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Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Overview

All businesses have a legal obligation to ensure that their employees are protected from harm in the workplace. This online Health and Safety course helps you to fulfil legal requirements for providing workplace training; it also promotes staff awareness that can lead to greater efficiency, lower insurance costs and a reduction in lost time.

The benefits of using online training in the workplace include:

·    Cost Reductions e.g. travel fees
·    Man hour reduction (training only takes as long as the learner needs)
·    Self-printed certificate for evidence of course completion
·    Staff can start training immediately
·    Helping your business maintain a green status by reducing your carbon footprint

The Health and Safety in the Workplace module is available as a stand-alone course, however, for a limited time only we are offering it as part of our Online Safety Training Pack with our City and Guilds Accredited Fire Safety and Evacuation module for only £40 + VAT.

All of our online training can be paused by the user and picked up again when they like, allowing freedom to complete the course in a time that fits around their workload. By allowing them to work at their own pace you can have peace of mind that everybody has received adequate information, without feeling the need to compete with their peers.

If you are responsible for training a large number of staff, you may also be interested in hearing more about our Learning Management System (LMS) Our well established system allows you to easily track and record who has received and completed the training, while reducing the need for administration and paperwork.

What is Covered?
Organisations will experience a number of benefits from providing a safe and healthy workplace; as mentioned above in 2008/9 29.3 million days were lost overall due to work related health and safety issues. To help reduce these numbers, our course has been tailored to address your legal workplace training requirements, as well as key risk assessment areas. If you require additional training depending on your specific sector, you can view our additional courses including, Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness and Risk Assessment

Lesson Plan
The subjects covered in this module include:

·    Health and Safety in the Workplace
·    Risk Assessment
·    Accident Prevention, Investigation and Reporting
·    Communication and Environment
·    Hazards and Controls: Fire and Electricity
·    Hazards and Controls: COSHH and PPE
·    Hazards and Controls: Manual Handling & DSE

Upon successfully completing this e-learning course, learners will be able to:

·    Demonstrate the key principles of workplace health and safety
·    Recognise the importance of risk assessment to Health and Safety and how it is undertaken
·    Outline accident and incident investigation and reporting
·    Communicate health and safety information clearly
·    Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled

Accreditation
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Duration
Approximately 3 - 4 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience
This module is targeted primarily at businesses or individuals who are self-employed; however, it will also be of use to anyone who would like to increase their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

 
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