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Health and Safety

By Michael Sharman
4 Lessons
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An example course on safety compliance information

Health and Safety Lessons

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  1. Introduction and Overview
  2. Slips, trips and falls
  3. Personal Protective Equipment
  4. Safe lifting

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Health and Safety course excerpts

Introduction and Overview

An Introduction to your course on Health and Safety in the workplace.

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Introduction to Health and Safety in the workplace

Module overview Tap to view the topics we will be covering over the length of this course. Housekeeping Slips, Trips and Falls Personal Protective Equipment Safe lifting

Scoring Heads up! This course is scored. You will need to earn 80% of the available stars in each lesson to pass. Be aware the ability to go backwards and restart the lesson part way through are disabled in these scored lessons!

Other examples of important housekeeping tasks: • Remove nails from timber and stack in appropriate areas. • Operators of plant and equipment must ensure they do not compromise safe access and egress. • People or equipment must be prevented from falling into openings, trenches and from scaffolding, etc. • Scrap and waste material must be removed as soon as practical from work areas. • Keep the floors and walkways free of materials, timber, boxes, equipment and rubbish.

Personal Protective Equipment

The importance of using PPE

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Safe lifting

How to execute an effective and safe lift

Health and Safety Course - Lesson Excerpt

Approaching a Lift Step 1 – Plan for the lift. Consider the task duration, the layout of the work environment and experience of lift participants. Make sure your route is clear.

Approaching a Lift Step 2 – Get in position. Stand close to the load with yout feet apart creating a stable base for lifting.

Approaching a Lift Step 3 – Begin lift Bend at the knees and keep your back straight.

Approaching a Lift Step 4 – Pick up the object Get a firm grip and move the object close to the body.

Approaching a Lift Step 5 - Lift Always lift smoothly (do not jerk). Where possible exert force in a forward or backward motion, as movements such as twisting, bending and overreaching will increase the risk of injury.

Approaching a Lift Step 6 – Manoeuvre the object Always keep arms and load close to your body when turning.

Approaching a Lift Step 7 – Lower the object Use the leg muscles to lower the load. Keep your back as straight as possible.

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