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    NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work - HSW (English & Arabic)

    Course Objective

    • This new qualification will benefit organizations who are seeking to implement a health and safety management system.
    • It will ensure their workforce and in particular supervisory staff can apply the principles of risk assessment and control of common workplace hazards.
    • Upskilling your workforce in risk assessment can help reduce the number of accidents in the workplace, improving staff morale, and resulting in cost savings for the business.
    The following points shall be discussed in the course:
    • Risk assessment hazards
    • Controlling workplace hazards
    • Fire safety
    • Manual handling safety
    • Work equipment, electrical safety, hazardous substances, and transport.
    • Topics Covered
    • The Foundations of Health and Safety
    • The Responsibility for Health and Safety
    • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment
    • Transport Safety
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Working with Electricity
    • Fire Safety
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Hazardous Substances
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with the Working Environment

    Training delivered by NEBOSH Authorised Learning Partner

    Day 1


    Session 1 - 1.1. The Scope and Nature of Workplace Health and Safety

    • Meanings and Distinctions
    • Group Discussion – Meaning of Accident and Near Miss
    1.2. The Reasons for Practicing Good Standards of Health and Safety
    • Introduction
    • Moral 
    • Legal 
    • Group Activity
    • Financial
    1.3. Enforcement of Health and Safety
    • Health, Safety and Workplace Fire Law and Supporting Guidance 
    • Health, Safety and Workplace Fire Enforcing Agencies/Labour Inspectors
    • Possible Enforcement Options
    • Group Discussion
    1.4. The Sources of Health and Safety Information
    • Internal and External Information The Purpose of Safety Signs
    • A Range of Common Safety Signs
    Session 2 - 2.1. The Health and Safety Roles and Responsibilities of Relevant Parties
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Employers
    • Group Discussion
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Directors, Managers and Supervisors Responsibilities of Workers
    • Responsibilities of the Self-Employed
    • Consultation with Workers/Employees
    2.2. Systems for Managing Health and Safety
    • The Purpose of a Health and Safety Management System
    • The Role and Content of The Health and Safety Policy
    • The Need to Communicate Effectively
    • Group Activity
    • Monitoring Health and Safety Performance
     2.3. How Accidents are Caused
    • The Role and Function of Accident Investigation
    • How to Identify Immediate and Underlying Causes
    • Group Activity
    • The Role and Function of Accident Recording and Reporting
    2.4. Improving Health and Safety Performance
    • Group Discussion
    • Poor Health and Safety Performance
    • Factors which Negatively Affect Health and Safety Performance
    • Improving Safety Performance
    Session 3 - 3.1. The Aim and Objectives of Risk Assessment
    • The Meaning of Hazard, Risk and Risk Assessment
    • Activity – Identifying Hazards
    • Common Workplace Hazards
    • The Aim and Objectives of Risk Assessment
    3.2. Adequate Risk Assessment
    • What Makes an Adequate Risk Assessment?
    • Group Discussion
    3.3. The Stages of Risk Assessment
    • Five Steps to Risk Assessment
    • How to Identify Hazards
    • How to Identify Persons at Risk
    • Group Activity
    3.4. Controlling Health and Safety Risks
    • Hierarchy of Control Measures
    • The Role of Monitoring and Health Surveillance
    • Group Discussion
    Session 4 - 4.1. The General Requirements for Work Equipment
    • Scope of Work Equipment
    • Group Discussion - Provision of Work Equipment
    • Safe Operation of Work Equipment
    • Environmental Considerations
    • Maintenance of Work Equipment
    • Information, Instruction, and Training
    • Safe Use
    • Group Activity - Safe Use
    • End of session summary and close

    Day 2

    5 - 5.1. Overview of previous day training
    5.2. Work Equipment Hazards and Control Hierarchy of Control Measures

    • Hazards and Misuse
    • Activity – Hazards of Machinery
    • The Main Controls in the Use of Work Equipment      
    5.3. Hazards and controls for vehicles
    • Hazards in Vehicle Operations
    • Group Activity
    • Safe Traffic Routes and Safety Signage
    • Management of Vehicle Movements
    • Group Activity – Management of Vehicle Movements
    • Environmental Factors
    • Maintenance of Vehicles
    • Driver Protection and Restraint Systems Means of Segregating Pedestrians and Vehicles Protective Measures for People and Structures Site Rules
    • Driver Competence
    6 - 6.1. Hazards Associated with Working with Electricity
    • Hazards of Electricity
    • Group Activity – Hazards of Electricity
    • Group Discussion – How to extinguish an electrical fire?
    • Group Activity – Risks from Portable Equipment
    6.2.  Control Measures Associated with Working with Electricity
    • Selection and Suitability of Equipment
    • Protective Measures
    • Inspection and Maintenance Strategies
    6.3. The Common Fire Hazards in the Workplace
    • The Causes of Fire
    • Group Activity – The Causes of Fire
    • Classification of Fires
    • Heat Transmission and Fire Spread
    • Common Causes and Consequences of Fires in Workplaces
    7 - 7.1. Fire Risk Assessment
    • The Role and Benefits of Adequate Fire Risk Assessment
    • Matters to be Addressed in Carrying Out the Assessment
    • Group Discussion – Identifying Vulnerable Groups
    7.2. Fire Prevention and Controls
    • Control Measures to Minimise the Risk of Fire in A Workplace
    • Fire Detection, Fire Warning and Fire-Fighting Equipment
    • Emergency Evacuation Procedures
    • Group Discussion – Emergency Evacuation Procedures
    • Shared Premises
    Session 8 - 8.1. Hazards from Manual Handling and Repetitive Activities
    • The Scope of Manual Handling and Repetitive Physical Activities
    • Group Activity – Common Activities
    • Common Activities Involving Manual Handling and/or Repetitive Activities
    • Factors Affecting Risk of Injury
    • Group Activity – Load / Factors Affecting the Risk of Injury
    • Video - Factors Affecting the Risk of Injury
    8.2. Control Measures
    • Avoiding or Minimising the Risks from Manual Handling
    • Avoiding or Minimising the Risks from Repetitive Activities
    • End of session summary and close

    Day 3


    Session 9 - 9.1. Overview of previous day training
    9.2. The Forms and Classification of Hazardous Substances

    • Types of Hazardous Substances
    • Forms of Hazardous Substance
    • Group Activity – Chemicals Used in the Workplace
    • Routes of Entry of Hazardous Substances into the Body
    • The Main Classification of Hazardous Substances
    9.3. Sources of Information
    • Product Labels
    • Manufacturers’ Safety Data Sheets
    Session 10 - 10.1. Hazardous Substance Controls
    • Replacing the Hazardous by Less/Non-Hazardous Alternatives Reducing/Time-Limiting Exposure
    • Total or Partial Enclosure
    • Engineering Control
    • General Ventilation
    • Safe Storage
    • Group Activity – Substances to be Stored Safely
    • Safe Systems of Work
    • Good Personal Hygiene
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Information, Instruction, Training and Supervision
    • The Role of Monitoring and Health Surveillance
    10.2.  Welfare and Work Environmental Issues
    • Welfare Requirements
    • Effects of Exposure to Extremes of Temperature
    10.3. Hazards and Controls for Pedestrians
    • Hazards to Pedestrians
    • Group Activity – Hazards to Pedestrians
    • Control Measures for Pedestrian Hazards
    • Group Discussion – Provision of Information/Training in the Workplace
    • Maintenance of a Safe Workplace
    Session 11 - 11.1. Psychosocial Issues
    • Work-Related Violence
    • Group Activity – Jobs with Higher Risk of Violence
    • Work-Related Stress
    • Group Activity – The Tiger Scenario
    • Substance Misuse
    11.2. The Health Effects and Controls Associated with Noise and Vibration
    • The Effects on Hearing of Exposure to Noise
    • The Effects on the Body of Exposure to Vibration
    • Basic Noise Control Techniques
    • Basic Vibration Control Techniques
    • Health Surveillance
    Session 12 - 12.1. First-Aid Requirements in the Workplace
    • Group Discussion – The Role of First Aid
    • The Role of First Aid
    • Types of First-Aid Training
    • First-Aid Equipment and Facilities
    • Factors Affecting Provision of First Aid
    12.2. Control Measures
    • Avoiding or Minimising the Risks from Manual Handling
    • Avoiding or Minimising the Risks from Repetitive Activities
    • End of session summary and close
    12.3. Review of the course
    12.4. HSW2 – Risk Assessment Activity Review
    • Explain the requirements of the HSW2 practical application
    • Syllabus, practical application paperwork
    12.5. Mock Exam

    • This qualification is for anyone who needs to gain a basic understanding of the principles of workplace health and safety. It's a health and safety qualification for beginners and no prior knowledge of the subject are required.
    The qualification may be particularly relevant for:
    • Team leaders and supervisors.
    • Facilities managers.
    • Anyone wishing to ensure they work safely.

    • Foundations of Health and Safety
    • Responsibility for Health and Safety
    • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment
    • Transport Safety
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Working with Electricity
    • Fire Safety
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with Hazardous Substances
    • Hazards and Controls Associated with the Working Environment
    • Basic Recommended minimum standards of English Equivalent to an International English Language Testing System score of 5.0 or higher in IELTS tests
    • The course will require learners to undertake some research. 
    • They will require at least some access to the Internet resources for this purpose.

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