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Health & Industrial Hygiene

Health and Industrial Hygiene Courses

Prepare yourself for entry into the World of Work in Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana and Suriname.
 
Desk-based e-learning is now the method of choice for most public and private sector businesses to deliver essential health and safety training to their office staff. It provides individual users with the flexibility to decide where and when they do their training. And it gives you the data you need to decide what further actions, if any, need to be taken.
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Desk Based e-Learning Courses

COSHH Awareness               

Our COSHH Training course provides your staff with the necessary information to ensure your organisation is compliant with COSHH regulations. COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. They will learn how to recognise potential hazards and put in place control measures for using them. 

Topics Covered:

  • Describe the different routes, effects and timescales of harm done to the body by hazardous substances 

  • Explain how labelling and other documentation gives information about hazardous substances 

  • Discuss the basic principles of handling and storage 

  • List measures employers must take to protect workers 

  • Identify further information and safety measures that must be provided by employers 

 

This course is accredited by Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

 

First Aid Refresher Course 

This First Aid Refresher course provides a reminder of the core principles and skills required for basic first aid. It tops up first Aiders’ knowledge, helping to boost their confidence and put them in the best position to act quickly and appropriately in the event of a workplace incident.  

Topics Covered:

  • Reinforce previous learnings 

  • Maintain basic first aid skills 

  • Learn of any changes to procedure 

  • Learn useful acronyms for remembering the order of first aid processes 

  • Feel renewed confidence in knowledge of how to act in a variety of situations 

  • Put learnings to test

 

This course is accredited by Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).



Display Screen Equipment Training Course for Agile Workers Course

This Display Screen Equipment Training course (DSE) will give participants the opportunity to encounter common health and wellbeing risks and learn to make appropriate decisions about how and where to work. Users are taken on an interactive, personalised journey through a range of situations typically faced by agile workers.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify typical agile working risks in relevant environments

  • Recognise appropriate working environments and set-ups depending on the task

  • Analyse the risks of using display screen equipment

  • Understand best practice for using laptops

  • Establish risks in an office environment

  • Understand best practice for hot-desking

  • Gain awareness of work-related stress and wellbeing

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited.

Conflict Resolution Training Course

Our Conflict Resolution Training course helps users to effectively deal with the conflict they may face at work, particularly for those working in a customer-facing role or who deal with potentially challenging situations. This conflict management training course will inform your staff of the potential causes of conflict and how they can de-escalate or retain control of a situation, through to safely resolving potential conflicts before they reach crisis point. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe common causes of conflict 
  • Identify some of the early signs of conflict 
  • Explain how to de-escalate and retain control of a situation 
  • Discuss how to safely resolve potential conflicts 

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited.

Returning to Work Safely - Coronavirus Awareness  & Homeworking Essentials

With businesses restarting and focusing on returning to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve all heard a lot about the “new normal” but what might that look like for staff in your workplace? For many people, there is likely to be a level of anxiety associated with going back to work after the lockdown. This course will address many of the concerns your staff might have and offers tips on how to keep safe in the post-COVID-19 workplace.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the different risk categories and how to navigate them
  • Recognise the challenges of travelling to work and ensure employees can decide what’s best for them
  • Establish the key prevention strategies in the workplace
  • Identify common touch points and recognise new signage in the workplace
  • Understand how, where and when to take breaks during the working day
  • Gain awareness of homeworking best practices

Display Screen Equipment Training Course for Office Workers

Our Display Screen Equipment Training Course (DSE) educates employees on how to maintain correct posture and sitting positions while using a computer at work. This ensures that they avoid back, shoulders and neck problems and other issues like repetitive strain syndrome, promoting safe and comfortable workstation practices.  

Topics Covered:

  • Identify the main risks of using display screen equipment
  • Know how to set up workstations and environments to avoid these risks
  • Be aware of the risks of using hand-held technology
  • Understand the benefits of moving more at work
  • Use laptops in a healthier way
  • Understand their entitlements as employees
  • Know who to contact to report a problem

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited.

 

Workplace Wellbeing Training Course

Our Workplace Wellbeing Training course helps to recognise stress and encourages people to look at their home and work life to identify potential problems. It provides a starting point to pinpoint areas of improvement and how employees can manage them better. The workplace wellbeing course also provides practical information and tips on how to improve coping mechanisms with stress at work and home. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify causes and symptoms of stress 

  • Describe some of the effects of stress 

  • Explain some of the ways to control pressures at work 

  • Identify ways to manage stress 

Legionella Awareness Course 

Discover what legionella is, where it can be found and why it poses such a risk in this short  Discover what legionella is, where it can be found and why it poses such a risk in this short but comprehensive legionella training course. Employees will  gain a good understanding of their responsibilities, how to carry out a legionella risk assessment and what to do next. The legionella awareness training takes users through important health and safety considerations, giving them an awareness of the potential hazards caused by legionella in an easily accessible format. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand what legionella is, and the diseases associated with it.

  • Understand who has what responsibilities.

  • Identify typical legionella risks in the workplace.

  • Know what to include in a legionella risk assessment.

  • Be aware of what further action needs to be taken, if any.

  • Know how to prevent and control legionella risk.

  • Understand best practice for using laptops.

  • Understand best practice for hot-desking.

 

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited.

New and Expectant Mothers Safety Awareness

Our New & ExpectantMothers Safety Awareness course covers the key considerations that need to be made to ensure the workplace is safe for pregnant women and new mothers. Employers have an obligation to make provisions for expectant or new mothers in the workplace by ensuring that risk assessments are up to date and particular job functions can be adequately managed. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the legal duties placed on employers when managing a new or expectant mother 
  • Know what duties an employee has to their employer 
  • Have a clear understanding of general workplace risks and controls to mitigate them 
  • Understand how your health and lifestyle can affect your work life

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited.

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