This Level 3 Health and Safety in the Workplace course is suitable for all employers, managers and/or supervisors who have a responsibility for providing high health and safety standards in the workplace. This includes those who have responsibility for training employees, maintaining standards and enforcing a positive health and safety culture at work.
||Legislation and Risk Assessments
||Why health and safety is important, useful definitions, health and safety law, law enforcement, risk assessments and the competent person.
||Reporting and Investigating Accidents
||Workplace injuries, the accident triangle, legal requirements, RIDDOR, occupational diseases, dangerous occurrences and investigations.
||The Workplace and Work Equipment
||Slips, trips and falls, reducing the risks, work equipment and reducing the risks from work equipment.
||Fire and Explosion Responsibilities
||Why fire safety is important, employer duties, the responsible person, employee duties, the fire triangle and fire risk assessment.
||Fire and Explosion Control Measures
||Fire detection and warning systems, fire escape routes, evacuation procedures, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, fire safety signs, preparing and emergency plan and precaution against explosions.
||Common causes of electrical accidents, injuries caused by electricity, employer responsibilities, electrical risk assessments, safe installations, portable appliances, residual current devices, working near electricity and wiring, underground cables, overhead power lines, potentially explosive atmospheres, maintaining electrical equipment and dealing with electric shocks.
||Working at Height
||The risks of working at height, legislation, employer and employee duties, the hierarchy of control measures, risk reduction, types of equipment, fragile surfaces, vehicles, training, communication and housekeeping, and emergency procedures.
||Vehicles: Worksite Hazards
||Legal responsibilities, risk assessment, worksite control measures, traffic routes, worksite visibility, vehicle speed, pedestrians, signs, signals and markings, worksite lighting, parking, privately owned vehicles and the public and visiting drivers.
||Vehicles: Driver Standards
||Vehicle design, maintenance, immobilisation, driver standards, training drivers, reversing, signallers and deliveries.
||Coupling and uncoupling, loading and unloading, tipping, avoiding overturns and avoiding falls.
||Conflict and Violence
||Who is at risk, statistics on workplace violence, the law, risk factors, risk assessment and control measures.
||Alcohol and Drugs
||Alcohol at work, alcohol policy, alcohol screening, drug misuse, legislation, signs of drug misuse, drug policy and drug screening.
||Working Safely With Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
||What is a hazardous substance, ill health effects, routes of entry, the law, employer and employee responsibilities, risk assessment, hierarchy of control measures, Workplace Exposure Limits, personal protective equipment, health surveillance, information, instruction and training, chemical labelling and safety data sheets.
||Types of Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
||Flammable substances, dangerous substances, employer responsibilities, flammable liquids, dusts and gases, asthma-causing substances, asbestos, lead and emergency procedures.
||How noise is dangerous, measuring noise, employer responsibilities, supply of equipment, noise risk assessment, purchasing policy, reducing noise, personal protective equipment, information, instruction and training and health surveillance.
||Ill health from vibration, the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations, employer duties, manufacturers and suppliers, risk assessment, eliminating and reducing risks and health surveillance.
||What is ergonomics, improving health and safety, display screen equipment, manual handling, work-related stress, assessing the risks and control measures.
||Manual Handling: Risk Assessment
||What is manual handling, employer duties, can manual handling be avoided, risk assessment and task, individual capability, load and environment (TILE).
||Manual Handling: Reducing the Risks
||Mechanical aids, changing the layout, personal protective equipment, lifting, pushing and pulling and training.
||Employee Welfare and Emergency Procedures
||Workplace stress, stress risk assessment, welfare facilities, first aid and emergency procedures.
||Positive Health and Safety Culture
||Establishing a positive health and safety culture, safety representatives, safety committees, consulting employees and team briefing.
||Role of Managers, Supervisors and PPE
||Managers, supervisors, personal protective equipment, types of personal protective equipment, training and maintenance and CE marking.
||Motivating staff, staff training, the training process and resolving disputes.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 60 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.