Work Health and Safety
Description of the course: This training course in “ Work Health and Safety” is based on the idea that safety is everyone’s responsibility. It is designed to help participants look at safety in a new way, so they can help themselves and their co-workers work safely. During the program participants develop their safety awareness and talk with others about all aspects of safety. This course includes practical lessons, field works, cultural visits, technical visits, meeting with experts. Many practical tools and materials for trainers will be supplied and at the end certificates will be delivered, as requested in Erasmus Plus Programme.
The course aims to provide participant with:
- How to know the warning signs
- How to help people in case of emergency
- What to do in case of natural disasters
- Know the risk factors
- Know the measures of prevention and protection
- Learn methods of first aid
- How to prevent health risks
Methodology: In the framework of Erasmus Plus Programme, we are going to develop our courses based in both formal and informal education methodologies. We’ll start with an introduction of the new methodology and also with a theoretical approach. In order to stimulate the active participation of the participants we will use dynamic activities, like: study cases, conferences with experts, discussions in the classroom with directors of private institutes, guidelines, technical visits to the laboratories.
1stDay: Transfer from the airport to accommodation and room allocation. Welcome Meeting. Rules applicable in Italy, information about the city and general information about the Programme. Managing participant’s expectations about the “School Safety” course, Walking tour of historic city.
2ndDay: Introduction to Italian Work Health and Safety. Meeting with an expert on Work Health and Safety. Lesson on fire safety, and how to read the signs of Safety.
3rd Day: First Lesson: What to do in case of earthquake. How to get out of the workplace, how to maintain control during emergency.
4th Day: Meeting with a structural engineer who will explain what are the strategic points to save, where you have to put in case of earthquake / a fire and why. He will explain escape routes, safety signs, point of collection, collective protective measures, and areas at risk.
5th Day: Meeting with a psychologist who will explain to the participants how to maintain control in an emergency situation, how to control emotions and how to calm the others during an evacuation. Psychologist will explain too: How to manage stress at work.
6th Day 7thDay: Free time for individual research or optional cultural activities.
8th Day: Meeting with a firefighter who will advise participant how to save in case of natural disasters. How to behave in case of floods. What to do in case of a landslide. What to do in case of tornadoes.
9thDay: Meeting with some volunteers of the Italian Red Cross. Lesson in first aid. What should contain a first aid kit.
10th Day: Visit to a Local Health Center. Meeting with experts who will explain the risks of health at work and how to prevent them.
11th Day: Second Lesson: General protection measures. Obligations of the employer. Risk assessment. Priority of collective protection measures over individual ones. Planning of prevention.
12th Day: Verification test. Evaluation of the Training Course. Certificate Ceremony and overall evaluation meeting with the host organization and the beneficiaries.
13th Day: Free time for individual research or optional cultural activities.
14th Day: Preparing for departure.