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Essentials of Safety

Understanding the “Safety Essentials” and applying them in your workplace is a fundamental part of any successful workplace safety program.

About the course:

This Essentials of Safety program has been produced to explain the “Safety Essentials” of workplace safety. It identifies what the essentials are, why it is important to keep them in mind, the reasons behind them, and how a good understanding of these “Safety Essentials” can help in preventing serious workplace accidents.

The program commences by addressing the importance of workplace safety and the possible consequences of workplace accidents, including the direct and hidden costs to individuals and organizations.

Essentials of Health and Safety Course Topics:

The program is broken down into four main sections, each section covers one of the four “safety essentials”.

  • Section One – This section addresses the fundamental question of exactly how you can be harmed in the workplace.
  • Section Two – There are some fundamental expectations that every organisation has of its employees in matters related to safety. This section details the ten rules and principles that everyone should know.
  • Section Three – This section covers correct manual handling techniques with emphasis placed on lifting and carrying, and
  • Section Four – Addresses what should happen in different emergency situations.

Video Running Time:
15 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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