Occupational Health Stay Well At Work

Cost, location & dates:
Variable. See How to book below
Duration: 1 day
Funding: See Grants and funding below
Mandatory entry requirements: See Mandatory entry requirements below

This course is suitable for for anyone who is involved with occupational health issues

You will learn about how to stay healthy at work and of potential health risks faced by construction workers.

This course can be booked by employers and take place at or near their place of work. See How to book below.

Course content

On completing the course you will have an understanding of:

  • Occupational health issues.
  • How changing attitudes towards health risks at work can benefit the workforce.

The course consists of six half-day modules:

  • Module 1: Lifestyle
    Consider the common lifestyle decisions that affect the future health and wellbeing of you and your family.
  • Module 2: Noise 
    Find out how the human ear works and discover steps you can take to protect your hearing.
  • Module 3: Vibration 
    Investigate the hazards and risks caused by vibration from hand-held tools, plus how to reduce its effect.
  • Module 4: Breathing 
    Learn to recognise and avoid the substances and circumstances that trigger respiratory problems.
  • Module 5: Skin 
    Examine the diseases that affect the body’s largest organ.
  • Module 6: Musculoskeletal disorders 
    Look at the health impact caused by injuries to the muscles, joints, tendons or spinal discs and learn how to manage their effect.

Teaching and assessment

This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies and group discussion.

Qualifications you gain

  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
  • You'll need a valid form of ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence. See accepted forms of ID.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

How to book

This course can be booked by employers to train groups of workers. You can have between 6 and 16 people on a course.

We deliver the course at your work premises or at a venue you choose. 

To book call your local NCC contact:

Scotland, North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and Humber

0300 456 7908

London, the South East, South Central, South West England

0300 456 7856

East & West Midlands, East Anglia, Wales

0300 456 7766

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

 
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