General Occupational Safety and Health Courses
(DH(E))General Safety for Domestic Helpers (English Class)

There are thousands of Domestic Helpers working in Hong Kong families making contribution to the local economy. Their works may look familiar to us, yet there are various potential hazards such as musculoskeletal disorders arising from doing chores due to improper methods; electric shock due to improper use of electrical appliances; cut/scald injury from kitchen work etc. On and off there are serious accidents that not only cause serious injury but also great disruption to the normal life of the family therein. This course aims at providing the domestic helpers with the basic occupational safety and health knowledge to assist them to work safely which in turn help to build and maintain a safe and healthy home.

1. Liabilities of employer and domestic helper related to occupational safety and health
2. Major hazards and relevant control measures in domestic works
3. Reporting of accidents
4. Basic first aid techniques
5. Demonstration and use of personal protective equipment
6.Case studies and discussion
Duration (Hour): 3.5 hours plus end-of-course examination
Instructor: Professional or OSHC consultant
Language: English supplemented with English notes
Prerequisites: Ability to read and write in English
Remark: ◎Award of Certificate: 100% attendance and pass the end-of-course examination.
◎Students who do not have sufficient attendance are not allowed to attend the examination
◎Students who are absent from the class, late or leave earlier for more than 30 minutes in a class will be regarded as absent for that session.
Reserve online (If online enrollment quota is full or you would like to arrange in-house training course,
please contact 2311 3322/3106 2000.)
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