Warehouse Safety Training

Duration 4 hours

Last audited 12th September 2023

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
Warehouse Safety
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For teams
  • 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)

£30 +VAT

include vat

Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Warehouse Safety training educates learners about the risks posed by warehouses and how to control them. It explains what your legal duties are, the common hazards you may face, how to carry out a risk assessment of a warehouse, and how to apply suitable safety measures to lower risk.

On completion of the course, you’ll understand how your warehouse may put workers at risk and what you can do to control exposure, including hazards posed by vehicles, manual handling, storage, and more.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Written in compliance with UK legislation and guidance

Developed by health and safety professionals

Accredited by CPD and assured by RoSPA Qualifications

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand your legal duties in relation to warehouse safety.
  • Know what types of hazards may be present in a warehouse setting.
  • Be able to control slips and trips risks, as well as electrical safety hazards.
  • Know how to carry out a risk assessment of your warehouse.
  • Recognise manual handling risks and know how to use mechanical aids to reduce risk.
  • Understand how to ensure vehicle safety in warehouses, including how to organise safe traffic routes.
  • Know how to store goods in a warehouse safely and use pallets in a safe manner.

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Module 1: Introduction to Warehouse Health and Safety

The importance of warehouse safety training, common warehouse injuries, causes of warehouse injuries, legal responsibilities, effects on your business, employee responsibilities, risk assessment, correct selection and flexibility, and training.

Module 2: Health Hazards and Controls

COSHH, noise, vibration, asbestos, legionella, display screen equipment, workplace stress, personal protective equipment, and first aid.

Module 3: Slips, Trips and Falls, Electrical Safety and Fire Safety

Slip and trip hazards, preventing slip and trip hazards, floor contamination, electrical hazards, electrical safety legislation, preventing electrical hazards, in case of emergency, and fire safety controls.

Module 4: Manual and Mechanical Handling and Work at Height

Manual handling hazards in a warehouse, manual handling risk assessment, identifying manual handling risks, manual handling safety measures, mechanical handling, mechanical handling safety, duties on manufacturers and suppliers of machines and equipment, and working at height.

Module 5: Onsite Vehicle Safety

Pedestrians, visiting drivers and deliveries, traffic routes, traffic signs, reversing vehicles, loading vehicles, coupling and uncoupling vehicles, falls from height, operating vehicle safety, parking, and inspection and maintenance.

Module 6: Site Safety

Storage systems, pallets, safe use of pallets, automated storage systems, why do accidents occur, and storing hazardous substances safely.

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 you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This Warehouse Safety training course is suitable for anyone who has the responsibility of managing health and safety risks in a warehouse setting, including owners, managers, and supervisors. It is also suitable for employees, as it gives them an awareness of what risks they should look out for and the safety measures that should be in place in their warehouse.

Written by experts

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Neil Murray

Health and Safety Consultant

Neil Murray is a vastly experienced and highly qualified health and safety professional who has held roles such as Senior Health and Safety Executive inspector,  and Principal Inspector for Channel Tunnel construction. He has also held senior roles in an international infrastructure business, a major UK water utility company and a major construction group and provided management consultancy to numerous companies across a wide range of industries. 

Neil has a wide expertise in many sectors, including construction, civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, water and waste utilities, education, heritage sites, public safety, rail construction and operation, transport, marine, waste management, engineering design and industrial and facilities management services. 

Neil is a QSA auditor for RoSPA and also an author of published guidance on health and safety in the construction of the Channel Tunnel, work at height, major project management, and online training courses.

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