Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 employers’ must ensure that employees are provided with suitable information and training on workplace health and safety as part of their duties. Health and safety law is one of the few pieces of legislation where employees also have a responsibility. A positive health and safety culture is vital in promoting good standards and a good level of compliance with control measures and safe working practices. This culture should start from the higher ups in an organisation as a sign of conformity and commitment. This course is deigned to outline the basic principals of Health and Safety at work and to introduce the user to appreciating control measures and safe practice to ensure everybody goes home healthy and safe.
You can download a leaflet about this course here.
This course covers:
Health and safety law
Employer and employee responsibilities
Information, instruction and training
Health and safety law enforcement
Identifying hazards and risks
Assessing risks and implementing control measures
Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
Recording accidents and near misses
Ill health at work
[spacer height=”20px”]Training Outcomes:
Know the importance of risk assessments
Effective communication and instruction
Identify common hazards and control measures
Understand accident and investigation procedures
Understand the key principals of workplace health and safety
[spacer height=”20px”]You do not require any previous training before starting this e-learning course. It should take no longer than 90 minutes to complete and will issue you with a certificate on the successful completion of the resulting exam.