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Health And Safety At Work

Online Course

The Basic Principles Of Health & Safety. Learn Key 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.

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

Course Summary

Delivery

Online 

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Assessed

Yes

Access

Lifetime 

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Language

English

Award

Certificate

Support

Yes

Time

Self Paced

Community

Online 

Health And Safety At Work

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