Workplace Employee Hygiene Training
In the place where one works, workplace employee hygiene should be considered as something very important. It shows that one displays professionalism at work and that the employee is concerned about his co-workers. Many find the topic of hygiene as something that is very delicate but talking about it in a group training situation can help the participants become more open about it. Our trainers are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills on helping employees learn about personal hygiene and increasing their skill set. The main subject of this training session is hygiene in the workplace. It is targeted for work areas that is suffering a decline in standards regarding professionalism, have employees who are having issues with personal hygiene and cleanliness.
We offer this training and more in Perth, Adelaide, Gold, Coast, Canberra, Darwin, Parramatta, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane
Objectives for this workplace personal hygiene training
Some example modules we could discuss are below:
- Let’s Talk About It!
Our training uses a method wherein we deal with the topic in a proficient and cautious way. We don’t engage the employees too early when giving them the training session’s complete flow.
- Guidelines for difficult conversations
Our program will tackle how the subject should be dealt with between co-workers.
- A Step-by-Step guide
We offer an easy and comprehensive guide on how to handle bad hygiene at work. The guide we prepared will show you the way, step by step.
- Getting the facts
Sometimes the cause for bad personal hygiene is a health condition or other different causes. Providing the participants with the right facts can aid them greatly in understanding the subject matter more.
- Overcoming objections
There are some employees who would disagree when personal hygiene is being discussed. Through this training, they will find out the appropriate reaction to this topic.
- Bad hair days (And Weeks… and Months…)
There are employees who are not aware of acceptable hair styles and limit in various workplace. This training will assist employees in determining what hair styles are considered acceptable in a work environment.
- Addressing piercings and body artwork
There are workspaces that allow Body Artwork and Piercings but some may require employees to cover them up. This training will give them a perspective on the role that they are playing in the office and how their overall look applies to it depending on the needs of the organization.
- Helping employees dress for success
This training will give employees the tools and the guidance that they need to dress smart in the workplace through sets, examples, and information such as getting uniform or the right clothing to wear in the office.
- Bad breath
There are several factors that can cause bad breath which can be alleviated through gum and mouthwash. This training can show other steps to deal with this oral issue.
- Body odour
Body odor can happen from time to time. Through this training, employees will gain additional knowledge on how to alleviate the smell and how to prevent it from happening, such as choosing the right outfit.
- Gastrointestinal issues
This is a sensitive issue which can be discussed in an interesting and professional manner.
- Bad habits
Bad habits can be detrimental to one’s productivity levels which this training will tackle. It will also show how professionalism can aid in improving one’s work too.
- Putting it into practice
This training provides goals for each session so that everyone will see an improvement in one area or another.
- More modules available for team training
Decrease the chance of food borne illness (food poisoning).
Food display and storage preparation
Food poisoning microorganisms
Communication skills to report poor and hygiene risks
Cleaning and care practices
Maintain appropriate standards of personal hygiene for Workplaces
Working knowledge of organization private hygiene policies and procedures
Learn the correct ways of storage and food handling.
Basic understanding on the choices and applications of cleaning and sanitizing materials and equipment.
Diagrams and processes that identify good hygiene practices.
Proficiency skills to read and interpret relevant organisation policies
Execute correct methods of cleaning and sanitizing.
Identify possible hygiene hazards.
Personal and environmental hygiene
- More information on the course outline
Bad Hair Days (And Weeks… and Months…)
This part of the session will identify areas and solutions for hairstyles that are unprofessional, unkempt hair, and dandruff. Our trainer provides a discussion on the importance of personal grooming.
Guidelines for Difficult Conversations
This session will give participants a chance to role play along with a framework for being able to speak to others about difficult matters. We discuss how to word and use communication techniques to assist in a professional conversation. Participants may also receive a checklist of organisational policies they should familiarize themselves with. (Team training customised)
We role play a situation of an employee who becomes offended. They also deny responsibility and refuse to try and rectify the situation or issue. How would you react? What can be done to assist the individual to overcome the objection? Our trainer provides advice to the participants.
Addressing Piercings and Body Art
In this session, participants will learn some approaches that are great to bring up the discussion of inappropriate body piercings and tattoos. Many organisations allow covering of these areas to allow for the worker to keep a professional image in the workplace without causing offence. In today’s world it is important to bring diversity into the workplace. Our trainer talks on this area while demonstrating how to accommodate yet be professional in the workplace.
Participants will make them a list of their favourite poor hygiene habits and brainstorm options and solutions for these areas. This part of the session is a light hearted fun discussion with the participants.
Putting into Practice
We provide a role play with a tough hygiene issue and then we ask the participants to provide feedback on how the situation was handled. Our trainer also provides additional advice for the best outcomes possible.
Let’s Talk About It!
Participants will have a look at a number of the personal and professional benefits of investing their time and energy into a tough conversation on personal hygiene. We also discuss how it can benefit teams and organisations.
This session will learn more about the reasons for bad breath (formally called halitosis), the best way to resolve it, and the best way to discuss it together with workers. It could be a sales presentation, meeting or new client acquisition. Learn how to improve your results in the workplace with some quick and easy tips for improving bad breath.
Helping Workers Dress for Success
Learn the ideal way to deal with a special area which could be gender-sensitive, with dress code violations. Participants may also receive some useful tips on helping employees who do not have the resources to dress suitably. This session is all about the work clothes that many wear to work. If you have a team and would like something specific identified we are able to add to the session.
This session will look at discussing incontinence and flatulence with an employee. The employee may think it is a funny subject and at times may cause people to laugh. It could also be a serious issue or a personal health issue that may need to be identified. This session approaches the matter professionally.
In this session we brainstorm ideas to manage a lack of personal hygiene, body odour from medical problems, and over-perfumed employees. We’ll also take a look into the appropriate action to be taken if you think you smell drugs or alcohol on an employee.
Workplace Personal Hygiene Training Summary
In a workplace environment, in public places, or any other area that you need to interact with others, these issues are sure to arise. They may be a minor issue in some cases or become a huge concern to everyone involved. It is also possible that they may occur because of lack of training or lack of consideration to others.
Our trainers will be able to provide your people with the right tools and guidance in each session to bring professionalism and presentation to the work force especially when these issues happen because of lack of training or even lack of consideration. If there are individuals who are not aware of their hygiene issues, our trainers will be able to integrate them into group sessions so no one will be singled out or feel embarrassed. This will not only serve as a reminder but also be an additional training to those who are at an acceptable level while those who are low performing will be able to work their way up to meet the needs of the company. Paramount has amazing trainers have the capability of facilitating these training sessions. In every session, they can give out useful tips and pointers that can aid workers to become more professionally-ready. We can tailor fit our program to target your company’s needs and preferences by placing the right details, case studies and questions to help your employees understand why this matter is of great importance. If you feel that your workplace is having this problem, then this training is ideal for you.
Contact us today to know more about our Workplace Hygiene Training Session and get to know how we can tailor our session to suit your needs.