Workplace Health & Safety

This course coveres 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 make this a great course to act as an introduction to health and safety in the workplace that then can 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.

Course Content

Module One - What is Health & Safety
Module Two - Case studies
Module Three - Corporate manslaughter
Module Four - Accidents
Module Five - Fire, electricity, DSE & manual handling
Module Six - Emergencies, CoSHH, PPE, & stress
Duration 45 minutes, note this is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loacing time or thinking time for the questions.


Approved by IIRSM

IIRSM was established in 1975 and represents members in over 70 countries.

IIRSM Remit
Ensure that our members professional skills are recognised and respected.
Offer opportunities and services for advancement, support and networking.
Advance public education in risk, health and safety management.

Course Description
The course contains specific case studies that outlines the seriousness of health and safety in the workplace and potential consequences if there is a health and safety breach.

Along with all of this it introduces the concept of risk assessment and concludes with the actions that should be taken in the event of an emergency situation ocurring.

Advantages
As this course covers a wide range of health and safety situations the course provides a strong basis to further build on with more training.

IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning that the learner can progress through the modules at your own pace and in your own time, so you can fit your training in around your work and personal life.


Progression
Our health and safety courses that cover specific aspects of the learners role, for example if you work a lot on computers then the DSE awareness course would be useful to you.

If you are going to be handling chemicals then the more detailed COSHH course would cover this more thoroughly, and if you are going to be working alone at any point then the introduction to personal safety for lone workers course would be a great next step.