The employers have been considering the safety and security of the employee as their first priority. Sometimes the emergency may arise in the workplace, and becomes hard to deal with it; Businesses across the country lose billions of dollars annually due to accidents and illness. The various institutions are providing the health and safety training courses to employees to ensure the safety measures, and make it possible for the staff member to deal with it in efficient manner. The training is basically provided to tell the employees what to do and how to react in case of an emergency. The main purpose of the safety training is to develop and encourage a safe environment for workers. Safety becomes crucial where working with heavy machinery, hazardous chemicals, and repetitive activities for instance; here the training plays an important role.
There are so many training providers like Sheilds, who help the organizations in this.
The training programs are designed according to the different sectors and industries, so that the people of different industries can choose them according to their needs and requirements. There are so many different programs run by the different training providers. Some of the providers provide the training by the eLearning, classroom facility and also by NVQ from awarding bodies including NEBOSH, IOSH and OCR courses for environmental diploma.
ELearning is where the learning materials are available 24/7 online. Some of the providers like Sheilds also provide the support of the tutors and advisors with the predefined answers. The lessons for eLearning are designed to guide students through information to perform in specific tasks. They are user friendly and communicate the information to the student. The lessons also include the mock examinations and short tests at each step. And when the students are prepared to take the examination the training provider arranges a venue for them.
The other method of training is the classroom based safety training program. The classroom can be created at the client’s premises or at the training centre. The training centre has a proper arrangement of classroom with the up to date materials and methods. They are generally hiring the trained tutors as well; the majority of tutors are from an industrial background which allows them a ‘real life’ view of student requirements.
The other way of training is the blended learning, which is a combination of physical and virtual resources. Here the virtual involves the technology-based material and the other is face-to-face sessions. These programs are designed to give participants a theoretical and practical understanding of health and safety training, and the successful implication within the workplace. The safety and health at workplace are becomes very important. The training provider will give the training according to the requirement of the students.