OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAININGS
Occupational health and safety can be defined as the work carried out to protect from conditions that may harm health during the execution of the work process in the workplaces and to prevent damages that may occur. The objectives of the Occupational Health and Safety studies; To protect employees, to ensure production safety and to ensure operational safety. It is the employer´s responsibility to protect employees in work accidents and occupational diseases. The objectives of Occupational Health and Safety Training; To create a healthy and safe working environment by eliminating or minimizing the possible risks in the organization where the system is applied, within the framework of international standards and legal regulations regarding occupational health and safety. Occupational Health and Safety awareness is the main goal of Occupational Safety Training by increasing the education level of the employees.
Occupational Health and Safety Training Program Scope
In order to reduce occupational accidents, important changes have been made in the labor legislation regarding the provision that workers who have not received vocational training on Occupational Safety Training will not be employed in heavy and dangerous jobs. In this context, as of 01.01.2009, workers who have not received vocational training on occupational safety training will not be employed in heavy and dangerous jobs. It entered into force on the date of 26.05.2008 through the Amendment to Labor Law No. 5763 and Some Laws. According to the legislation, employees are required to receive vocational training and occupational health and safety training in order to work in heavy and dangerous jobs. The Subjects of Basic Occupational Health and Safety Training are gathered under 4 main headings and sub-headings.
* Information on Labor Legislation (Law No. 4857 and Regulations)
* Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Employees (Articles in Law No 4857 and 6331)
* Workplace cleaning and order
* Losses and rights as a result of Work Accident and Occupational Disease (Law articles 6331 and 5510)
* What is Occupational Disease and Its Causes
* Providing the principles of prevention from diseases and prevention techniques
* Biological and psycho-social risk factors
* General First Aid Topics
* Damages of tobacco products and passive smoking
* Chemical, physical and ergonomic risk factors and Prevention Methods
* Manual lifting and transport
* Flash, explosion, fire and fire protection and fire fighting
Safe use of work equipment
* Working with vehicles which have monitor
* Electricity, dangers, risks and precautions
* Causes of work accidents and prevention principles and application of techniques
* Information about safety and health signs
* Use of personal protective equipment and maintenance issues
* Occupational Health and Safety general rules and safety culture
* Evacuation and rescue
* Business-Specific Risks
* Information on Working at Height
* Safety of employees in closed environments
* Correct work with cancer-causing substances
* Occupational health and safety in welding
* Working with special risk equipment
How Many Hours Is Given In Which Danger Class?
Workplaces are divided into three classes as Less Dangerous, Dangerous and Highly Dangerous according to the Notification of Hazard Classes:
* A workplace in the Less Dangerous Class is given at least 8 hours of OHS training and must be renewed every 3 years.
* A workplace in the Dangerous Class is given at least 12 hours of OHS training and must be renewed every 2 years.
* A workplace in the Very Dangerous Class is given at least 16 hours of OHS training and must be renewed every 1 year.
An employee who has completed the basic occupational health and safety training in any workplace, is enough to be informed about the risks specific to the job, without changing the job he / she does in a new workplace. The employer is responsible for the OHS training of employees
About Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
In accordance with the format of the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services; It is signed by the Occupational Safety Specialist, Workplace Doctor and Employer and attached to the personnel files of the employees.
* Used in workplaces.
* Taken when the Occupational Health and Safety Training is completed.
* Suitable for all workplaces.
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