By the end of this IIRSM approved Workplace Health and Safety Course you will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety. This Course covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range 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 covering specific hazards that employees might come into contact with in specific workplaces. This makes our course a useful part of the induction process.
The course includes some statistics outlining the most common causes of accidents in the workplace.
You will also understand good practice in relation to electricity, display screen equipment and the use of safe manual handling techniques.
The course 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.
The course 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 your role.
As this course covers a wide range of health and safety situations, it provides a strong basis to further build on with more training.
IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body.
Our Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace and in your own time, so you can fit the training in around your work and personal life.
For other Health and Safety courses that cover specific aspects of your role, for example if you work a lot with computers, then the DSE Awareness course would be useful to you.
If you are going to be handling chemicals, then the more detailed COSHH course would cover this more thoroughly.
If you are going to be working alone at any point, then the Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers course would be a great next step.
Duration: 45 minutes
The Workplace Health and Safety course is recommended and approved by the following bodies: