Health and Safety for Security Officers Course

By:  16/03/2012
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Over 200 people are killed each year in accidents at work and over one million people are injured. Over two million suffer illnesses caused by, or made worse by, their work. The aim of this unit on Health and Safety is to explain the role Security Officers have to play in terms of Health and Safety in the workplace. Once you have completed this unit, you will be able to: Define the main areas of Health and Safety legislation. Explain the responsibilities of the employer, employees and self employed. Identify typical risks, hazards and spillages. Describe safety signs and signals. Explain the term ‘Manual Handling’. State the precautions to be taken against HIV, Hepatitis and other infectious diseases. List the items of protective clothing that may be needed by the Security Officer. This course is 1 hour long and covers the following topics: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 Employers’ Responsibilities Under the Act Employees’ Responsibilities Under the Act Risks, Hazards and Spillages Risk Assessment Cost of Accidents Violence Towards Staff Safety, Signs and Signals Manual Handling Operations RIDDOR Precautions Against HIV and Hepatitis Personal Protective Equipment

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