This course will allow you a general training in ORP, serving as a basis for specific ORP training programs for a specific activity


25 hours


1. Health & Safety Basics

a. Work and health. Occupational hazards. Risk factors.

1) Work and health.

2) Occupational hazards.

3) Risk factors.

b. Work-related damages. Accidents at work and occupational diseases. Other work-related pathologies.

1) Work-related damages.

2) Accidents at work and occupational diseases.

3) Other pathologies.

c. Basic regulatory framework for the prevention of occupational risks.

1) Basic regulatory framework for the prevention of occupational risks.

2) Basic duties and obligations in this area.

2. General Risks and Their Prevention

a. Risks linked to safety conditions.

1) Machines.

2) Equipment, installations and tools.

3) Workplaces and workspaces.

4) Handling, storage and transport.

5) Electricity. Electrical hazard.

6) Fire.

7) Chemicals.

b. Risks related to the work environment.

1) Chemicals.

2) Physical Agents.

3) Biological Agents.

c. Workload, fatigue and job dissatisfaction.

1) Workload.

2) Fatigue.

3) Dissatisfaction.

d. Elementary risk control systems. Means of collective protection and personal protective equipment.

1) Collective Protection.

2) Personal Protection (PPE)

e. Emergency and evacuation plans.

f. Monitoring the health of workers.

3. Basic elements of prevention management

a. Public bodies related to occupational health and safety.

1) International institutions and organizations.

2) National Organizations.

a. Preventive organization of work: basic "routines".

b. Documentation: collection, elaboration and archiving.

c. Workers' representation. Rights and obligations (prevention delegates, health and safety committee, designated workers, etc.)

1) Workers' rights.

2) Obligations of workers.

3) Employer's obligations:

4) General representative bodies.

5) Bodies of specific representation.

6) General Procedures.

4. First Aid

a. General Procedures.

b. Action plan.

c. Emergency Plan




1. Know the basic concepts of health and safety: risk factors, resulting damages and the basic regulatory framework.

2. Recognize risks linked to safety conditions, environment, workload and fatigue  

3. Know the systems of individual and collective prevention and protection

4. Formulate emergency and evacuation plans

5. Have concepts of workers' health monitoring 

6. Basic Elements of Management

7. First aid.