Workplace health and safety training
Is this the right course for you?
This workplace health and safety training course has a very wide audience as it applies to a wide range of sectors and can be included as part of the induction process in most businesses, especially when combined with other more specific health and safety courses that apply to the candidates role.
Our workplace health and safety training course is just one of a range of workplace safety courses that we provide.
Workplace health and safety: what is covered?
This course covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range of types of businesses and sectors, from office and retail environments to workshops and factories.
The wide range of topics covered makes this a great course to act as an introduction to health and safety in the workplace that can then be built on with more detailed courses that cover specific hazards that employees might come into contact with in specific workplaces.
This makes it a useful part of the induction process.
By the end of this workplace health and safety training course, the candidate will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety.
This is followed up with some statistics outlining the most common causes of accidents in the workplace.
They will also understand good practice in relation to electricity, display screen equipment and the use of safe manual handling techniques.
The workplace health and safety training course also introduces best practice associated with the control of substances hazardous to health regulations, the importance of using appropriate PPE as instructed and the most common procedures to follow in the event of a fire.
The course contains specific case studies that outline the seriousness of health and safety in the workplace and potential consequences if there is a health and safety breach.
Along with all this it introduces the concept of risk assessment and concludes with the actions that should be taken in the event of an emergency situation occurring.
How long will it take to complete this course and how will I be assessed?
This workplace health and safety training course is completed entirely online. There is no need to attend a physical classroom anywhere.
All you need is a computer, laptop or tablet and an internet connection.
Most students complete the entire training within 45 minutes, making it easy to incorporate into a working day.
Modules covered in the course
Module 1 What Is Health and Safety?
Module 2 Case Studies
Module 3 Corporate Manslaughter
Module 4 Accidents
Module 5 Fire, Electricity, DSE and Manual Handling
Module 6 Emergencies, CoSHH, PPE and Stress
Which bodies recognise this working safely course?
The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) approves the content of this workplace health and safety course.
IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body.
Course: Workplace health and safety training
Accreditations and approvals: IIRSM
Course time: 45 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test
Pass mark: 70% in each module
Cost: £35 + VAT
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