Teacher Support and Resources for the Classroom
The promotion of health and safety awareness in the minds of young people is important for preventing accidents and work related ill-health. Young people are especially vulnerable in the workplace and should be given every opportunity to learn about health and safety matters before they commence work.The following information has been developed specifically for schools.
Choose Safety Programme (Senior Cycle)
Choose Safety is an educational programme on the principles of safety and health in the workplace for students. This course is specifically aimed at Transition Year, Leaving Certificate Applied, Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme and Post Leaving Certificate Students.
Student Safety in the Workplace – Transition Unit
Student Safety in the Workplace introduces students to the principles of workplace safety and health. It is aimed at Transition Year students (and other senior cycle students) as a preparation for the world of work and is particular relevant for those undertaking some form of work experience.
Students and Work Experience – a Short Guide for Teachers
This Guide will assist teachers in preparing their students for the health and safety aspect of their work experience programme. It offers practical information and advice on workplace health and safety that can be taught and discussed with students in the classroom before they start work experience.
Safety and Health at Work - Resource List for Schools
The 'Resource List for Schools' includes details of specific health and safety resources available to schools.
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