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On successful completion of this module students should be able to: 1 Recognise major risk areas related to agriculture, food and related areas. 2 Understand the legal requirements surrounding the workplace environment. 3 Conduct a risk assessment and assess the safety status of a workplace environment. 4 Be able to recognise incorrect procedures regarding the use of mechanical equipment. 5 Be able to assess the economic and social impact of health.
Passing this module is a requirement for Practical Work Experience.
Key topics that will be addressed include: work place fatalities and accidents; work place safety; legislation and insurance information; risk assessment; manual handling; health; chemical and laboratory safety and practical sessions.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
A general knowledge of agriculture and related areas at university level
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 1 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Group feedback will be provide through the VLE on project assessment.