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Workplace Health and Safety

Video assisted online ELearning course with assessments. IIRSM Approved


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Summary

Price
£30 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
1 hour
Access to content
1 year
Qualification
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Overview

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.
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.
The course contains specific case studies that outline the seriousness of health and safety in the workplace and potential consequences if there is a health and safety breach. Along with all this it introduces the concept of risk assessment and concludes with the actions that should be taken in the event of an emergency situation occurring.

Qualification

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

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Description

There are 6 modules within this course. In each module you will be shown a series of videos, after which you will be asked to answer a few questions. Each module requires a pass percentage of 70% or more. You are required to complete all modules.

The 6 Modules are:

What Is Health and Safety?

Case Studies

Corporate Manslaughter

Accidents

Fire, Electricity, DSE and Manual Handling

Emergencies, CoSHH, PPE and Stress

Who is this course for?

The course has a very wide audience as it applies to a wide range of sectors and can be included as part of the induction process in most businesses, especially when combined with other more specific health and safety courses that apply to the candidates role.

Requirements

Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

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