Winter Weather Awareness Training Course
This Winter Weather Awareness Training course looks at how to properly plan a necessary journey during the cold winter months allowing the Driving to work we do every day be less hazardous. A short and simple task of walking to the bus stop can easily become life-threatening with a fall in wintery conditions.
In most scenarios better planning can result in a better or at least less frightening experience but before this stage the course will help to identify if a journey is really essential, and it will does by informing the learner of the factors that need to be considered.
Not everyone has the same circumstances when it comes where they work. There are those that work in these adverse weather conditions, for employees and employers it's simply work but regardless of which side, both need to ensure safety isn't compromised and if it is, they need to do their utmost to prevent a health and safety risk.
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 40 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Winter Weather Awareness Training for?
This course is ideal for those who work in winter conditions and for their employers too. Individuals can take this course as the material is aimed at everyone to become aware of the dangers that the winter weather brings.
Winter Weather Awareness Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Winter Weather Awareness Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this training course is to help the highlight how to determine if a journey is essential and if so, what preparation and planning can be actioned to ensure minimal risk to health and safety to themselves and others.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Identify the key considerations when deciding whether your journey is essential
- Prepare adequately for your journey to work
- Reduce the risks of slips and falls
- Take appropriate action to maintain safety when working outside
- Recognise the signs of overexposure in cold conditions
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
Module 1 - Is your journey essential
This section will cover the preparation for your journey, getting to your location, visitor safety
and driving to work.
Module 2 - During the day
Learn about salting; legal liabilities and responsibilities and the snow code.
Module 3 - Working in cold conditions
Cold conditions, temperature, ill-health and the law.
Module 4 - Preventing slips and falls in winter
Who is at risk if snow falls?
Module 5 - Forward planning in adverse weather
Caleb’s working day; what to regularly check out for, special requirements in terms of early
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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