Every year, more than a million individuals in England and Wales seek emergency or urgent care for brain injuries. Several of these accidents happen at work, especially in high-risk professions like mining and construction. Thus, it is imperative that employees are effectively safeguarded from the leading causes of brain injuries.
This training explains the legal requirements that companies and employees must go by, as well as the practical procedures you need to take while selecting and utilising head protection at work.
- Why head protection is important for companies, what happens if someone suffers a brain injury, who is most at risk, and what laws are in place to control head protection use at work.
- The most typical types of protective headgear worn at work, how safety helmets and bump caps lower the chance of harm, and how to pick the appropriate head protection for your requirements.
- The typical lifespan of safety helmets and bump caps, how to care for them, how to store them and the telltale indicators that they need to be replaced.
- Why employees must abide by workplace head and safety standards, how to create a work environment that prioritises safety, the value of training in fostering compliance, and why certain workers are exempt from the restrictions requiring them to wear head protection.
- This guide to the appropriate use and maintenance of head protection will be helpful to anybody in charge of conducting risk assessments and developing health and safety rules in the workplace.
- This course will assist you in creating thorough training materials for persons working in high-risk industries if you are a health and safety trainer.
- By promoting compliance in the workplace, this training will assist people in supervisory roles in lowering the incidence of accidents.
- You will benefit from understanding more about how wearing head protection reduces your risk of harm if you work in a profession that mandates it.
- This course will be interesting to anyone interested in occupational health because it discusses the causes and effects of head injuries in the workplace.
Unit 01: Why and When do Employees Need to use Protective Headgear
Unit 02: Choosing the Right Head Protection Equipment
Unit 03: How to Maintain and Store Protective Headgear
Unit 04: Training and Compliance
There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.
Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.
Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.
Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.
There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.
The test’s passing score is 70 percent.
If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.