Safety for Home Workers
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Why should you take this course?
An increase in flexible ways of working means that many companies now employ people who work from home some, or all, of the time. This course will help you understand the regulatory requirements around employing home workers. In one comprehensive and cost-effective package it covers Display Screen Equipment (DSE) regulations, fire and electrical safety and many more subjects.
Who is it for?
- New supervisors and managers who are responsible for home workers.
- Supervisors and managers in need of refresher training.
What will be covered?
- Health and safety laws which apply to home workers - where to find more information and help.
- Slip, trip and fall hazards and how to avoid them.
- The risks associated with electricity and how to avoid electric shocks and fires.
- Workstation safety and how to minimise any health risks associated with computer use.
- Poor handling hazards and techniques to reduce the risks.
- Procedures for recording, reporting and investigating accidents and near-misses.
- Basic first aid arrangements and fire escape planning.
- How to identify and minimise the risk of violence or aggressive behaviour.
- Safe driving and safe working procedures to use if visiting customers.
- Safety for Home workers includes a self-assessment tool to help you comply with the DSE Regulations and other requirements under safety law. The data from this assessment is saved into Cardinus' management module PACE allowing you to quickly identify employees who require further help.
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Complementary courses you may wish to consider
For more general health and safety in the workplace training, consider our H&S Induction course, Health and Safety Essentials. For information about handling stress in the workplace, look at Managing Stress at Work and Stress Indicator.
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