General Safety in the Workplace Training DVD (GSW)

 

 

 



8 Modules

GSW - Module 1 - Information Signs

Content:

• Identify green information safety signs most commonly found in the workplace;
• Understand the application of green safety signs in the workplace;
• Respond correctly to the different green safety signs;

 

GSW - Module 2 – Compulsory Signs

Content:

• Identify blue compulsory action and personal protective equipment safety signs most commonly found in the workplace;
• Understand the application of blue safety signs in the workplace;
• Respond correctly to the different safety signs;
• Understand the importance of personal protective equipment;
• Understand the applications of personal protective equipment.



GSW - Module 3 – Prohibition Signs

Content:

• Identify red circle compulsory action safety signs most commonly found in the workplace;
• Understand the application of red circle safety signs in the workplace;
• Respond correctly to the different red circle safety signs;

 

GSW - Module 4 – Warning Signs

Content:

• Identify yellow and black safety signs most commonly found in the workplace;
• Understand the application of yellow and black safety signs in the workplace;
• Understand the different dangers these signs depict;
• Respond correctly to the different yellow and black safety signs



GSW - Module 5 - Fire Safety Signs

Content:

• Identify red and white fire safety signs most commonly found in the workplace;
• Understand the application of red and white safety signs in the workplace;
• Respond correctly to the different red circle safety signs;
• Understand what causes a fire;
• Raise a fire alarm;
• Understand the use of portable fire extinguishers and fire hoses;

 

GSW - Module 6 - Personal Protective Equipment

Content:

• The importance of personal protective equipment;
• Safety signs indicating different personal protective equipment;
• Application of various types of personal protective equipment in the workplace;
• Donning of personal protective equipment;
• Importance of maintenance and replacement of personal protective equipment, including:

- The hard hat
- Goggles and spectacles
- Ear protection (Ear plugs and muffs)
- Face shields
- Respirators
- Dust Masks
- Gloves
- Aprons or body protection
- Safety shoes and boots


GSW - Modules 7 & 8 – Safety Practices

Both modules focus on general safety in the workplace and cover the following aspects:

• General health and safety rules
• General duties of employers to their employees
• General duties of employees at work
• Health and safety representatives
• General housekeeping
• Machinery, tools and equipment
• Maintenance and repair
• Overhead work
• Handling materials
• Compressed air and gas
• Handling, using and storage of chemicals
• Injuries and incidences on duty
• Personal protective clothing
• General fire prevention
• Motorised transport
• Environmental issues
• Office safety
• General dress