Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) Enquire Now What is health and safety in the workplace? Health and safety in the workplace refers to the efforts made to protect the physical and mental well-being of employees while they are on the job. This includes identifying and addressing potential hazards, implementing safety measures and procedures, and providing training and education to employees to prevent accidents and injuries. It also involves promoting wellness and preventing illness in the workplace What is health and safety training? 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. Why do we need health and safety training? 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. What does health and safety training involve? 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. 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 How long does health and safety training training last? 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. Is there an assessment? 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. Do we receive certificates? Upon satisfactory completion of both parts of the course, you will be awarded a Health and Safety Executive approved certificate How long is health and safety training valid for? It is valid for three years in both your current and future employment. How often should health and safety training be refreshed? The frequency of health and safety training refreshers varies depending on the workplace and job role. However, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires employers to provide ongoing training and instruction to employees to ensure that they can work safely and without risks to their health. Refresher training should be provided when employees start a new job, are exposed to new or increased risks, or when existing skills may have become rusty or need updating. Can you do health and safety training online? Yes, health and safety training can be done online. However, it is important to ensure that the online training meets the legal requirements and industry standards for health and safety training. How much is a health and safety course? 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 Upcoming Health and Safety Training in the Workplace Courses Course Name & Location Individual price Group price Duration Date Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) – Liverpool Individual price: £195 Group price: £445 Duration: 1 day Date: 17/12/2023 Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) – Newcastle upon Tyne Individual price: £195 Group price: £445 Duration: 1 day Date: 18/12/2023 Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) – Leeds Individual price: £195 Group price: £445 Duration: 1 day Date: 19/12/2023 Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) – Birmingham Individual price: £195 Group price: £445 Duration: 1 day Date: 28/12/2023 Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) – Bristol Individual price: £195 Group price: £445 Duration: 1 day Date: 29/12/2023 Workplace Health and Safety Training (1 Day Course) – London Individual price: £195 Group price: £445 Duration: 1 day Date: 22/12/2023 Or view our Training Locations to find a course near to you Interested? 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Health & Safety FAQs What law regulates health and safety in the workplace? The primary law that regulates health and safety in the workplace is the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The Act is supported by a number of regulations and approved codes of practice that provide more detailed guidance on specific health and safety issues. Who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace? Employers are primarily responsible for health and safety in the workplace. The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 places a legal duty on employers to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety, and welfare of their employees while they are at work. This includes providing a safe and healthy working environment, identifying and assessing risks, implementing control measures to prevent or reduce risks, providing information, instruction, and training to employees, and consulting with employees on health and safety matters. What is the legal requirement for health and safety training? In the UK, the law requires employers to provide health and safety training to their employees to ensure that they can work safely and without risk to their health. This includes providing clear instructions and information, adequate training, and appropriate supervision. The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain. Can my employer charge me for health and safety training? No, in the UK, employers cannot charge employees for health and safety training that is required for their job. According to the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, employers are required to provide health and safety training to their employees free of charge. This includes training on how to work safely and without risks to their health, as well as training on any specific hazards or risks associated with their job. How to monitor and improve health and safety in the workplace? There are several ways to monitor and improve health and safety in the workplace, including: Regular workplace inspections: Conducting regular inspections of the workplace to identify hazards and risks can help to prevent accidents and injuries. Incident reporting and investigation: Encouraging employees to report incidents, accidents, and near misses can help to identify areas where improvements are needed. Investigating incidents can also help to identify the root causes and prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future. Safety performance metrics: Establishing safety performance metrics, such as injury rates, can help to track progress and identify areas where improvements are needed. Health and safety audits: Conducting regular health and safety audits can help to identify areas where policies and procedures are not being followed, and ensure compliance with legal requirements and industry standards. Employee feedback: Encouraging employees to provide feedback on health and safety issues can help to identify areas where improvements are needed and ensure that policies and procedures are effective. Ultimately, a combination of these methods can help to ensure that health and safety is monitored effectively in the workplace.