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Course Title:                Environmental Awareness

Description:                 The training will provide insight into the environment, its importance and demonstrate how we should preserve it at home and at work in a commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical, food handling, domestic and health care cleaning and waste management environment

Duration:                     1 Day

Target Audience:        Supervisors, Managers, Supervisors, Safety and Health Representatives as well as General Employees

  • 1. Understanding of how the environment works 

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    • • Different environmental elements
    • • Interdependence of environmental elements
    • • Ecosystems
    • • The law and environment
  • 2. Pollution 

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    • • Types of waste
    • • Sources of environmental waste
    • • The impacts of pollution on environment
    • • Waste stream
  • Appropriate steps to limit pollution / waste at the workplace 

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    • • Housekeeping
    • • Assessing solid waste stream
    • • Steps to reduce solid waste
    • • Appropriate disposal of waste
    • • Steps to limit water and energy wastage
    • • Correct PPE in hazardous waste disposal
    • • Reporting spillages and other environmental hazards
    • • Advantages of reducing solid waste
    • • Ways to reduce waste stream
    • • Workplace examples of environmental hazards
  • 4. Household waste 

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    • • Identification of throw away / disposable household products
    • • Recycling of re-usable household waste products
    • • Identification of household products which are packaged in a way that limits the amount of waste that has to go to the landfill site
    • • Setting up of a household waste separation system
    • • Community waste re-cycling options
    • • Household rubbish chains
    • • The dangers of landfills
    • • Packaging of household goods and pollution
    • • Waste pyramid
    • • Different kinds of waste and their decomposition
    • • Separation of waste