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Every year in the UK people are killed whilst working in confined spaces. Accidents occur across a broad range of industries, and rescuers operating without proper training or equipment are frequently among the victims.
Job Analysis, Job Descriptions and Person Specifications Job analysis, job descriptions and person specifications sound like three pretty dry subjects! But think about it – employing the wrong person can be a costly and stressful business. Many disastrous recruitment decisions have resulted from getting just one key element of the recruitment and selection process wrong.
The Online Managing Safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. The course content is designed to give managers all they need to know to help them handle health and safety in the area under their responsibility.
Making sure you select the correct candidate to fill your vacancy is a crucial part of the recruitment process. If your job advertisement has been successful, you will have a large and unmanageable amount of candidates from which to choose.
Having completed this course the learner will be able to: • Recognise, and be committed to, the importance of listening skills as a critical factor in improving personal communication and people management • Relate to the human communication process when considering why a communication has proved ineffective Everyone likes to think they are a good listener. The fact is, however, that most people ‘hear’, but do not ‘listen’.
Having completed this course the learner will be able to: • Identify the best source of candidates for specific job vacancies • Design and place successful job advertisements Achievement of the learning outcomes means that the learner will be in a position to analyse job vacancies and come to objective conclusions about their nature. They will also be able to express these conclusions in the form of an accurate job description and person specification.
More than one third of all reportable ‘Over Three Day’ injuries, and nearly 10% of‘Major Injuries’ are associated with manual handling – the transporting or supportingof loads by hand or by bodily force. Many injuries are not immediate and obvious, but are cumulative resulting from repeated exposure to manual handling operations.
Effective recruitment means having the right person in the right place at the right time. It sounds easy doesn’t it? But recruiting the right person takes effort and, in the long run, is crucial to organisational performance.
Module 1: • An introduction to the course and the principles of Introducing ‘Working Safely’ why working safely is important
Having completed this course the learner will be able to identify feelings and attitudesby interpreting key bodily postures, gestures and how people use proxemics. This course looks in detail and the postures, gestures and proxemics that, when interpreted correctly, provide an invaluable insight into how someone is feeling, regardless of what they may be saying at the time.
Stress is now recognised globally as a condition that can affect all categories of workers, in all types of jobs and living in all types of social environments. It is also recognised as a major contributor to behaviour change, psychological dysfunction and serious health problems.
Employers run a great risk if they fail to ensure that all applicants and candidates for employment are treated fairly and equally. This risk results from the legal responsibilities that must be met when recruiting and selecting employees – responsibilities that were clearly laid out in the Equality Act 2010.
As modern society has discovered, women have the ability to perform with equal skill and success in virtually every field engaged in by men, from employment to sport. Yet discrimination on the basis of sex has a long history and its residual effects still operate to keep the pay of many women lower, and opportunities fewer, than those available to men.
Discriminatory attitudes, inaccurate assumptions and stereotypes lead to qualified and capable disabled people with disabilities being denied job opportunities available to the fully abled others. Statistics from the Government’s Labour Force Survey reveal that significantly fewer disabled people of working age have jobs, compared to those without impairments, and those that do have jobs are less well paid on average than those who are not impaired.
Many businesses use hazardous substances as part of the process of manufacture, whilst some produce such substances as a result of those processes. By definition, such substances can cause harm to employees, contractors and other people.
Musculoskeletal Disorders are the most common cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain. This risk assessment will enable managers and users to understand the risks associated with manual handling and take appropriate measures to reduce them.
Welcome to this course on Information Governance. Information Governance is about confidentiality of personal information and handling information in a secure manner within your organisation.
Asbestos has often been called ‘the hidden killer’ - indeed the word asbestos today conjures up a genuine fear of irreversible damage to health. This is borne out by statistics which suggest that asbestos is probably the biggest occupational killer in the UK.
Online Delivery – A New Approach to Basic Health and Safety Training Module 1: • An introduction to the course and the principles of
For many managers the ideas of conducting performance appraisal fills them with dread. This is unfortunate, as performance appraisal is a crucial element of the overall performance management process and, as such, generates many benefits for the individual, the line manager and the organisation.