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This unit considers what is meant by the term ‘hazard’ and ways in which hazards can be minimised. It explains the range of hazards which can be encountered within a school and looks at some of the implications of these.
Aims and outcomes
By the end of this unit, you should understand:
- how to identify hazards
- the principles of hazard prevention and factors relating to choice of protective measures
- the range of hazards which can be encountered in school
- the hazards associated with lone working.
Unit 5: Understanding hazards
Step 1: Identifying hazards
Step 2: Physical hazards
Step 3: Biological and chemical hazards
Step 4: Ergonomic hazards
Step 5: Psychological hazards
Step 6: Lone working
End of Unit 5 quiz