At a glance
15-20 minutes online
Managers & Leadership module and Employee module
Available in Australian and New Zealand content format
Structured LearningiDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time.
FREE* TRAINING FOR STAFF
Access to the Infectious Disease Prevention course for Employees via the Safetrac Platform
About this course
In 2019, a novel coronavirus was identified, COVID-19. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness from the common cold to more serious disease like Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
COVID-19 is an infectious disease that can be passed from person to person through droplets produced when an infected person speaks, coughs or sneezes.
On completing this course, learners should understand:
- What the new coronavirus outbreak is (COVID-19);
- The signs and symptoms of COVID-19;
- How to prevent the transmission of infection;
- Who needs to and how to isolate; and
- What to do if someone gets sick at work.
- the process of identifying and assessing risks of infectious diseases;
- the considerations when planning a response to infectious diseases;
- the considerations when applying infection control strategies in their workplace; and
- the considerations for managing indirect risks that arise;
- What are infectious diseases?
- What is coronavirus?
- How is COVID-19 transmitted?
- Who is at risk?
- Signs and symptoms
- How is COVID-19 diagnosed?
- How is COVID-19 treated?
- Prevention measures
- Who needs to isolate?
- How to isolate
- Becoming ill at work
- Background on Infectious Diseases
- Identifying risk of infectious diseases
- Assessing risk of infectious diseases
- Responding to risk of infectious diseases
- Planned response to infectious diseases
- Infection Control in your Organisation
- Considerations to manage the indirect risks arising from changes to usual work arrangements