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Principles of Occupational Health and Safety

by on January 6, 2015
Posted in Safety

Course Objectives: This course aims at acquainting participants with the principles of occupational health and safety. Ultimately, this course aims at acquainting participants with practical techniques that will help them recognize hazards in the workplace in order to improve reliability and risk and accidents.

 

Who should attend: Junior managers, engineers, supervisors, technicians and skilled control and maintenance specialists. All attendees should have a technical background and/or technical experience and a fair to good command of English.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

 

Lesson 1. Basic Concepts of Safety                                                    

  • Introduction
  • The concept of safety
  • The concept of hazard
  • Definitions and common terms

 

Lesson 2. Risk Management                                                                    

    • Hazard identification
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk control
    • Risk monitoring

 

Lesson 3.Human Reliability                                                                              

 

Lesson 4: Safety Analysis Techniques                                                

3.1 Job Safety Analysis

3.1 Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

 

Lesson 5. Industrial Pollution                                                                            

5-1 Air contamination

5-2 Noise

5-3 Radiation

 

Lesson 6. Manual Handling                                               

6-1 What is manual handling?

6-2 Relevant biological information

6-3 Issues to be considered in manual handling

 

Lesson 7. Mechanical Safety                                                                    

7-1 Machine guarding

7-2 Welding

 

Lesson 8. Electrical Safety                                                                        

 

Lesson 9. Chemical Safety                                                                        

    • Definitions and concepts
    • Hazardous substances management and storage
    • Material safety data sheet

 

Lesson 10. Fire Safety and Emergency Planning                              

    • Terms related to fire hazards
    • How fires start
    • Fire classes
    • How to prevent fires
    • How to extinguish small fires
    • How to evacuate a burning building
    • What to do if someone catches on fire
    • Emergency response planning
    • Documentary

 

Lesson 11. Personal Protective Equipment                                         

    • Hearing protection
    • Eye and face protection
    • Head protection
    • Respiratory protection
    • Hand protection
    • Foot protection
    • Body protection
    • Selection guidelines

 

Lesson 12. Road Safety                                                                              

 

 

Lesson 13. Safety Culture          

 


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