Office Health and Safety

Workplace Essentials

Course Overview

Productivity of a company begins with the health of its employees. While it is not always possible to eliminate sickness, with the proper tools, reducing the illness and its effects can be within your reach.

With this course, you will obtain what it takes to keep yourself and co-workers healthy.

Course Objectives

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly.

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify common illnesses
  • Understand how they spread
  • Recognize symptoms
  • Apply treatment and prevention techniques
  • Establish an Emergency Response Plan

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Common Winter Illnesses I

  • Cold
  • Cold Sores
  • Influenza
  • Pneumonia
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Common Winter Illnesses II

  • Conjunctivitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Strep Throat
  • Norovirus / Viral Gastroenteritis
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Cold / Cold Sores

  • How It Spreads
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Influenza

  • How It Spreads
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Pneumonia

  • How It Spreads
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Sore Throat / Strep Throat

  • How It Spreads
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Norovirus / Viral Gastroenteritis

  • How It Spreads
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Keeping Your Office Clean

  • Dusting
  • HEPA Filters
  • Disinfecting Surfaces
  • Daily Trash Disposal
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Stay/Go Home

  • Offer Paid Sick Days
  • Early Release with Pay
  • Alternative Work Days
  • Work from Home
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Emergency Response Plan (ERP)

  • Develop An ERP
  • Communicate ERP
  • Evaluate ERP
  • Revise ERP
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
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