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We offer occupational health and safety trainings to working environment representatives, members of working environment councils and specialists. Training programme has been drawn according to legislation and gives basic knowledge about creating a healthy and safe working environment, ground the working environment related risks of employers and maintain the health of employees.

 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING SCHEDULE

Study programme name - Training for working environment representatives and members of the working environment council

Study programme group - Occupational health and protection

Objective - Understands the principles and requirements of occupational health and safety

Learning outcomes - Student:

Understands the principles and requirements of occupational health and safety

Able to understand the hazards present in the working environment

Able to assess the effect hazards might have on health

Familiar with basic methods for making the working environment healthier

Target group, conditions - The working environment representatives of companies and members of the working environment council

Total study volume, the construction of studies, the learning environment and learning aids- The total study volume of the training consists of 24 hours of face-to-face learning, one hour of which is for practical work. The training shall take place in the designated room. The organiser shall provide a folder with study materials.

Description of the study process, incl. the contents of the studies, teaching methods and materials - Face-to-face teaching shall take place over the course of three days as per the calendar available on the website. The content of the study programme is in accordance with regulation No. 50 of the Minister of Health and Labour, dated 22.11.2018: prevention activities of the employer at the place of work, including: instruction and training of employees, ergonomics and adaption of the place of work organisation of medical examinations and provision of other occupational health services; working environment hazards and risk assessment, incl. the identification of hazards and the measurement of the parameters of hazards, assessment of health risks arising from hazards and planning of measures for preventing or minimising health risks; taking account of employees in risk groups (minors, pregnant women, employees with disabilities) in the working environment; notification and involvement of employees and the role and duties of the working environment specialist, the working environment representative and the working environment council; organisation of first aid; acting in the event of risk of an accident or accident; notification of occupational accidents and work-related illnesses and the investigation thereof; state supervision of occupational health and safety. Teaching methods combine lectures, discussions, brainstorming and group work. The folder of study materials and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (www.ti.ee) and other recommended materials (www.tooelu.ee) are used as study materials.

Description of learning environment - Learning will take place in a study room equipped with presentation equipment and other necessary materials for conducting lessons to a minimum of 15 participants. Wheelchair access available.

Conditions for completion and issued documents - At the end of the training, participants will have to defend their practical work, which shall be used to assess the obtaining of learning outcomes. Persons who complete the training will be given a certificate.

TEACHER: Alar Seiler

Education - Tallinn University of Technology, Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences, 2011. Estonian Agricultural Academy, mechanical engineer, 1978.

Work experience - Qvalitas Arstikeskus AS, Head of Occupational Hygiene and Ergonomics since 2011; Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs, Head of the Working Life Promotion Bureau of the Working Environment Department, 1998–2000.

Activities in research organisations and administrative work- Participation in the compilation and coordination of Regulation no. 80 of the Minister of Social Affairs of 14 December 2000 Procedure for Training and In-service Training Regarding Occupational Health and Safety. Participation in the working group for the compilation of the professional standard for occupational hygienists, ergonomists and occupational psychologists.

TRAINING INSTITUTION: Qvalitas Training Center, notice no. 205837 of economic activity in adult education

 

The trainers with medical education and Estonian Red Cross training enable us to pass basic knowledge and practical skills to those participating in our courses about how to give first aid and save a life in case of an accident.

 

FIRST AID INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE SCHEDULE

Study programme name - First Aid Training

Form of study - Face-to-face teaching

Study programme volume -16 academic hours of face-to-face instruction, incl. practical activities.

Date of approval of study programme at educational institution - December 2018

Target group and prerequisites for commencing studies - The target group for this training consists of people of working age. No prior education is necessary to commence the training.

Study programme description and study methods - The study programme covers topics identified in regulation “Procedure for first aid training and in-service training at continuing education institutions for working environment representatives, member of the working environment council and first aid providers” [“töökeskkonnavoliniku, töökeskkonnanõukogu liikme ja esmaabiandja koolituse ja täienduskoolituse kord täienduskoolitusasutuses”] of the Ministry of Social Affairs dated 01.01.2019. The study programme comprises theory and practice. Practical work makes up 40% of the workload determined with the study programme. In addition to the standard lecture format, the study programme also makes use of methods characteristic to the constructivist concept of learning, such as simulations and group work. Implementation of the study programme is based on empirical, transformative, collaborative, social, situated and problem-driven learning.

Study programme goals - Ensure necessary training for first aid providers to allow them to successfully perform the duties of the person responsible for first aid according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. After completing the training, students are capable of providing first aid to persons who need it. The study programme helps people gain a clear understanding of the tactics and necessity of providing first aid; practice manual skills for first aid activities; and feel more encouraged to act quickly and adequately in critical situations.

Study outcomes of the study programme - The student:

has general knowledge of the options first care;

is able to take first aid measures;

knows how to analyse his or her activities and give instructions to other first aid providers;

can organise transport to the hospital for the victim;

is able to present his or her argumentation and is able to provide reasons for his or her actions in different crisis situations

recognises and gives reasons for individual learning needs and areas of improvement.

Documents issued upon completion - First aid provider certification

Topics covered in the study programme -The study programme covers the following topics:

assessment of the accident, action at the place of the accident (incl. panic control) and calling emergency services, assessment of the condition of the victim (incl. risks related to changing the position of the victim), the nature and general principles of first aid, the specifics of providing first aid outdoors, prevention of subsequent damage to health;

life-threatening conditions, recognition of such conditions and essential measures (incl. in the event of an infarction, stroke and lung injury);

first aid to unconscious persons – making sure airways are open, prevention of brain damage due to lack of oxygen, removal of foreign objects from the respiratory tract, drowning, resuscitation (incl. use of AED resuscitation equipment);

first aid in the event of sudden illnesses (epileptic seizures, diabetic coma, anaphylactic shock, fainting, asthma attacks, stomach aches);

first aid in the event of injuries: superficial and deep injuries to the body, internal and external bleeding, actions that control bleeding, wound dressing methods and rules, risks related to bone fractures, splinting rules and risks related thereto, traumas to joints (incl. dislocations and sprains), vibration shocks and bruising of different parts of the body, eye injuries;

the nature of medical shock and assistance to persons in shock;

first aid in the event of poisoning, chemical burns, burns, cold injuries and electric shocks;

selection and use of first aid equipment at the place of work.

Each topic constitutes a substantial and purposeful unit in itself and in relation to other topics and as part of the study programme pursuant to learning outcomes. The topics of the study programme are presented in a logical order and linked to one another.

Conditions for completion - The student shall take a theoretical and practical examination to complete the study programme. The assessment of theoretical knowledge will take place in the form of a test while practical skills will be assessed based on management of resuscitation and trauma situations and conducting an analysis of one’s activities and self-reflection. Persons who complete the training successfully will be issued a certificate .

Writer and curator of study programme- Jaana Palusaar RN MA

TEACHER - Jaana Palusaar RN MA

Education and health care experience: applied higher education in nursing; intensive care nurse-specialist; experience in emergency medicine since 2000; nurse-brigade leader at Tallinn Ambulance Services. Registered in the Registry of Health Care Professionals of the Health Board as an intensive care nurse, registry no. N06609.

Education and teaching experience: Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences (Andragogy); Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (Internal Security); licenced first aid instructor since 2004

TRAINING INSTITUTION: Qvalitas Training Center, notice no. 205837 of economic activity in adult education

FIRST AID REFRESHER COURSE SCHEDULE

Study programme name - First Aid In-Service Training

Form of study - Face-to-face teaching

Study programme volume - 6 to 8 academic hours of face-to-face instruction, incl. practical activities.

Date of approval of study programme at educational institution - December 2018

Target group and prerequisites for commencing studies - The target group for this training consists of people of working age. The prerequisite for commencing first aid in-service training is the completion of 16 hours of training for first aid providers in the last three years.

Study programme description and study methods - The study programme covers the main topics indicated in regulation “Procedure for first aid training and in-service training at continuing education institutions for working environment representatives, member of the working environment council and first aid providers” [“Töökeskkonnavoliniku, töökeskkonnanõukogu liikme ja esmaabiandja koolituse ja täienduskoolituse kord täienduskoolitusasutuses”] of the Ministry of Social Affairs dated 01.01.2019. The study programme comprises theory and practice. Practical work makes up 60% of the workload determined with the study programme. In addition to the standard lecture format, the study programme makes use of methods characteristic of the constructivist concept of learning, such as simulations and group work. Implementation of the study programme is based on empirical, transformative, collaborative, social, situated and problem-driven learning.

Study programme goals - Ensure necessary training for first aid providers to allow them to successfully perform the duties of the person responsible for first aid according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. After completing the training, students are capable of providing first aid to persons needing it. The study programme helps people gain a clear understanding of the tactics and necessity of providing first aid; practice manual skills for first aid activities; and feel more encouraged to act quickly and adequately in critical situations

Study outcomes of the study programme - The Student:

has general knowledge of the options for first care;

is able to take first aid measures;

knows how to analyse his or her activities and give instructions to other first aid providers;

can organise transport to the hospital for the victim;

is able to present his or her argumentation and is able to provide reasons for his or her actions in different crisis situations;

recognises and gives reasons for individual learning needs and areas of improvement.

Documents issued upon completion - First aid provider certification which is valid for three years.

Topics covered in the study programme -The study programme covers the following topics:

assessment of the accident, action at the place of the accident (incl. panic control) and calling emergency services, assessment of the condition of the victim (incl. risks related to changing the position of the victim), the nature and general principles of first aid, the specifics of providing first aid outdoors, prevention of subsequent damage to health;

life-threatening conditions, recognition of such conditions and essential measures (incl. in the event of an infarction, stroke and lung injury);

first aid to unconscious persons – making sure airways are open, prevention of brain damage due to lack of oxygen, removal of foreign objects from the respiratory tract, drowning, resuscitation (incl. use of AED resuscitation equipment);

first aid in the event of sudden illnesses (epileptic seizures, diabetic coma, anaphylactic shock, fainting, asthma attacks, stomach aches);

first aid in the event of injuries: superficial and deep injuries to the body, internal and external bleeding, actions that control bleeding, wound dressing methods and rules, risks related to bone fractures, splinting rules and risks related thereto, traumas to joints (incl. dislocations and sprains), vibration shocks and bruising of different parts of the body, eye injuries;

the nature of medical shock and assistance to persons in shock;

first aid in the event of poisoning, chemical burns, burns, cold injuries and electric shocks;

selection and use of first aid equipment at the place of work.

Each topic constitutes a substantial and purposeful unit in itself and in relation to other topics and as part of the study programme pursuant to learning outcomes. The topics of the study programme are presented in a logical order and linked to one another.

A brief overview will be given of the above topics. Students will be introduced to developments in the area of first aid and updates in algorithms. Sixty percent of the study programme volume is dedicated to the management of practical situations.

Conditions for completion - The student shall take a theoretical and practical examination to complete the study programme. The assessment of theoretical knowledge will take place in the form of a test while practical skills will be assessed based on management of resuscitation and trauma situations and conducting an analysis of one’s activities and self-reflection. Persons who complete the training successfully will be issued a certificate .

Writer and curator of study programme- Jaana Palusaar RN MA

TEACHER - Jaana Palusaar RN MA

Education and health care experience: applied higher education in nursing; intensive care nurse-specialist; experience in emergency medicine since 2000; nurse-brigade leader at Tallinn Ambulance Services. Registered in the Registry of Health Care Professionals of the Health Board as an intensive care nurse, registry no. N06609.

Education and teaching experience: Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences (Andragogy); Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (Internal Security); licenced first aid instructor since 2004

TRAINING INSTITUTION: Qvalitas Training Center, notice no. 205837 of economic activity in adult education

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