The course has five modules and identifies a number of hazards and risk found in the workplace 

Everyone should have an understanding of why they must 'work' safely. 
Business benefits are: 
Greater productivity as fewer hours are lost due to sickness and accidents 
Improved company - wide awareness culture and appreciation for safety measures 
Active staff involvement to improve the workplace 
nationally recognised and respected certification 
Enhanced reputation with the supply chain 
Recognised by CSCS as a Level 1 Award in health and safety in a construction environment 
Introducing working safely 
Defining hazard and risk 
Common hazards  
Improving safety performance 
Protecting our environmen
Defining Hazard and Risk 
Mechanical - moving machinery  
Physical - slips and trips 
Chemical - hazardous substances 
Environmental - fumes, dust 
Biological - waste matter 
Organisational - excessive workloads 
Noise - deafness 
Vibration - hand/arm injury 
Dust - asthma 
Chemicals - dermatitis 
Poor posture - bad back 
Exposure to radiation - skin cancer 
Working conditions - stress 
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