Workshop Health and Safety
HSA1 is a computer-based instructional module that has been designed to teach the fundamentals of workshop health and safety.
The module incorporates curriculum materials that are divided into a series of on-screen, interactive assignments.
All assignments incorporate continuous assessment through questions. When used in conjunction with a ClassAct networked management system, this provides instant feedback of student performance.
On-screen assignments may be theory-based or practical-based.
Theory-based assignments provide essential knowledge of fundamental health and safety.
Practical-based assignments direct students to carry out tasks in the workshop, using a jobsheet.
Curriculum material topics include:
- Workshop plans.
- Workshop hand tools and equipment. Work injuries including burns, scolds and crushing.
- Accidents and first aid.
- Fire hazards and fire safety.
- Electrical safety.
- Hazards and risk assessments.
- Personal hygiene and safety (including PPE).
- Manual handling.
- Machine drills and engine cranes.
- Workshop housekeeping rules.
- Workshop equipment safety.
- Motor dealership structure and organisation.
- Vehicle and property care.
- Vehicle inspection.
- Vehicle preparation and completion.
Typical practical tasks include:
- Drawing a scaled workshop plan and calculating surfaces areas and volumes.
- Identifying common workshop hand tools and faults that would make them unserviceable.
- Identifying common workshop equipment and faults that would make them unserviceable.
- Identifying and locating workshop health and safety notices and signs.
- Identifying common workshop lifting equipment and associated safe working loads.
- Identifying potential workshop hazards.
- Identifying and listing hazardous workshop substances.
- Locating first aid kits and understanding workshop accident procedures.
- Health and safety notices and signs.
- Workshop lifting equipment and safe working loads.
- Workshop hazards, including dust inhalation, fumes, gases, compressed liquids, chemical paint remover and A/C refrigerant
- Hazardous substances.
- Workshop responsibilities, behaviour and conduct.
- Locating fire fighting equipment and understanding workshop fire fighting procedures.
- Carrying out a risk assessment of common workshop tasks.
- Locating and wearing correct workshop PPE.
- Demonstrating correct methods of lifting and carrying loads.
- Demonstrating the correct method of using a machine drill, with correct PPE.
- Demonstrating the correct method of using an engine crane, with correct PPE and risk assessment carry out.
- Demonstrating the correct method of cleaning a floor spillage, with correct PPE.
- Performing a safety inspection of the workshop, and filling in a defect form.
- Performing a safety inspection of workshop equipment, and filling in a defect form.
- Examining the organizational structure of a typical motor trade dealership.
- Identifying valuable items in a vehicle and how they should be protected against damage or theft.
- Locating and identifying the use of vehicle protection items.
- Inspecting a workshop vehicle and highlighting faults on an inspection sheet.
- Demonstrating the correct method of preparing, performing and completing a task on a vehicle.
Each on-screen assignment is designed around a list of performance objectives. These include academic, technical, and occupational objectives.
The assignments are written in such a way as to enable a student to attain the performance objectives, with the assessment questions linked to these in order to provide a measure of true competency.
The performance objectives are used by the ClassAct management system to generate a comprehensive portfolio of student competency reports.
The module includes default competence reports that address the requirements of UK Automotive Awarding Bodies.
An Instructor Guide, containing correct answers to all questions.
The items supplied with this instructional module include:
- HSA1 On-Screen Multimedia Manual CD-ROM
- HSA1 Instructor’s Guide (paper copy)
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