Level 1 Health and Safety in the Workplace
To ensure that your workplace remains a hazard-free environment and that your health and safety is not compromised, you should have an awareness of the risks that may exist in your workplace and the safety measures that your employer should implement.
The course will familiarise you with the importance of health and safety, what your and employer’s duties are, the risks that you may face, and the arrangements and procedures your employer should have in place. With this requisite knowledge, you will be fully prepared to recognise hazards and risks and do all you can to uphold health and safety control measures and guarantee your and everyone else’s wellbeing.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
Who Should Take this Course?
This Level 1 Health and Safety in the Workplace course is designed for employees of all levels and is particularly suited to new workers who are required to take health and safety induction training at the start of their employment.
The course will give you a basic understanding of general health and safety practices so that you can work together with your employer to ensure control measures effectively remove hazards and reduce risks to a minimum.
If you have already taken induction level training, and need to maintain or build on your existing knowledge, then it's recommended that you take the Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace course.
If you are an employer, manager or supervisor and you require an advanced level of training then it's recommended you take our Level 3 Health & Safety Training.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working
day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of
Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
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The course is divided into 5 accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:
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Introduction to Health and Safety –what is health and safety at work?, what is a hazard?, what is risk?, what commonly causes accidents?, what are common types of ill-health?, what factors influence health and safety?, health and safety law, what are employers' responsibilities?, what are employees' responsibilities?, and why is health and safety important?
Workplace Hazards and Risks: Part 1 –slips, trips, and falls, working at height, manual handling, and hazardous substances.
- Workplace Hazards and Risks: Part 2 – machinery and vehicles, electricity, fire, and stress.
- Workplace Conditions – good housekeeping, the benefits of good housekeeping, welfare facilities, and safety signs.
Workplace Procedures – the importance of reporting, first aid arrangements, first aid kit, personal protective equipment, and personal hygiene.
Aims of the Course
By the end of this course, learners will have an understanding of:
- What health and safety at work is and why it is important.
- The work-related hazards and risks that commonly cause accidents and ill-health.
- Your and your employer's responsibilities for upholding health and safety.
- The welfare facilities that your employer should make available to you.
- The safety measures and procedures your employer will put in place and how you can help to uphold them.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 10 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.
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