Health & Safety in the Workplace Online Course

Health & Safety in the Workplace Online Course

Duration 2 Hours | £35.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

Approximately 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness or workplace injury during 2012.

An alarming number of these are injuries and illnesses could have been easily avoided had the correct procedure and practices been in place.This short course will give you the knowledge you need to understand the ever-present risks and how to control, act upon and minimise any likely hazards.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this programme also contains a wealth of useful general knowledge.

Course Aims

This course will give you the knowledge to understand the roles and responsibilities of both the employer and employee regarding health and safety in the workplace. How to identify hazards at work, the risk controls for common hazards and you will learn what actions to take following an incident.

Course Content

The course is split into manageable sections.

Section 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare at workIn this section the learner understands employers' and employees' duties relating to health, safety and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence and effectively communicating health and safety information.

Section 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safetyLearners will understand the meaning of 'hazard' and 'risk', how risk assessments are carried out and how they contribute to a reduction in work-place accidents and ill health.

Section 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazardsThis module will educate learners by identifying hazards in the workplace, understanding how hazards cause harm or damage and knowing risk controls for common hazards.

Section 4: Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work

In this section the learner will understand the common causes of accidents and ill health, learn what actions to take following an incident at work and understand the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health accurately.

Who should attend / would be applicable?

This course is suitable for anyone wanting to understand the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees relating to health and safety in the workplace.

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