Health and Safety in the Workplace Course

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All businesses have a legal obligation to ensure that their employees are protected from harm in the workplace. This online Health and Safety course helps you to fulfil legal requirements for providing workplace training; it also promotes staff awareness that can lead to greater efficiency, lower insurance costs and a reduction in lost time.

This online training has been approved by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

The benefits of using online training in the workplace include:

  • Cost Reductions e.g. travel fees
  • Man hour reduction (training only takes as long as the learner needs)
  • Self-printed certificate for evidence of course completion
  • Staff can start training immediately
  • Helping your business maintain a green status by reducing your carbon footprint

The Health and Safety in the Workplace module is available as a stand-alone course, however, for a limited time only we are offering it as part of our Online Safety Training Pack with our Fire Safety and Evacuation module for only £40 + VAT.

All of our online training can be paused by the user and picked up again when they like, allowing freedom to complete the course in a time that fits around their workload. By allowing them to work at their own pace you can have peace of mind that everybody has received adequate information, without feeling the need to compete with their peers.

If you are responsible for training a large number of staff, you may also be interested inhearing more about our Learning Management System (LMS) Our well established system allows you to easily track and record who has received and completed the training, while reducing the need for administration and paperwork.

What is Covered?

Organisations will experience a number of benefits from providing a safe and healthy workplace; as mentioned above in 2008/9 29.3 million days were lost overall due to work related health and safety issues. To help reduce these numbers, our course has been tailored to address your legal workplace training requirements, as well as key risk assessment areas. If you require additional training depending on your specific sector, you can view our additional courses including, Manual HandlingAsbestos Awareness and Risk Assessment

 

Lesson Plan

 

The subjects covered in this module 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: COSHH and PPE
  • Hazards and Controls: Manual Handling & DSE

Upon successfully completing this e-learning course, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the key principles of workplace health and safety
  • Recognise the importance of risk assessment to Health and Safety and how it is undertaken
  • Outline accident and incident investigation and reporting
  • Communicate health and safety information clearly
  • Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled

 

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. Virtual College’s Health and Safety in the Workplace course is approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate as proof, and a record of this training will be available in the Enable Learning Management System should you need it in future (for example, a health and safety audit).

Duration

Approximately 3-4 hours. The training takes on average 3 - 4 hours to complete. The length of time taken depends on how quickly you study and absorb the material. The Learning Management System automatically tracks your progress so you can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and pause the training if you need to complete it in stages.

Target Audience

 

This module is perfect for employees in any business who require health and safety training. It is also suitable for individuals who are self-employed and individuals who wish to increase their awareness of health and safety in the workplace, or prepare for entry to a new job.

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