Workplace Safety & Compliance

  • 18 Courses | 1h 50m 40s
  • 12 Books | 78h 9m
  • 2 Audiobooks | 2h 33m 15s
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Safety in the workplace is of the utmost importance.  Learn about workplace safety, accident prevention, and about other possible threats in the workplace.

COURSES INCLUDED

COVID-19: A Novel Coronavirus
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that commonly occur in both humans and animals. Most coronaviruses cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses similar to the common cold and flu, and sometimes lower-respiratory tract illnesses, such as pneumonia or bronchitis. Most people will experience a type of common human coronavirus in their lifetime. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel coronavirus caused by the human body's reaction to the strain of the virus known as SARS-CoV-2. It currently has no cure or preventative vaccine.
1 video | 27m
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Back Safety and Injury Prevention
Back injuries are all to common on the job. To help minimize back injuries, it is important to raise awareness of workplace hazards that can cause back injuries and to equip employees to protect themselves from preventable back injuries. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
1 video | 6m
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Ergonomics for Safety
Being familiar with musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors and the the key components of an ergonomics program provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
1 video | 6m
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Ergonomics Impact: Computer Ergonomics
Computer Ergonomics is a science which explains the apt neutral posture to be maintained while working on a computer workstation. Recognizing proper ergonomic setup for computer workstations ensures better comfort and productivity, and minimizes undue stress on different body parts. This Ergonomics Impact explores the need for neutral posture when using a computer workstation and helps to understand what a best neutral posture is. In this Impact series installment, Frank Rooney explains the concept of computer ergonomics.
2 videos | 6m
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Ergonomics Impact: Furniture and Equipment
Ergonomics is a process of designing jobs that are suitable to the worker that makes employees work comfortably and increase productivity. In this Ergonomics Impact, you will learn about using proper furniture and equipment in a workplace, recognize flooring and lighting concerns, and standards that guide employers in workstation design. In this Impact series installment, Frank Rooney talks about ergonomics in the workplace.
3 videos | 12m
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Infectious Disease Impact: An Overview of Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases kill more people in the world than any other single cause. These diseases are caused by microorganisms and spread through different types of contacts. Drugs can be used to prevent infections but some microorganisms have developed drug resistance. However, by implementing some simple steps, you can protect yourself from infectious diseases. In this impact series, Dr. Ava Dykes talks about an overview of infectious diseases.
2 videos | 6m
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Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact: Minimizing Walking and Working Surface Hazards
Using stairs can be risky if they are built inappropriately. Lack of correct angle, absence of tread or railings are some common reasons of slipping. Also in work areas, there are various risks of falling due to wet or slippery work surfaces. In this Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact series, Leo Old discusses various risks and solutions related to walking and work surfaces and also related to engineering controls to reduce risks.
2 videos | 4m
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Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact: Stairs
Stairs of all types are inherently hazardous and people might fall on them, get hurt, or even get killed in the process. There are several features to consider when determining whether or not the stair is safe for use. In this Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact series, Leo Old talks about identifying safe work practices for using stairs.
2 videos | 3m
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COMPLIANCE IMPACT: Information Security – The Break-In
Given the global nature of commerce and the volume of electronic information routinely exchanged every day, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This Compliance Impact dramatizes how a simple act of carelessness can cause a serious data breach.
7 videos | 4m
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COMPLIANCE IMPACT: Using the Internet – Beware the Share
While the Internet has transformed how we share information, there are potential risks associated with using it in the workplace. You need to protect your own and your company's best interests when using Internet technologies. This Compliance Impact dramatizes some situations where employees' use of the Internet poses a threat to their companies.
6 videos | 5m
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Cybersecurity UK
Lax security practices and poor security awareness on the part of employees can result in security breaches that have serious consequences for organisations. Hackers will take advantage of any vulnerability, and their reach is global.Please note that the course content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Nothing in the course materials shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any jurisdiction's laws. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not establish, an attorney-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Cybersecurity 2
Lax security practices and poor security awareness on the part of employees can result in security breaches that have serious consequences for organisations. Hackers will take advantage of any vulnerability, and their reach is global.This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client or attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Privacy and Information Security
Given the global nature of commerce and the prevalence of the electronic exchange of information, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This course will provide employees in global organisations with a high-level awareness of the regulatory, legal and corporate requirements for handling and protecting personal and sensitive information. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Privacy and Information Security 2
Given the global nature of commerce and the prevalence of the electronic exchange of information, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This course will provide employees in global organisations with a high-level awareness of the regulatory, legal and corporate requirements for handling and protecting personal and sensitive information. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Promoting Diversity and Avoiding Discrimination
The modern workforce is as diverse as the world in which it exists, with employees representing an extraordinary variety of abilities, cultures, ethnicities, beliefs and languages. To leverage the full potential of the workforce, it's important for organisations, managers and employees to evaluate and improve the ways in which they support diversity and inclusion, and help ensure employees are being treated fairly. Please note that the course content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Nothing in the course materials shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any jurisdiction’s laws. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not establish, an attorney-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.
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