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Health And Safety At Work

Learn The Key Basic Health & Safety Principles & The Common Risks Prevalent In The Workplace.

Course Description


The Health and Safety at Work Act imposes a general duty on employers to make sure that their workplaces are safe and offer no risk to health, but the act goes beyond employers, and health and safety is the responsibility of employees too.

This e-learning course sets out to provide the basic principles of health and safety. It creates an awareness of key health and safety principles and highlights the risks that are prevalent in the workplace, explaining both what the risks are as well as what should be done to avoid and remove them. It also describes what should be done when accidents occur and the measures that should be put in place to avoid them happening again.

Health and safety is about preventing people from being harmed while at work, or becoming ill through work. In this health and safety e-learning course you will find out why it’s important to you, those around you, and why everyone has their part to play in keeping things as safe as possible.

Learning Objectives


  • Learn more about health and safety accidents at work
  • Explain your responsibilities and the responsibilities of your employer
  • Know why health and safety training at work is important
  • Explain what a hazard is and the different ways of dealing with them
  • Describe how risk is assessed and managed
  • Explain why reporting accidents and near misses is important
  • Describe the reporting steps to take if there is an accident
  • Have a general understanding of work-based areas of health and safety

Course Requirements


Entry Requirements

  • Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer Requirements

  • Students will need access to a computer and the internet.
  • Minimum Specifications For Computers:
    • Microsoft Windows XP or later
    • OSX/iOS 6 or later
    • Modern Up To Date Browser
    • Google Chrome recommended

Additional Course Info


Course Summary

πŸŽ“ Delivery: Online

πŸ”— Access: Lifetime

πŸ† Award: Certificate

πŸ• Time: Self Paced

πŸ“’ Language: English

πŸ’¬ Support: Email

πŸ™‹  Forum: Q&A

Course Formats:

πŸ’» Interactive Media

🎬 Video

🎧 Audio

🎡 Audio Books

πŸ“ˆ Presentations

⏬ Resources

🎯 Quiz & Assessment

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This is a self study, self paced course offering complete flexibility with students taking charge of their own study schedule and pace. You can start anytime, learn and complete whenever you want, at your own discretion. Self-paced courses are supported by the online course resources and discussion forums with access to expert tutors on demand. Students have lifetime access and may complete the course and assessments on their own schedule.
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