Chevron CollegeQQI Safety and Health at Work Module 5N1794

QQI Safety and Health at Work Module 5N1794

Chevron College
€ 295
2 months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Objectives

Obtain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of Health and Safety

Become familiar with the core Health and Safety Legislation

Promote safe working practices

Understand the importance of hazard identification

Understand the importance of risk assessment and the appropriate control measures

Understand the principles of Health and Safety Management

Recognise the legal, financial and moral consequences of poor Health and Safety practices


Assessment Structure

Assignments x 2 (60%)

Theory Based Examination (40%)


Entry Requirements

National Vocational Certificate Level 4 Or Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.


Course Syllabus

Health and Safety Legislation (Common and Statute)

The Health and Safety Authority

The Safety Statement/Safety Manual

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control Measures

Health and Safety Management

Accidents in the workplace

Accident investigation and reporting

Consultation process in the workplace

Manual Handling and Ergonomics

Fire Safety

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Workplace Machinery

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Safe use and Handling of Chemicals

Safety Signage

Safety Audits and Inspections

Environmental Factors

Health Promotion

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