Media Expression Unit 6 – Health, Safety, Welfare and Personal Hygiene

In this unit we learned about health, safety, welfare, and personal hygiene.We first learned about the risks in media production which were planes/helicopters, attacked by animals, drown in water, working at height, stunts, mosquitoes, diseases, warzone, captured, shot, explosions and fire. After that we learned about hazards which were water, sun, natural disasters, height, weather, location and politics. We then learned about resources such as first aid, ambulance/fire brigade,rescue boats, life vest, high visible vests, PPE(personal protective equipment). Next we learned about health and safety procedures like fire extinguishers, evacuation plan, emergency exits, insurance, certified, marking hazards and training. After that we learned about welfare facilities such as portaloos, hard washing stations, catering, breaks and time off.

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