Helping learners and apprentices understand health and safety risks
LOcHER is a new approach for Learners and Apprentices to help them identify and understand the health and safety risks in their area of study. It allows young people and new workers to learn about the risks and showcase how they can protect their own, and fellow workers health, safety and wellbeing. This experience can then be taken into the world of work.
Participating employers, colleges and students manage and run these projects in a variety of ways including
Any member of the UK steering group will be able to provide further advice and put you in contact with others locally who have engaged in a LOcHER project.
LOcHER and its logo can be used by employers, colleges, schools, training bodies and professional organisations, anywhere in the world.
For information on workplace health, safety and wellbeing, contact your local health board team