Bomb threats and the placement of explosive devices are both actions that...MORE INFO
Bomb threats and the placement of explosive devices are both actions that are designed to strike at the heart of your organisation.
The perpetrators of these crimes have one of two things in mind.....They want to disrupt the normal flow of business creating an atmosphere of anxiety and panic, or they want to injure people and damage property.
This program examines the strategy that should be adopted to deal with either or both of the situations. (Threat or Placement)
This program has been produced to be shown to all personnel who may become involved in a bomb threat incident.
RUNNING TIME: 5 Minutes
There are many reasons why a building, or a group of buildings may need to...MORE INFO
There are many reasons why a building, or a group of buildings may need to be evacuated including:
The larger the building, the more organisation is required to ensure everyone is evacuated effectively and as safely as possible. But regardless of the size or type of building or buildings, or number of employees, every organisation should have a tried and tested evacuation plan.
This program covers:
Every Building must have a tried and tested evacuation plan, and everyone must be familiar with it, and know their role.
RUNNING TIME: 9 Minutes
Most of us are aware that bad lifting and carrying techniques are a major...MORE INFO
All workplaces make use of some sort of Display Screen Equipment. Display...MORE INFO
All workplaces make use of some sort of Display Screen Equipment. Display Screen Equipment, sometimes referred to as DSE, is any device, or piece of equipment that has an alphanumeric or graphic display screen.
Equipment categorised as display screen equipment include:
Tasks requiring prolonged use of display screen equipment can present real hazards to users. Use of that equipment requires proper management to control the hazards and reduce the risks to DSE users.
This program aims to raise awareness of DSE issues in the workplace. By paying close attention to the requirements of the job and the design of the workplace, the threat to individuals’ health and safety at work can be made as small, and the workplace experience made as comfortable, as possible.
RUNNING TIME: 12 Minutes
Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people, the equipment...MORE INFO
Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people, the equipment they use and the physical environment in which they work.
Ergonomics is about the application of the knowledge of this relationship to benefit well-being, performance and improve both short and long term health and safety.
Subjects covered in the program include:
Compromises and often small improvement are the hallmarks of almost every organisation's commitment to ergonomics - however, long term results can be dramatic.
Applied properly, ergonomic principles will improve productivity, morale, health and safety.
This program is suitable for all in the workforce for an introduction to ergonomics and to reinforce the principles that must be employed when addressing ergonomic problems.
RUNNING TIME: 9 Minutes
Most fires have one thing in common, they start small. When a fire is...MORE INFO
Most fires have one thing in common, they start small. When a fire is small it gives the best opportunity to utilise the available fire fighting equipment and extinguish the fire before extensive damage or injuries occur.
Unless you are familiar with how to use different types of fire extinguishers and are able to select the appropriate extinguisher to use you will not be able to safely or confidently extinguish a fire using a portable fire extinguisher.
The program covers:
Being prepared for the possibility of a fire occurring will dramatically increase the chances that it will be controlled both quickly and safely.
RUNNING TIME: 18 Minutes
Fire is one of the most difficult things to control despite our increased...MORE INFO
Fire is one of the most difficult things to control despite our increased ability to create and manage our environment.
It is a fact that approximately 70% of all businesses that suffer from a major fire fail within 3 years. Over 50% do not even re-open.
Almost all office fires start small. With established firefighting procedures and appropriate, well maintained firefighting equipment many fires can be easily controlled.
Topics covered in this program include:
Office fires do happen and a knowledge of what to do should a fire occur in your work area can prevent damage and even save lives.
RUNNING TIME: 10 Minutes
This program has been produced to inform and educate on the safety issues...MORE INFO
This program has been produced to inform and educate on the safety issues that exist in the office environment. It looks at the common and often overlooked hazards that could exist in an average office, and how these hazards can be recognised and controlled to reduce the risks to individuals working in offices.
The program provides:
It’s easy to consider the office a perfectly safe work environment, and forget about the hazards that can exist. Just because you
work in an office, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be concerned for your own health and safety, and that of your colleagues.
DURATION: 12 Minutes
Slips, trips and falls are a major category of workplace accidents and...MORE INFO
Slips, trips and falls are a major category of workplace accidents and result in a significant number of injuries.
The three most important factors contributing to the occurrence of slips, trips and falls are:
By following some basic safety principles the accidents and injuries that result from slips, trips and falls can be dramatically reduced.
This programs looks at all the key hazards associated with slips, trips and falls, including:
The program is suitable for all workplace personnel.
RUNNING TIME: 9.00
Material handling occurs in one way or another in every department of every...MORE INFO
Material handling occurs in one way or another in every department of every business on every working day - it is not surprising that accidents and injuries resulting from incorrect manual handling techniques comprise the largest group of occupational hazards that result in lost time.
This program covers the following:
It is important to understand that of all the manual handling activities that put people at risk, lifting and carrying of objects accounts for 75% of all manual handling accidents and injuries.
The principles of correct lifting and carrying must therefore be an important part of any manual handling training program.
This program has been produced with the general workforce in mind, however, because the principles remain unchanged, regardless of the location, it is a program suitable for a wide audience.
RUNNING TIME: 13 Minutes
What is manual handling? Simply, manual handling is the movement of items...MORE INFO
Simply, manual handling is the movement of items by human energy.
Manual handling includes lifting, holding, pushing, pulling, shifting and lowering. In fact, any form of human exertion could be included – with or without the use of mechanical aids.
The steps to deal with manual handling can often be addressed by following through a series of questions. This process, the hierarchy of control measures asks the following:
Manual handling contributes directly to a significant percentage of work related accidents and injuries. Manual handling is an issue that must be addressed as an ongoing subject in the workplace.
RUNNING TIME: 12 Minutes