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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.

Health and Safety    Health and Safety

This course covers:

Reasons for managing health and safety

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)

Effective signage

Recording accidents and near misses

Ill health at work

Welfare arrangements

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

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.

To book this course, click here.