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.
LOcHER is designed to deliver risk identification and control experience throughout the curriculum for college students and apprentices. Employers can use the same approach to engage workers, to help
Past students say that the LOcHER initiative helped them
Principals, curriculum managers, lecturers and health and safety professionals have found that LOcHER
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