Training Services

Safety and Health Committee training is statutory as cited in the Factories and Other Places of Work (Safety and Health Committees) Rules, 2004. This course is meant to enable learners understand their safety and health roles at the workplace either as an employee, safety and health committee member, safety and health committee secretary or safety and health committee chairperson.

The curriculum is in accordance with guidelines provided by the Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health ( DOSHS ).

 

SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE TRAINING COURSE CONTENT

     1. Occupational Safety and Health Management

  • Safety and Health Management
  • Health and safety committee rules
  • Occupational accidents
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Safe work procedures
  • Workplace inspection techniques

      2.    Occupational Safety

  • Machinery safety:
  • Construction Safety
  • Docks rules for ports and harbours L. N. No.306/1962
  • Plant Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Electrical Safety

      3.    Occupational Hygiene

  • Chemical safety
  • Workplace health hazards
  • Methods of controlling workplace hazards

      4.    Occupational Health

  • Stress at work
  • First Aid Management
  • HIV/AID Awareness
  • Alcohol And Drug Abuse

 

Occupational First Aid training is aimed at equiping learners with knowledge and skills that enable them to attend to casualties before advanced help arrives. This is also a statutory course for workplaces as cited in the Factories (First-Aid) Rules, 1977.

The curriculum is in accordance to the Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSHS).

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID COURSE CONTENT

 

1. Introduction to Occupational First Aid

2. Legislation

3. Bleeding emergencies and treatment of minor injuries

  • Nose bleeding,
  • Arterial bleeding
  • Bleeding from injured veins,
  • Internal bleeding

4. Management of amputations

  • Fingers,
  • Hand,
  • Arm,
  • Toes,
  • Leg,
  • Foot

5. Management of Fractures

  • Neck and skull fracture,
  • Jaw fracture,
  • Limbs fracture,
  • Rib fracture,

6. Eye Injuries

  • Foreign object in the eye,
  • Perforation of the eye,
  • Cut of the eye,
  • Allergies from contact with chemicals,
  • Contact with corrosive chemicals,
  • Injuries due to radiation,
  • Heat burn,
  • Injury from a blow

7. Ear Injuries

8. Burns and Scalds

  • Chemical burns from corrosive chemicals,
  • Direct burns,
  • Burns from contact with hot objects,
  • Scalds from hot liquids,
  • Electrical burns.

9. Unconsciousness

  • Causes and treatment

10. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

11. Gassing Emergencies

12. First aid to people with special problems

  • Asthmatic persons,
  • Epileptic persons,
  • Diabetic persons,
  • Hypertensive stroke,
  • Obstetrical emergencies

13. Ingestion of corrosive and toxic substances

14. Lifting and carrying casualties

15. Precautions to be taken against contracting HIV/AIDS

while giving first Aid

16. Requirements under the First Aid Rules – LN 160/1977

17. Shock

  • Causes and Treatment.

18. Animal and Insect Bites

19. Emergency Preparedness and Response

Fire safety training equips learners with knowledge and skills in fire prevention, protection as well as management of fire related compliance matters at the workplace. It is a statutory course and is part of compliance according to the
Factories and Other Places of Work (Fire Risk Reduction) Rules, 2004.

FIRE SAFETY TRAINING COURSE CONTENT

  •  Introduction to fire safety
  • Fire Laws, Legislation and regulations
  • Nature and chemistry of fire
  • Fire classification in accordance with ISO /TR9122-1
  • Fire Laws, Legislation and regulations
  • Fundamentals of fire prevention
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire detection and control
  • Fire safety policies management
  • Fire safety equipment and their uses
  • Maintenance of fire safety equipment
  • Planning for fire emergency
  • Planning for the fire aftermath
  • Fire investigation
  • Fire hazards at the workplace
  • Live demonstration and appliance use
  • Fire drill coordination
  • Question time/Assessment

This course aims to equip the participants with the necessary skills on procedures to be followed during handling and storage of hazardous materials and substances

CONTENT:

  1. Introduction to hazmat
  2. Hazardous materials regulations (HMR)
  3. Exposure to Hazards
  4. Hazardous substances, classes and divisions
    1. Explosives
    2. Gases
    3. Flammable liquids
    4. Oxidizer
    5. Poisons
    6. Radioactive
    7. Corrosive
    8. Miscellaneous
  5. Transport classification of  hazardous substances
  6. Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and Hazardous Materials Information System (HMIS)
  7. Recognition means of hazardous materials
  8. Shipping procedures, marking, placarding and labelling
  9. Performance oriented packaging and general packing requirements
  10. Loading and unloading
  11. Accidents and Incident handling

At the end of the course the participant will gain skills and knowledge to handle environmental issues to ensure proper environmental management and sustainability.

Content

  • Introduction to Environmental Management
  • Stakeholders and roles
  • Legislation
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Environmental Health
  • Planning and Building Development Management
  • Waste management
    • Solid Waste
    • Liquid waste
    • Hazardous waste
    • Electronic waste
  • Land use and Soil management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • ISO 14001
  • Pollution and pollution control
  • Air
  • Water
  • Soil
  • Energy Management
  • Sustainability
  • Spatial Planning and Urban Design
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Emerging trends in Environmental management

SCAFFOLDING, LADDER SAFETY AND WORK AT HEIGHT TRAINING:

 TARGET GROUP:  Construction workers and Supervisors, Health and Safety officers 

OBJECTIVE: By completing this course participants will be able to, Identify the importance of preventing falls from ladders and scaffolds, Recognize fall hazards associated with ladder and scaffold use and Identify work practices for using ladders and scaffolds safely.

By completing this course participants will be able to understand safety and health regulations and consensus standards applicable to the construction industry and understand minimum requirements for safety and health construction activities.

The course aims to equip the participants with the skills
and knowledge necessary to assess the hazards presented by the use of
chemicals in their workplace and to be able to identify the controls required.

This course is suitable for sprayers, chemical store managers, spray supervisors and handlers within the chemical chain.

The overall purpose of the training Programme is to enhance the gender-responsive planning of key institutions and the management skills of their employees, so that they can more effectively play their part in implementing gender-sensitive development policies

GENDER DEVELOPMENT AND MAINSTREAMING COURSE CONTENT

Introduction to Gender and Development

  • The Concept of Gender and Development
  • Gender Dynamics and Development
  • Exploring Attitudes towards Gender
  • Basic Gender Concepts and Terminology
  • Social Construction of Gender

Gender Roles and Relations

  • Gender Roles
  • Types of Gender Roles
  • Gender Roles and Relationships Matrix
  • Gender-based Division and Valuation of Labour

Gender Development Issues

  • Identifying Gender Issues
  • Gender Sensitive Language
  • Gender and Governance
  • Gender and Human Rights
  • Gender Statistics

Gender Analysis and Policy Development

  • Variables used in Generating Data
  • Gender Analysis Frameworks
  • Gender Analysis Tool
  • How to do a Gender Analysis
  • Gender and Policy Development
  • Emerging Lessons on Mainstreaming Gender in National Policy Frameworks

Gender Mainstreaming

  • Gender Mainstreaming as a Strategy
  • Historic Overview of Gender Mainstreaming
  • The Concept of Gender Mainstreaming
  • Approaches to Gender Mainstreaming and Integration
  • Methods and Strategies of Gender Mainstreaming
  • The Role of Men in Gender Mainstreaming
  • Challenges to Effective Gender Mainstreaming
  • Gender Mainstreaming and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
  • Gender Mainstreaming Best practices

Gender Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Gender Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Integrating a Gender Dimension into Monitoring and Evaluation

OBJECTIVES: To enable the organization to develop Quality objectives which may be established to measure the performance of products; processes; customer satisfaction; suppliers; use of resources; and the overall performance and effectiveness of the QMS. Quality objectives may be established for all QMS processes.

CONTENT:

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System
  • Management Responsibility
  • Resource Management
  • Product Realization
  • Measurement Analysis and Improvement
  • Accreditation & Certification process
  • Audit management
  • Nonconformity Reports
  • Corrective Action Process
  • Approach to the audit
  • Performing an audit
  • Reporting