Workplace Health & Safety

£22.00

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.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This course covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range of types 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 that cover specific hazards that employees might come into contact with in specific workplaces.

This makes it a useful part of the induction process.
By the end of this course the candidate will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety. This is followed up with some statistics outlining the most common causes of accidents in the workplace.

They will also understand good practice in relation to electricity, display screen equipment and the use of safe manual handling techniques. The course also 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.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Understand Health and Safety within the work environment.
• Recognise the key legislation and guidance associated with health and safety in the workplace.
• Understand the concept of Corporate Manslaughter.
• Identify the common causes of accidents within the workplace and understand both employer and employee responsibilities.
• Remember that Health and Safety encompasses numerous areas such as Fire and Electrical Safety, DSE, and Manual Handling.
• Understanding emergencies and their effect on the workplace.

SYLLABUS/MODULES

Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 55-70% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

 

  • What Is Health and Safety?
  • Case Studies
  • Corporate Manslaughter
  • Accidents
  • Fire, Electricity, DSE and Manual Handling
  • Emergencies, CoSHH, PPE and Stress
  • Final Assessment

CPD Units: 2

Approved By IIRSMCPD & IOSH

45+ Minutes*

*The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions

Qualification

As you work through each of the modules listed above, you will be tested with multiple choice questions. This will determine if you have absorbed and retained the information you have learned.

It is a requirement of the course to achieve an overall 70% score. You have three free attempts to complete the course.

You will received a certificate after completion. This is a digital PDF only, example shown. 

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