CPD Health and Safety in the Workplace

In the UK, health and safety courses cover skills that are beneficial for a variety of jobs in a range of different sectors.

This short, auto-marked programme will give your learners the knowledge they need to carry out risk assessments and to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards.

On completion, learners will be able to download a certificate of achievement in Health and Safety in the Workplace. As previously stated, in the UK, health and safety courses cover a range of skills that are suitable for a range of jobs, so having a certificate showcasing competency in health and safety will be beneficial for your learners regardless of their chosen career path.

Section 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare at work

In this section, your learners will develop their understanding of employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare. They will cover the requirements for training and competence in the workplace and how to effectively communicate health and safety information.

Section 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety

Your learners will cover the meaning of the terms 'hazard' and 'risk', how risk assessments are carried out and how they contribute to a reduction in workplace accidents and ill health.

Section 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards

This module will enable your learners to identify hazards in the workplace, understand how hazards can cause harm or damage and learn the risk controls for common hazards.

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

In this section, your learners will cover the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health, the actions to take following an incident at work and the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health accurately.

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