Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Cost: 25
Course duration: 4 hours

This health and safety in the workplace course is designed to provide employees with the requisite knowledge, or refresher training, needed in order provide a safe working environment within your organisation. This includes an understanding of legal responsibilities, accident prevention and an overview of some of the key areas of workplace health and safety.

The Health and Safety in the Workplace course is divided into six accessible, interactive modules and also includes an assessment at the end:

Section 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare at work

In this section, you will develop your understanding of employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence in the workplace and how to effectively communicate health and safety information.

Section 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety

You will cover the meaning of the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’, how risk assessments are carried out and how they contribute to a reduction in workplace accidents and ill health.

Section 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards

This module will enable you to identify hazards in the workplace, understand how hazards can cause harm or damage and learn the risk controls for common hazards.

Section 4: Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work

In this section, you will cover the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health, the actions to take following an incident at work and the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health accurately.