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Initial Safety Inspection Course Profile
This course demonstrates how to do an Initial Safety Inspection. The Initial Safety Inspection is the first step in your safety campaign. It reveals the type of risks your business are exposed to and all the areas of concern. It gives you an overview of the risks associated with your type of business. It reveals what is required to ensure a safe and healthy working environment.
An Initial Safety Inspection is also a prominent requirement when you take charge of a department, or become the Supervisor for a new work section.
Unequalled in approach
Unparalleled in content
Researched and tested over three year period
Founded on thirty years’ experience
What will you get out of this course?
1. You will learn how to do an Initial Safety Inspection in your workplace, department or business.
2. You will get some valuable instruments to assist you to do an Initial Safety Inspection
3. You will understand what to look for and what to look at when doing an Initial Safety Inspection
4. You will know the major risk areas of your business where a response is required
5. You will find it easy to apply what you have learned
Your job opportunity in Safety Management
Internationally the demand for a safe working environment and improved safety results increases continually. Safety requirements are getting stricter every day. It requires more professionals and more professionalism. Competing in the international market for customers requires competing in safety. It also means more career opportunities for more competitive safety practitioners.
Value of this course to your career:
Fosters the inquisitive mind
Develops ability to analyse things
Assists you to see the big picture of safety
TRENDS IN SAFETY WILL INCREASE JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Trends in safety identified in various recent articles indicate growth in job opportunities in Safety Management
Increased fines related to workplace safety
Increased emergence of safety departments
Demand for improved safety technology
Mandatory safety training
Increased employee awareness
New requirements of Safety Practitioners demand problem solving skills
“Safety Professionals must be the providers of solutions and the facilitators of safe work performance. The days of being the ones who simply identify problems for others to resolve are quickly disappearing” – Canadian Occupational Safety – The Safety Standard
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Series
The full learning adventure
It consists of a series of twelve individual but connected courses that concludes the basis of your full Health and Safety Program:
HIRA 1: The Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Process
HIRA 2: Do an Initial Safety Inspection
HIRA 3: Identify Exposure Units
HIRA 4: Complete a Baseline Risk Assessment
HIRA 5: Compile a Health and Safety Policy
HIRA 6: Complete a Hazard Identification Exercise
HIRA 7: Compile a Hazard Register
HIRA 8: Compile a Risk Matrix
HIRA 9: Implement Preventative Controls
HIRA 10: Investigate Incidents and Accidents
HIRA 11: Implement Mitigating Controls
HIRA 12: Compile a Safety File
In the end, you will understand Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment as a process, so it is important that you follow the correct sequence of courses during this adventure.
We regard learning through experiencing as critical important. If you apply what you learn in your own working place as you progress, it will add tremendous value to your learning.
Your future in Safety Management
There is a great opportunity for a rewarding career in safety management but there are a few conditions for success:
· You need to understand the technical system and processes in which you oversee the safety
· You must understand the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Process
· You must be able to use critical thinking skills like analyses and evaluation
· You must be able to identify problems and create solutions
· You must have a sound understanding of the relevant issues that affect safety
Considering the trends in safety and the demands on safety practitioners, the aim of learning should be to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Achieving that ideal was part of the objective when this course was designed. The design is also intended to foster the inquisitive and investigative mind, a valuable trait for a safety practitioner to have when doing any inspection or investigation.
Message from the Course Creator
Up until now, (2017) I have spent three years developing this course, researching, thinking, analysing, testing and repeating. I have also done it from a background of thirty years’ experience. I am confident that I present you with a unique course … but I am not one yet! I will continue to improve it because the lives of too many people are at stake. There will be no easing of the drive for continuous improvement.
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Language of instruction: English