About Health and Safety Awareness
This course will help learners understand health and safety laws. They will also know the impacts on the employer and employees. Candidates will learn how to do risk assessments and report accidents when they happen. Training is for those working in a supervisory or managerial role in the workplace.
How long will this course take?
This course is 2 hours and it is spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This training is designed for those working at a supervisory or managerial level, or anyone who holds responsibility for the health and safety within a workplace.
What are the main points covered?
The main points of the course are: COSHH, identifying common hazards, risk assessment procedures and gaining an understanding of fire safety and manual handling.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Health and Safety Awareness Course Outline
- Knowledge of relevant legislation; Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
- Employer and employee health and safety roles and responsibilities.
- Health and safety requirements.
- Risk assessment procedures.
- Accident reporting.
- Identifying common hazards.
- Understanding of fire safety and manual handling.
Health and Safety Awareness FAQs
What is meant by Health and Safety at work?
Health and Safety, also known as occupational health and safety, refers to the regulations and procedures intended to prevent accidents or injuries in workplaces or public environments.
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for those working at a management or supervisory level but is also relevant for Human Resource and Health and Safety teams. Anyone responsible for aspects of health and safety is welcome on this course.
What does the health and safety awareness course cover?
The course looks in depth at the responsibilities of both the employer and employee in the workplace. It discusses the Health and Safety at work Act 1974 and current relevant legislation. Candidates will also learn the importance of risk assessments and how to report accidents should they happen.
Does this course cover COSHH and RIDDOR?
The course includes modules on COSHH and addresses RIDDOR but those that are regularly working with hazardous substances would be advised to also complete the COSSH awareness and RIDDOR specific courses.