Chemicals are a fact of life. All living things are made from chemicals...MORE INFO
Chemicals are a fact of life.
All living things are made from chemicals and in fact we depend on chemistry for our very existence.....everything from the ground we walk on , to the air we breathe is made from chemicals and chemical compounds.
Every workplace, office, factory, warehouse or plant, uses chemicals to some extent or other. Chemicals range from mild cleaning agents through to highly corrosive, flammable and poisonous substances that are used for different processes and applications.
This program includes:
The safe handling and storage of all chemicals regardless of where they are used requires a commitment by everyone to follow safe work procedures. The realisation of the risks and an ongoing program to minimise the hazards will reduce accidents and make your workplace a safer workplace.
RUNNING TIME: 15 Minutes
Slips, trips and falls are a major category of workplace accidents and...MORE INFO
Slips, trips and falls are a major category of workplace accidents and result in a significant number of injuries.
The three most important factors contributing to the occurrence of slips, trips and falls are:
By following some basic safety principles the accidents and injuries that result from slips, trips and falls can be dramatically reduced.
This programs looks at all the key hazards associated with slips, trips and falls, including:
The program is suitable for all workplace personnel.
RUNNING TIME: 9.00
In simple terms a risk assessment requires the identification of workplace...MORE INFO
In simple terms a risk assessment requires the identification of workplace hazards and an evaluation of the risks they present.
The purpose of an overall workplace risk assessment is to establish whether the level of risk arising from workplace activities is acceptable, or whether additional measures need to be taken to control workplace hazards to further reduce or remove unacceptable risks.
The program includes the following Elements of a Risk Assessment:
Regardless of the hazards present, the proper application of the risk assessment process will result in a safer workplace.
RUNNING TIME: 18 minutes
What is manual handling? Simply, manual handling is the movement of items...MORE INFO
Simply, manual handling is the movement of items by human energy.
Manual handling includes lifting, holding, pushing, pulling, shifting and lowering. In fact, any form of human exertion could be included – with or without the use of mechanical aids.
The steps to deal with manual handling can often be addressed by following through a series of questions. This process, the hierarchy of control measures asks the following:
Manual handling contributes directly to a significant percentage of work related accidents and injuries. Manual handling is an issue that must be addressed as an ongoing subject in the workplace.
RUNNING TIME: 12 Minutes
There are laws and regulations that require the investigation and...MORE INFO
There are laws and regulations that require the investigation and reporting of certain types of accidents. Insurance requirements also lead to many Accident Investigations as do potential claims at common law. However, from an Occupational Health & Safety point of view, the main aim of Accident Investigations is not to fulfil these legal and insurance obligations, but rather to prevent recurrences of the same or similar accidents.
Accident Investigations therefore should be regarded as an important part of accident prevention.
This program covers:
Learning why and how accidents occur is fundamental to making improvements in both working conditions and operational methods.
The Accident Investigation process will reduce the number of workplace accidents and should be regarded as an important component of any workplace health and safety strategy.
RUNNING TIME: 12 Minutes
Falls represent the largest single cause of accidental death in the...MORE INFO
Falls represent the largest single cause of accidental death in the workplace.
About 40% of these falls result in falling from one level to another, many from ladders. Many of these falls are serious, but more importantly, many could have been avoided if safety procedures were followed.
This program looks at the selection and safe use of ladders in the workplace.
The following areas are covered:
This program has been designed for general training for all personnel who use ladders.
RUNNING TIME: 14 Minutes