Office Health & Safety Training

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
Office Safety
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  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£20 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Office Safety course provides learners with an introduction to the common safety hazards that can be found in an office environment. The course explains how to identify health and safety risks and details what office workers can do to prevent their work tasks and behaviours from causing harm.

All low-risk workplaces, including offices, contain health and safety hazards that need to be carefully controlled. As an employee, it's important to have an awareness of the risks so that dangers can be identified and action can be taken to prevent injury or ill-health.

This course was last audited on: 10th Feb 2023
  • Written in compliance with UK legislation and guidance
  • Developed by health and safety professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
  • Online training course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 2 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand why health and safety rules and regulations are important for office workplaces.
  • Recognise their health and safety responsibilities and understand where common office safety hazards can be found.
  • Understand how to prevent and manage slips, trips and falls in the office.
  • Know how to use electrical equipment safely and prevent workplace fires from starting.
  • Understand the importance of carrying out manual handling and chemical handling activities with care.
  • Know how to set up a desk or computer workstation ergonomically so as to prevent discomfort.
  • Understand more about how to prevent workplace stress.
  • Understand the first aid requirements of an office and recognise why it's important to report workplace accidents and injuries.

Training you can trust

Course content

1Introduction to Office Health and Safety

Statistics, benefits of health and safety, health and safety law, employer and employee responsibilities, and types of office hazards.

2Slips, Trips and Falls, Electrical Safety and Fire Safety

Slips, trips and falls, electrical safety, and fire safety.

3Manual Handling, Hazardous Substances and Display Screen Equipment

Manual handling, hazardous substances, and display screen equipment.

4Stress, Welfare Provisions and First Aid

Work-related stress, mental health, noise, lighting and heating, workplace first aid, and recording accidents.

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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as required with no extra charge.

Who should take this course?

This Office Health and Safety course is suitable for anyone who works in an office workplace, including managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time employees. The course is designed at an introductory level and so no pre-requisite training or knowledge is required.

Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their workers are trained in health and safety matters and this course will help you to comply with that responsibility. This requirement applies to employees of all levels, including part-timers and work experience staff.

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Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training.

Simply click the "Get Started" button on the email, and from there you can select whether the training is for yourself or for your team.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Continued support

Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have. 

Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.