Fundamentals of Integrated Health and Safety (IHS) (US) This course, comprised of seven instructional modules, provides an understanding of how workplace health and safety programs can be made more impactful and effective by integrating them strategically. Modules 1 through 4 focus on the fundamentals of workplace health and productivity and workplace safety, offering advice on how to create and measure effective health and safety programming. Modules 5, 6 and 7 then offer a roadmap for integrating these programs together for greater impact, including how to create an overarching culture of health and safety. Included is instruction in the use of the Integrated Health and Safety Index, a new tool that helps employers establish, measure and track integrated health and safety programming. https://www.oshapractice.com/occupational-health-safety-training-osha/general-safety-osha-training/fundamentals-of-integrated-health-and-safety-ihs-us/ 2019-02-09 640 400 oshapractice.com

Fundamentals of Integrated Health and Safety (IHS) (US)

This course, comprised of seven instructional modules, provides an understanding of how workplace health and safety programs can be made more impactful and effective by integrating them strategically. Modules 1 through 4 focus on the fundamentals of workplace health and productivity and workplace safety, offering advice on how to create and measure effective health and safety programming. Modules 5, 6 and 7 then offer a roadmap for integrating these programs together for greater impact, including how to create an overarching culture of health and safety. Included is instruction in the use of the Integrated Health and Safety Index, a new tool that helps employers establish, measure and track integrated health and safety programming.

Course Included:

IHS Resources: Integrated Health and Safety Library ( 5 mins )

Integrated Health and Safety Library

Learning Objectives

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IHS Introduction: Fundamentals of Integrated Health and Safety ( 2 mins )

This course, comprised of seven instructional modules, provides an understanding of how workplace health and safety programs can be made more impactful and effective by integrating them strategically. Modules 1 through 4 focus on the fundamentals of workplace health and productivity and workplace safety, offering advice on how to create and measure effective health and safety programming. Modules 5, 6 and 7 then offer a roadmap for integrating these programs together for greater impact, including how to create an overarching culture of health and safety. Included is instruction in the use of the Integrated Health and Safety Index, a new tool that helps employers establish, measure and track integrated health and safety programming.

Learning Objectives

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IHS Module 1: Impact of Health in the Workplace: What is HPM and Why is it Important? ( 40 mins )

Module 1 discusses health and productivity management, and defines and explains the impact of poor health. Specific chronic conditions can be harmful to worker health and productivity. This course will show you how to recognize the business value of good health and align it with your other business objectives.

Learning Objectives

Have a clear understanding of health and productivity management (HPM) and its principal components;Know the key trends that are advancing the use of HPM in the workplace;Recognize the impacts of poor health in the workplace;Know how HPM adds value to the healthcare strategy of an employer

IHS Module 2: Impact of Safety in the Workplace ( 47 mins )

This course will discuss current trends in safety in the United States and why it is imperative for employers to prioritize safety programming. A basic system is offered that helps employers structure their safety efforts with an eye toward sustainability and results. A case study is provided, offering an example of how one employer completely turned around its safety efforts, establishing an award-winning culture of safety.

Learning Objectives

Identify the trends in workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses;Describe the impact of safety on the workplace;Explain how safety programs add value to a company;Recall basic systems and processes that go into effective safety programming

IHS Module 3: Measuring Productivity Loss and Using Metrics to Enhance Health ( 45 mins )

The purpose of Module 3 is to discuss how one measures the total costs of the impact of health on a company. The module discusses the usual costs that are measured, such as medical and pharmacy claims costs, and also identifies those costs that are often not measured, such as absenteeism (sick leave, workers compensation and short- and long-term disability) and presenteeism (being at work but not working to full capacity). Module 3 identifies sources to obtain data to assist employers in understanding the full costs of poor health.

Learning Objectives

Identify potential data sources for quantifying health and productivity costs;Recognize representative metrics used for quantifying health and productivity costs;Characterize the features of available health and productivity measurement tools;Describe several of the challenges associated with measurement and quantification of health and productivity

IHS Module 4: Using Metrics and Outcome Trends for Enhancing Safety ( 29 mins )

Module 4 describes how to measure the efforts of an organization to improve the safety of its workforce, explaining that measurement is a crucial phase of sustaining a culture of safety and driving down accident and injury rates. It provides tools that can be used to help this process, including the use of a safety scorecard.

Learning Objectives

Recognize the role of leading and lagging indicators, key performance indicators (KPIs) and data selection in assessing safety;Describe how to implement a basic program of safety measurement;Describe how to create sustainability in safety measurement efforts

IHS Module 5: Value of Integrating Health and Safety ( 31 mins )

Module 5 will discuss why it makes sense to view health and safety programming as a unified strategy and provide ideas on how you can begin integrating your health and safety programs in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

Recognize the rationale for integrating health and safety;Recall the key components of integration;Identify the dimensions of the integrated health and safety index (IHS);Identify the metrics to monitor for ensuring a safe and healthy workplace

IHS Module 6: Combining Health and Safety Metrics: The Integrated Health and Safety Index ( 25 mins )

Module 6 will discuss the Integrated Health and Safety (IHS) Index and the IHS Self-Assessment Tool, and will explain how both are used.

Learning Objectives

Identify the concepts of the Integrated Health and Safety (IHS) Index;Describe in detail the three dimensions of the IHS index;Recognize how to use the IHS Self-Assessment Tool

IHS Module 7: Creating a Sustainable Culture of Health and Safety ( 37 mins )

Module 7 will discuss the importance of creating an integrated culture of health and safety and how to go about establishing such a culture.

Learning Objectives

Recognizing why it is necessary to build an overarching culture of health and safety in your organization;Recalling an 8-step process for building a culture of health and safety;Recognizing why population health management and overall well-being are fundamental to creating cultures of health and safety;Identifying how to create a metrics framework for measuring results as you integrate your health and safety programming

Learning Objectives

Multi-part course

Course Information

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Course Duration: 0 min

Course Language: English

Course Audience: US

Course Delivery Method: Online

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