Winter Weather Awareness

Winter Weather Awareness
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£24.00 per seat

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Brrr! It’s cold outside. You’d rather stay home where it’s warm, and there’s hot chocolate and biscuits, but you’ve got to go to work. Unfortunately, while it may look like a beautiful winter wonderland out there, working or travelling in wintery conditions brings many hazards. Even walking to the car can be dangerous.

You can keep yourself safe by developing your winter weather awareness. Being prepared for cold, wintery conditions will reduce your risk on essential journeys. You also need to know how winter weather increases the risk of slips, trips, and falls, as well as the dangers of overexposure to the cold, and what to do to stay safe. This course can help.

Outline Learning Objectives:

  • Identify winter weather safety considerations so you can effectively prepare for essential journeys
  • Recognise the increased risk of slips, trips, and falls in winter weather, so you can stay safe
  • Recognise the signs of overexposure to cold temperatures, so you can take effective action to maintain your safety
  • Demonstrate understanding of the correct actions to take while working outside in winter to successfully experience safe conditions

Why take this course?

Anyone who needs to go to work in wintery conditions will benefit from this course. You’ll discover what to consider before a journey, so you stay safe. The course will also show you the increased risks from wintery conditions, including slips, trips, and falls, and overexposure to cold temperatures. And you’ll find out how to work outside safely in wintery conditions.