This online Health and Safety course is designed to provide introductory knowledge to all employers and employees about managing all health and safety practices within the workplace. This course educates about safe working practices, highlights the most common hazards and risks that may occur within the workplace and teaches about the legal requirements and responsibilities of all involved.
✔︎ Easy to follow and complete for people with writing/ reading difficulties
✔︎ Approximate duration upto 1 hour
✔︎ E-learning course – learn at your own pace, save on cost and cut on travel time
✔︎ Multiple re-assessment opportunities with no additional charge
✔︎ Approved health and safety certificate by IIRSM
✔︎ Immediate access to a nationally recognised and approved certificate upon completion
We are confident in the high quality of our tutor-led interactive courses. Therefore, you are welcome to complete the first module of this course for free. Please, registeryour interest with immediate access to all our course demos.
This animated Health and Safety course contains six modules and includes a brief assessment at the end of each module. These include:
Module 1: What is Health and Safety?
Introduction- legal obligations; the importance of health and Safety at work.
Terminology -hazard and risk definitions; incident and accodent definitions; resposible person definition.
Health and Safety Law – a list of legislation that affects workplace health and safety; COSHH ACOP.
Statistics- workplace injuries; the cost of injuries and legal consequences.
Module 2: Case Studies
Falsifying lifting equipment health and safety documents; supply of hard hats that failed to meet safety standards.
Module 3: Corporate Manslaughter
Law and duty of care; employer legal obligations; case studies; top three causes of the most common injuries; preventative practices of incidents at work; definitions: near- miss, accident, incident; the importance of risk assessment.
Module 4: Accidents
Employee and employer legal responsibilities.
Module 5: Fire, Electricity, DSE and Manual Handling
Fire – Fire in the workplace introduction; the fire triangle; fire procedure.
Electricity- statistics; causes of injuries; steps to minimise electrical accidents: PAT.
Workstations- ways to avoid ill-health.
Manual Handling – key legislation; definition; bad practice injuries; good practice manual handling practices.
Module 6: Emerging, COSHH, PPE and Stress
Emergency Situations- accident, incidents and sudden illness definitions; most common accidents at work; reasons for accidents to happen.
COSHH – effects of substances on human health; absorption, injection, inhalation and ingestion definitions; regulations; employee and employer responsibilities; good working practices.
PPE and Stress- PPE requirements; the effects of stress on human health; health and safety workplace signs.
WHO IS THI TRAINING FOR?
This online Workplace Health and Safety course is aimed at employers and employees primarily in the following industries:
Construction, engineering and allied industries
Warehouse, logistics and transport industries
This is an introductory course, if you are an employer and need more comprehensive information about Health and Safety within the workplace, you can choose Working Safely course, which will provide you with further knowledge.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Understand health and safety legislation
List common injuries that may happen in the workplace
Understand employer and employee legal obligations with regard to a number of health and safety practices within the workplace
Understand safe practice with regard to a number of health and safety practices within the workplace
The online assessment is carried out on completion of each module. The pass mark for this course is 70%. You will be given the chance to review all videos and your answers at the end of each module before final submission. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can re-take each test up to 6 times with no extra charge.