Workplace Health and Safety Course
This course covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range of types of businesses and sectors, from office and retail environments to workshops and factories.
The wide range of topics covered makes this a great course to act as an introduction to health and safety in the workplace that can then be built on with more detailed courses that cover specific hazards that employees might come into contact with in specific workplaces.
This makes it a useful part of the induction process.
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By the end of this course the candidate will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety.
This is followed up with some statistics outlining the most common causes of accidents in the workplace. They will also understand good practice in relation to electricity, display screen equipment and the use of safe manual handling techniques.
The course also introduces best practice associated with the control of substances hazardous to health regulations, the importance of using appropriate PPE as instructed and the most common procedures to follow in the event of a fire.
Understand Health and Safety within the work environment
Recognise the key legislation and guidance associated with health and safety in the workplace
Understand the concept of Corporate Manslaughter
Identify the common causes of accidents within the workplace and understand both employer and employee responsibilities
Remember that Health and Safety encompasses numerous areas such as Fire and Electrical Safety, DSE, and Manual Handling
Understanding emergencies and their effect on the workplace
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.
There are a wide range of other health and safety courses available in the eLearning suite that are relevant to the same industries as these courses.
There are also business skills courses such as Leadership Skills and Developing Teamwork which could be of value to managers and team leaders that may also have responsibilities for buildings and facilities.
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