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Health and Safety in the Workplace

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This Health and Safety in the Workplace online training course is designed to provide awareness of the basic health and safety hazards to workers across all industries and trades. The course addresses the most effective ways to reduce the risks of accidents and injuries in a working environment.

Course time: Approx 75 mins

The health and safety executive (HSE) statistics for 2020 in the UK reported 1.6 million work related illnesses. 38.8 million working days lost were registered in 2020 due to work related ill-health and non-fatal workplace injuries. RIDDOR’s figures also show 111 fatal injuries to workers.

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 employers have the legal responsibility to protect all the health and wellbeing of workers and keep them safe from harm. This health and safety course will cover exactly what responsibilities employers and employees have, how to report certain incidents, how to minimise health hazards and enforce safer measures.

Designed to provide awareness of the basic health and safety hazards to workers across all industries and trades, it also addresses the most effective ways to reduce the risks of accidents and injuries in the workplace and will help keep your business compliant to UK laws.

This online training will take approx 75 minutes to complete, and has no expiry date. Once you complete the course you will have immediate access to your free, downloadable certificate.

This training works well alongside our risk assessment and manual handling online course.

Course Content

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Module 1 - Introduction To Health & SafetyThe importance of health and safety at work, Course aims and learning outcomes, Hazards and risks, Common types and causes of ill health, Factors affecting health and safety, Health and safety laws and regulations, Employer responsibilities, Employee responsibilities
Module 2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards & RisksSlips, Trips and Falls, Working at Height, The Work at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR), Working at Height - Your Responsibilities, Manual Handling, Manual Handling Regulations, Reducing Manual Handling Risks, Hazardous Substances, Controlling Hazardous Substances
Module 3 - Enforcing Safer MeasuresUsing Machinery Safely, Vehicle Safety, Control Measures for Work Vehicles, Electrical Safety, Electrical Hazards and Precautions, Fire Safety, Fire Safety Precautions, Workplace Stress, Managing Workplace Stress
Module 4 - Incident & Accident ProceduresReporting accidents and incidents, First aid arrangements, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Module 5 - Workplace Safety MeasuresIntroducing health and safety standards, Housekeeping and cleanliness, Hygiene and welfare, Lighting, Ventilation and heating, Safety signs, The benefits of maintaining good working conditions

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Who should do this health and safety in the workplace online course?

This online health and safety online training is designed for people in all working environments and industries.

This can apply to, but is not limited to anyone working in:

  • Offices
  • Supermarkets
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Factories
  • Warehouses

It is a cost effective health and safety training course promoting health, safety and welfare in any working environment.

Aims and learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to provide employees with the guidance needed for their safety and wellbeing (as well as that of others) in the workplace. The course underlines the responsibilities of both employers and employees and identifies the risks that workers may be exposed to in the place of work.

On completion of this course, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of the concept of health and safety in the workplace and why it is important
  • Understand the common work-related risks that can cause accidents and ill health
  • Know the welfare facilities your employer should provide access to
  • Understand the health and safety measures and procedures that your employer is required to put in place and your responsibilities, as an employee, to uphold them

Our online courses

All of our online courses are made of comprehensive learning materials, in-depth content with high quality videos and images to provide you with an engaging, interactive learning experience. 

They can be taken on any device that can access the internet, and all of our courses have a full audio voiceover and are fully online with no time limits.

Certification

All our courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service, as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. This allows us to be consistent in providing recognised courses of the highest quality.

All of our courses include a quality assured certificate, downloadable and ready to print at your convenience, on completion of the final assessment. We also provide a link that can be forwarded to employers to verify your certification, and provide evidence for compliance and audit.

Certificates do not have an expiry date, however, based on the industry best practice guidelines, the recommended period for renewal of this training is 1 year.

Assessments

During this online course you may encounter a few brief in-course questions that are designed solely to maximise user engagement and reinforce your learning throughout. These in-course features aren’t marked and, therefore, won’t affect your final assessment score.

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked to answer a selection of multiple choice questions with a pass rate of 100% for the final assessment. Don’t worry if you don’t pass! You will have unlimited attempts to retake the assessment and achieve a 100% pass rate, at no extra cost. Answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know if you have passed, or whether you have to re-take the test before you can access your certificate. 

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