Occupational Safety & Health Refresher Training

Target Audience

People who work in workplaces under the scope of related laws on Occupational Health and Safety

Goal(s)

Creating a healthy and safe environment for employees at their work place, minimizing or even eliminating occupational accidents and work-related diseases, informing employees about their legal rights and obligations, forming appropriate behavior by raising awareness regarding occupational risks, measures to take against such risks as well as overall occupational health and safety.

Scope

Creating a healthy and safe environment for employees at their work place, minimizing or even eliminating occupational accidents and work-related diseases, informing employees about their legal rights and obligations, forming appropriate behavior by raising awareness regarding occupational risks, measures to take against such risks as well as overall occupational health and safety.

Content

1. General topics

a) Information regarding work legislation,

b) Legal rights and responsibilities of the employees,

c) Workplace hygiene and organization,

d) Legal consequences of work accidents and work-related diseases,

2. Health-related topics

a) Reasons of work-related diseases,

b) Principles of disease prevention and implementing protection techniques,

c) Biological and psychosocial risk factors,

d) First aid,

e) Negative impacts of tobacco products and passive effects,

3. Technical topics

a) Chemical, physical and ergonomic risk factors,

b) Lifting and carrying by hand,

c) Flash, explosion, fire and protection from fire,

d) Safe operation of work equipment,

e) Operating vehicles with screens,

f) Dangers & risks of electricity, and measures to be taken,

g) Reasons for work accidents and implementing protection principles & techniques,

h) Signs of safety and health,

i) Use of personal protective equipment,

j) General rules of occupational safety & health, and safety culture,

k) Evacuation and rescue,

4. Other topics
Pertaining to specific employee tasks;

Working at high places, working in enclosed spaces, working in areas with risk of radiation, working with a welder, working using equipment with special risks, possible health risks caused by carcinogens, and so on.

Duration

90 mins.