Certificate of Professional Development

Workplace Health & Safety

With our CPD in Workplace Health and Safety, you will learn how to protect yourself from permanent injuries and how best to protect your team. This program will provide you with tools and processes to prevent accidents, but also how to handle them if they do occur.

Programme structure:

Course 1: Planning for Workplace Safety

Being safe at work has many benefits for yourself as an employee and for the organization that you are a part of. This course takes a look at all the tools you need to introduce, and craft, an effective safety plan for your workplace. Along the way you will learn about the particular types of responses and plans to handle incidents/accidents.

Course 2: Workplace Ergonomics: Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics 

Everyday activities like reaching to get supplies off of a shelf, sitting in front of a computer for hours, and moving heavy products around the shop can all take a toll on our bodies. This course will teach you how to make your environment as ergonomic as possible in order to make daily tasks easier on your body and mind.

Course 3: Developing a Safety Procedures Manual

This course shows you how to develop a safety procedures manual by using a variety of tools and techniques. You are going to learn a series of skills for use in developing a manual, including how to flowchart and gather information then take that information and craft an actual procedure. You will also encounter further skills using other methods to build procedures.

Course 4: Safety in the Workplace

Workplace accidents and injuries cost corporations millions of dollars and thousands of hours lost every year. This course will show you how to create a safety culture in your organization and protect your employees.

Course 5: Workplace Health & Safety: The Supervisor’s Role & Responsibilities

If you fill a supervisory role in the workplace, you are going to benefit in several ways from taking this eLearning course. You will gain provide an understanding of your role in organizational health and safety. The course will also help you consider the requirements of due diligence, the rights of workers, supervisor and worker health and safety requirements, employee competency, and the role of Health and Safety Committees. You are also going to learn about your roles in hazard identification and control, accident reporting and investigation and the importance of communicating health and safety information.

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