Environmental Awareness Interactive

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Description

Introduction

The way we treat our environment is becoming increasingly important. How we live our lives impacts the earth both on a global and local level. This course is designed to enable the trainee to identify the key areas affecting the environment
along with workplace related environmental issues.

Course Overview

This course will help you highlight the importance of environmental awareness and identify the environmental issues within your work environment.

At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Understand what the ‘best practise’ approach means as well as your duties and legal obligations
  • Be aware of the outcomes when not complying with environment related legislation
  • Recognising when a hazard is an environmental issue
  • Take into account your duties towards controlling water related hazards
  • Understanding the environmental issues of land-filling and the safe disposal of wastes

Course chapters

1. Environmental aspects
Discover the outcomes of violating environment related legislations, including the ‘best practice approach’
2. Water
In this section you will learn all about water resources and how they get polluted
3. Land
Learn about land-filling and environmental problems related to it. You will also learn about the importance of safe disposal of waste and minimisation of waste
4. Air
Discover all about the greenhouse effect and the gases that cause it, and how it affects the environment

Who will it benefit?

Anyone within a working environment who wants to reduce their carbon footprint and wants to promote the importance of a healthy environment.

How it works?

Environmental Awareness is delivered online as an interactive course to each trainee on their computers, or portable device at any internet enabled location. The interactive course is engaging, informative and exciting to use. Using up-to-date,
modern graphical images, users will be faced with a selection of interactive elements and mini quizzes to test their knowledge.

Users will receive informative advice and guidance and will be tested on their understanding of the subject at the end of the course by completing the compulsory self-test.

This course also features a risk checklist which asks the user a series of questions relating to their current working environment.

Course Format: Interactive
Running Time: 25-30 minutes

Technical Information

Internet Access:
Users will need a computer or apple device with a web browser and an internet connection to access Knight Learning e-Learning Solutions.
Minimum Recommended Bandwidth:
2Mbs
Software:
One of the following web-browsers, latest versions as maintained and supported by the manufacturer:

Windows:
  • Internet Explorer
  • Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
OS X:
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Firefox
IOS:
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome
Android:
  • Latest versions as maintained and
    supported by the manufacturer
  • Google Chrome
Additional Software:
Adobe Reader or Reader DC (for viewing of PDF documents
downloadable from the solution where applicable)
Plug-ins:
Flash player: Version as recommended by Adobe
Settings:
  • Enable JavaScript
  • Allow cookies
Hardware:
  • Processor: 600MHz
  • Minimum Hard Disk Space Required: 1GB
  • RAM: OS Dependent
Audio:
The courses contain audio, system requirements for running
the courses are browser dependent. Where no enabled audio
device is detected and the browser defines that this is required
the user will be informed via an error message window upon
launching the course.