This An Introduction to Health and Safety at Work course has been created to provide information on why health and safety in the workplace is important to employees and employers, what you must do according to UK legislation to ensure your health and safety at work and that of your colleagues.
By completing this course you will be meeting your legal obligations and minimising the risk of bad publicity or lawsuits.
The legal workplace training requirements covered in this course include:
- Health and safety in the workplace
- Risk assessment
- Accident prevention, investigation and reporting
- Communication and environment
- Hazards and controls: fire and electricity
- Hazards and controls: Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Hazards and controls: manual handling and Display Screen Equipment (DSE)
Approximately 3–4 hours. However, the learning is self-paced so the course can be completed at your convenience and your progress will be recorded throughout.
This training is designed for employees who need to undertake health and safety training, whether they are self-employed or working within an organisation of any size.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
This course content has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Once you have successfully completed your course you can download and print your Virtual College certificate.