Module Payment is €235

235.00

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Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Analyse the duties of employers and employees as specified in current Safety, Health and Welfare at work legistlation
  2. Examine the role of the Health and Safety Authority
  3. Explore the role of communication and training in the promotion and provision of health and safety in the workplace
  4. Comment on the elements and functions of the safety statement
  5. Summarise the factors which contribute to safe and healthy working environments
  6. Outline the principles and procedures of good housekeeping in the workplace
  7. Explain the causes, prevention, emergency procedures, reporting and recording of accidents and dangerous occurrences
  8. Analyse the causes and prevention of fire related events to include identification of emergency procedures, the fire triangle and fire equipment
  9. Comment on specific hazards and risks when working with equipment to include mechanical and electrical equipment
  10. Investigate how personal protective equipment (PPE) is used in the workplace
  11. Explore appropriate procedures for use and disposal of hazardous materials and waste in the workplace to include reference to material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  12. Examine the control and associated risks of a range of health and safety issues to include noise, sound, fumes, dust or any vocationally specific work issue
  13. Explain the typical contents of a first aid kit and their appropriate use
  14. Examine a range of issues related to infection control to include conditions for the growth and development of micro-organisms, routes of infection, symptoms, illhealth, preventative measures and emergency procedures for suspected contamination
  15. Investigate risk factors in relation to safety to include hazards, work environments, work practices, effects of medication, drink and drugs
  16. Interpret a range of safety signs in the workplace
  17. Promote safe and healthy working practices in relation to oneself, others and the workplace
  18. Outline risk factors in relation to health to include stress, lifestyle, diet, illness
  19. Outline the role of diet and exercise in the promotion of good health.

Assessment / Examinations:

Assignment 60%

Examination - Theory 40%

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Access
Online Anytime Own Pace 12 Months to Complete