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Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction
Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction, 'risk' describes the probability and consequences of harm or, at worst, disaster. Risk management involves many stakeholders and integrated management systems help to ensure that safety, quality, environmental and business risks are all managed correctly. The course also looks at emergency preparedness, that is, the management of emergencies and disasters.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- define risk in the most appropriate way, and appreciate the need to prioritise risks
- appreciate the costs of illness associated with workplace activities
- describe in outline the development of models used to explain the cause of incidents and to promote prevention
- recognise the multiple causes contributing to many incidents, and be able to represent them diagrammatically
- illustrate the components of an integrated management system.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Safety, health and environmental management – a risky business!
- 2 Setting priorities
- 3 Analysing incidents
- 4 Integrated management
- 5 Emergency planning
- 5 Emergency planning
- 5.1 Introduction
- 5.2 Why plan?
- 5.3 Emergency planning as a formal requirement
- 5.4 Emergency planning as a public protection activity
- 5.5 Emergency planning as an organisational management function
- 5.6 Business continuity planning
- 5.7 Emergency planning – the process
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15 hours study
Level 3: Advanced
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