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Workplace health and equality e-learning courses

04/07/2012


Are you up-to-date with health and safety and equality and diversity in the workplace? Find out how you can keep abreast of all the latest policies with these easy e-learning courses.

Thanks to CIH’s partnerships with Housing e-Academy, members can take advantage of a 15% discount on 3 out of 16 e-learning courses.

In this penultimate e-learning blog series find out more about equality and diversity, health and safety in the workplace, personal safety for lone workers and safeguarding for vulnerable adults.

Equality and diversity


Combat all the myths and banish all the fears and misconceptions about equality and diversity with this simple e-learning course.

By the end of the course which should take you around two hours to complete you will know what equality and diversity means, what its impacts are and what the best practices should be in the workplace.

This is a fantastic CPD course which can be completed in stages at your own convenience.

Health and safety in the workplace

Every business has a legal obligation to ensure their employees are safe in the workplace. Health and safety courses should be a high priority for managers and this great e-learning course means you can study around your busy schedules.

Not only can you keep your employees safe you can also lower your business insurance costs if you have health and safety awareness.

You’ll find out about risk assessments, reports and how to control hazards.

Personal Safety for lone workers

There are many risks associated with working in isolation. If you’re left alone or in the company of customers and clients you could face violent attacks. This e-learning course will help you minimise the risks and help you feel safer.

This course will teach you hoe to find out what the potential issues are, who is responsible and how to assess situations when working alone.

You’ll also receive some great advice about what precautions you can take to keep safe when working solo.

Safeguarding for vulnerable adults

If you work with vulnerable adults then this is the course for you. It’s essential to understand external policies and procedures to help you help them in a range of situations.

If you’re unsure who is covered under the term vulnerable adults then this course will identify the groups and give you tips for spotting signs of abuse, give you the knowledge to know who is contact and help you create a safe environment.

Coming up in our final e-learning blog series next week – find out about housing governance courses.

Find out more information about all the e-learning courses available from Housing e-Academy


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