Health and Safety in the Workplace Training Course

Health and Safety

Approximately 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness or workplace injury during 2012. Some of these are injuries and illnesses that can be easily avoided.

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards. A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge. Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

Health and Safety at Work in the Workplace course content

The Health and Safety at Work training course is split into manageable sections. These are:

  • Section 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare at work In this section, the learner understands employers' and employees' duties relating to health, safety and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence and communicating health and safety information.
  • Section 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety Learners will understand the meaning of 'hazard' and 'risk', how risk assessments are carried out and how they reduce accidents and ill health.
  • Section 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards This will educate learners by identifying hazards in the workplace, understanding how hazards cause harm or damage and knowing risk controls for common hazards.
  • Section 4: Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work In this section, the learners will understand the common causes of accidents and ill health, learn what actions to take following an incident at work and understand the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health.

Who is the Health and Safety in the Workplace training course aimed at?

Almost all employees are trained in health and safety in the workplace in some aspect. Highlighting this on your CV shows an employer that you are ready to work and that you have knowledge of how to identify, control and report any issues that might arise in an office, warehous, factory, restaurant or any other place of work.

What kind of Health and Safety in the Workplace training courses are available?

This course run by The Kkills Network is 100% online based.

Health and Safety in the Workplace training course duraction

The duration of this course is 2 hours.

After completing the Health and Safety in th Workplace course

May of those who complete this course will be able to work in a multitute of places of employment, safe in the knowledge that they can identiy, control and reduce hazards around them. Others might find added responsibilities at work due to completion of this course.

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