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    NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work - HSW

    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

    Day 1

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

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

    Day 2

    5 - 5.1. Overview ofprevious day training
    5.2. Work Equipment Hazards andControl Hierarchy of Control Measures

    • Hazards and Misuse
    • Activity – Hazards of Machinery
    • The Main Controls in the Use ofWork Equipment      
    5.3. Hazards and controls forvehicles
    • Hazards in Vehicle Operations
    • Group Activity
    • Safe Traffic Routes and SafetySignage
    • Management of Vehicle Movements
    • Group Activity – Management ofVehicle Movements
    • Environmental Factors
    • Maintenance of Vehicles
    • Driver Protection and RestraintSystems Means of Segregating Pedestrians and Vehicles Protective Measures forPeople and Structures Site Rules
    • Driver Competence
    6 - 6.1. HazardsAssociated with Working with Electricity
    • Hazards of Electricity
    • Group Activity – Hazards ofElectricity
    • Group Discussion – How toextinguish an electrical fire?
    • Group Activity – Risks fromPortable Equipment
    6.2.  Control Measures Associated with Working withElectricity
    • Selection and Suitability ofEquipment
    • Protective Measures
    • Inspection and MaintenanceStrategies
    6.3. The Common Fire Hazards inthe Workplace
    • The Causes of Fire
    • Group Activity – The Causes ofFire
    • Classification of Fires
    • Heat Transmission and Fire Spread
    • Common Causes and Consequences ofFires in Workplaces
    7 - 7.1. Fire RiskAssessment
    • The Role and Benefits of AdequateFire Risk Assessment
    • Matters to be Addressed inCarrying Out the Assessment
    • Group Discussion – IdentifyingVulnerable Groups
    7.2. Fire Prevention and Controls
    • Control Measures to Minimise theRisk of Fire in A Workplace
    • Fire Detection, Fire Warning andFire-Fighting Equipment
    • Emergency Evacuation Procedures
    • Group Discussion – EmergencyEvacuation Procedures
    • Shared Premises
    Session 8 - 8.1. Hazards fromManual Handling and Repetitive Activities
    • The Scope of Manual Handling andRepetitive Physical Activities
    • Group Activity – CommonActivities
    • Common Activities InvolvingManual Handling and/or Repetitive Activities
    • Factors Affecting Risk of Injury
    • Group Activity – Load / FactorsAffecting the Risk of Injury
    • Video - Factors Affecting theRisk of Injury
    8.2. Control Measures
    • Avoiding or Minimising the Risksfrom Manual Handling
    • Avoiding or Minimising the Risksfrom 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 HazardousSubstances

    • Typesof Hazardous Substances
    • Formsof Hazardous Substance
    • GroupActivity – Chemicals Used in the Workplace
    • Routesof Entry of Hazardous Substances into the Body
    • TheMain Classification of Hazardous Substances
    9.3. Sources of Information
    • ProductLabels
    • Manufacturers’Safety Data Sheets
    Session 10 - 10.1. Hazardous Substance Controls
    • Replacing the Hazardous byLess/Non-Hazardous Alternatives Reducing/Time-Limiting Exposure
    • Total or Partial Enclosure
    • Engineering Control
    • General Ventilation
    • Safe Storage
    • GroupActivity – Substances to be Stored Safely
    • Safe Systems of Work
    • Good Personal Hygiene
    • Personal ProtectiveEquipment (PPE)
    • Information, Instruction,Training and Supervision
    • The Role of Monitoring andHealth Surveillance
    10.2.  Welfare and Work Environmental Issues
    • Welfare Requirements
    • Effectsof Exposure to Extremes of Temperature
    10.3. Hazards and Controls for Pedestrians
    • Hazards to Pedestrians
    • Group Activity – Hazards toPedestrians
    • Control Measures forPedestrian Hazards
    • Group Discussion –Provision of Information/Training in the Workplace
    • Maintenance of a SafeWorkplace
    Session 11 - 11.1. Psychosocial Issues
    • Work-Related Violence
    • GroupActivity – Jobs with Higher Risk of Violence
    • Work-RelatedStress
    • GroupActivity – The Tiger Scenario
    • SubstanceMisuse
    11.2.The Health Effects and Controls Associated withNoise and Vibration
    • The Effects on Hearing ofExposure to Noise
    • The Effects on the Body ofExposure to Vibration
    • Basic Noise ControlTechniques
    • Basic Vibration ControlTechniques
    • HealthSurveillance
    Session 12 - 12.1. First-Aid Requirements in theWorkplace
    • GroupDiscussion – The Role of First Aid
    • The Role of First Aid
    • Types of First-Aid Training
    • First-Aid Equipment and Facilities
    • FactorsAffecting 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 ofsession summary and close
    12.3. Review of the course
    12.4. HSW2 – Risk Assessment Activity Review
    • Explain the requirements of the HSW2practical application
    • Syllabus, practical applicationpaperwork
    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 is 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 Recommendedminimum standards of English Equivalent to an International English LanguageTesting System score of 5.0 or higher in IELTS tests
    • The course will requirelearners to undertake some research. 
    • They will require atleast some access to the Internet resources for this purpose.

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