Working Environment & Occupational Health

Main Topics of Study:

  • Workplace Environment – Temperature / Lighting / Fresh Air / Humidity / Drinking Water / Welfare & WC
  • Hours of Work – Working Time Directive / Shifts and Breaks / Driving
  • Asbestos – Associated Risks / Asbestos Related Diseases / Duty Holders / Types of Asbestos Survey / Premises Register and Management / Removal & Air Monitoring / Waste disposal
  • Electricity – Systems and Equipment Maintenance / Portable Appliances / Inspection and Testing / Live Working
  • Gas Safety – Installation / Maintenance / Inspection / Installer Accreditation
  • Food Safety – Food-borne Illness / Hygiene / Training / Vending Machines
  • Vibration – Effects of Hand transmitted vibration / HAVS / Tool and Machinery selection and Maintenance / Vibration Assessment Training / Surveillance
  • Drugs and Alcohol - Causes of Substance Abuse / Policy on drugs or alcohol in the Workplace / Screening and monitoring / How to recognise potential problems / Taking Action
  • Health Surveillance – Criteria for Undertaking Surveillance / Conditions which should be monitored / Techniques and Surveillance Systems
  • Work Related ill health – Stress / Occupational Asthma / Occupational Dermatitis Legionnaires Disease / Leptospirosis / MSDs