Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and Safety in the Workplace

Approximately 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness or workplace injury during 2012. Some of these are injuries and illnesses that can be easily avoided.

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.

Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

  • Place of study: Learn from home
  • Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams
  • Course duration: An average of 2 hours.

Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course.

Course Online Sample

Online Sample

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

In this section, the learner understands employers' and employees' duties relating to health, safety and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence and communicating health and safety information.

Section 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety

Learners will understand the meaning of 'hazard' and 'risk', how risk assessments are carried out and how they reduce accidents and ill health.

Section 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards

This will educate learners by identifying hazards in the workplace, understanding how hazards cause harm or damage and knowing risk controls for common hazards.

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

In this section, the learners will understand the common causes of accidents and ill health, learn what actions to take following an incident at work and understand the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health.



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