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E-654 - Occupational Health

5 days HSE/OCCHEALTHGB
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Safety officers, HSE supervisors, Human Resources personnel, field managers.
Purpose
  • This course provides a thorough understanding of expectations and mandatory requirements regarding occupational health and hygiene.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • identify and assess the basic occupational health hazards in workplace,
  • explain the relevant elements of fatigue management,
  • identify the most important elements and possible impacts of ergonomics and psychosociology at workplace.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.

HEALTH & HYGIENE RISK ASSESSMENT 2 days
  • Basic concepts. Occupational disease concept.
  • Benefits of wellbeing at workplace.
  • Identification of health and hygiene hazards. Hazardous products and Hazcom.
  • Basic assessment of health risks.
  • Health risks basic prevention measures.
  • Medical fitness for work standards. Health surveillance benefits. Vaccination policies.
  • Food and water hygiene.
  • Basics of sickness absence management.
MEDICAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE 1 day
  • Medical emergency evacuation plan.
  • Clinics requirements. Human and material resources.
ERGONOMICS & APPLIED PSYCHOSOCIOLOGY 1.5 days
  • Human factors. Human error. Physical and psychological aspects associated.
  • Ergonomics concept.
  • Movements and postures training.
  • Applied psychosociology elements.
  • Mental health at work. Concept of stress management.
FATIGUE MANAGEMENT 0.5 day
  • Concept and why it is relevant.
  • Sleep and the body clock. Shift work. Patterns of work assessment.
  • Fatigue risk assessment.