Health and Safety Training in the Workplace (1 Day Course)

Yellow sign that alerts for wet floor in airport.You should choose this course if you want to improve the health and safety of yourself and others in the workplace.

As an employer, you will find this course appropriate for all members of staff. It will help you to protect your team, contractors and customers, as well as helping you to comply with all current Health & Safety legislation.

Introduction

Recognising and reducing the dangers in the workplace is essential for all workers if you are to maintain high levels of health and safety. This HSE approved course gives all your staff a basic grounding in health & safety issues, giving them the knowledge and techniques they need to make their workplace safer for themselves, your clients and customers and the general public.

The course can be tailored to cover specific health and safety issues in your business, making the training directly relevant to your everyday working environment.

Is the One-Day Health & Safety in the Workplaceright for me?

This course is right for everyone in the workplace, as we all have a responsibility to look after our own health and safety, as well as that of our colleagues, co-workers and customers.

As an employer, this course should be made available to all staff as part of your obligations under HSE regulations. The course can be tailored to suit the unique needs of a wide range of private companies and public bodies, including:

  • Construction sites
  • Manufacturing sites
  • Chemical plants
  • Shops and shopping centres
  • Leisure venues
  • Offices
  • Schools, colleges and universities
  • Local community organisations

What will I learn?

By attending this course, you will learn the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace, enabling you to reduce risks and avoid accidents and injuries. You will learn to develop an awareness of health and safety issues, and to understand your duties and responsibilities to yourself, your environment and those around you.

The course will combine the requirements of current health and safety legislation, along with any specific company health and safety policies that may be in place.

What does the course cover?

The course involves both theoretical and practical study of the basics of health and safety in the workplace, including:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Specific management regulations
  • Employer and employee’s responsibilities
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment regulations
  • Display screen regulations
  • Protective equipment
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk mamanegemnt
  • Monitoring,audit and review
  • Accident investigation and reporting
  • First aid
  • Manual handling

Duration

You can gain a basic mandatory understanding of the principles of health and safety in the workplace in just one day, with six hours of training, normally held between 9.00am and 4.15pm.

However, you can choose a more convenient start time if you prefer, arranging training at a time to suit your staff and shift patterns.

How am I assessed?

The course is taught in interactive classroom sessions, and you will be continually assessed throughout this process. There will also be a health and safety project set at the end of the course, to be completed in your workplace, with a report returned to us for assessment.

To pass the course, you must pass both the continual assessment and the workplace project elements of the course.

Certification

Upon satisfactory completion of both parts of the course, you will be awarded a Health and Safety Executive approved certificate, which is valid for three years in both your current and future employment.

Where is the One-Day Health & Safety in the Workplaceheld?

You can choose to attend the One-Day Health & Safety in the Workplace course at any of our appointed training centres. These are available across the UK, so you should find one conveniently close to you.

However, since this training is relevant to all employees, it is usually more appropriate and convenient to complete the training in-house, allowing all staff the opportunity to attend. In-house training can be tailored more precisely to your company’s specific needs, and works out far more convenient and cost-effective for all concerned.

Cost for Health & Safety Training

We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for convenient, tailored health and safety training. Talk to our friendly team today on 0808 164 9690 and see how we can help you take better care of your team.

All prices exclude VAT

 

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