Health and Safety Awareness
This online Health and Safety Awareness online course provides an understanding to staff of health and safety best-practice.
DURATION | 40 minutes
HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARENESS
This Health and Safety Awareness online course introduces the principles of safe working best practice.
Maintain the health and safety of staff is a moral and legal duty. It can also bring financial benefits from greater productivity and reduced absenteeism.
UK RIDDOR statistics 20/21 show 1.7 million employees suffered work related illness. While 51,211 injuries occurred.
This accredited, online training helps to reduce chance of illness and injuries in the workplace.
This HSE Awareness training includes a CPD accredited certificate.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course is designed for employees. The course serves as one way to improve safety performance by providing employees with the knowledge needed to enhance workplace health and safety.
On completion of the online Health and Safety Awareness course learners will know:
- Health and safety legislation
- Common workplace hazards
- The role of risk assessments
- Common health and safety systems
- Employee duties with respect to safety
- Best practice behaviours
UNIT 1 | HSE MANAGEMENT
We begin by introducing why for moral, financial and legal reasons effective health and safety management requires shared responsibilities.
UNIT 2 | RISK MANAGEMENT
Next, we explain the difference between workplace ‘hazards’ and ‘risks’ and the fundamental role risk assessments have in shaping safe ways of working. We also highlight common workplace risks and the role staff can play in reducing those risks for all.
UNIT 3 | ACCIDENT PREVENTION
Next, we look at the common causes of accidents, for example, horseplay and the role employees have in ensuring workplace accidents don’t occur.
UNIT 4 | UK LAW
To ensure staff understand their safety obligations have legal force, this section provides and overview of the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Management of Health and Safety Regulations.
UNIT 5 | MONITOR AND REVIEW
Finally, staff understand that effective health and safety requires continues 2-way communication between those undertaking tasks and designing safe ways of working. And how period reviews or audits are required to assess if further improvements in risk reduction are possible.
UNIT 6 | QUIZ
At the end of the online HSE Awareness training there is a 15 question, multiple-choice quiz. Achieve over 80%, to demonstrate the course content is understood and we will email the certificate. A posted certificate is available for £9.
The Health & Safety Awareness certificate is valid for 3 years.
- Engaging and memorable, motion-graphic training
- Up to date with UK regulations
- Learn anywhere with an internet connection
- Verifiable, CPD-accredited certificates
- Convenient administration dashboard
- Carbon neutral training solution
HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARENESS FAQs
What is health and safety?
Health is about protect people from ill-health at work. For example, ill-health can result from exposure to harmful substances like asbestos and everyday activities like using a computer.
Safety refers to protecting people from injury from accidents. For example, falling from height or slipping on a wet floor.
Health and Safety must be discussed and managed at all levels of the organisation. Health and Safety must be given at least equal priority and resources as other core functions.
Failure to manage Health and Safety effectively could harm those who work for you and cost your organisation.
What is Health and Safety Management?
Health and Safety Management can be thought of as achieving a workplace that is free from unacceptable risks of harm. It requires a structured and systematic approach to achieve success.
What is the health and safety legislation?
The HSE Act 1974 requires employers to ensure the health and safety of all employees, and anyone affected by their work, so far as is reasonably practicable.
The Management of Health & Safety at Work regulations build on the HSE Act 1974 to include a duty on employers to assess risks, and document the steps take. For example, retaining training certificates.
What are employee’s duties?
Employee must play their part in keeping themselves and others safe at work.
For example, using equipment safely, reporting any accidents, problems, or unsafe situations to your supervisor.
Employees must also cooperate with training and using the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment provided.
If you have any questions about this Health and Safety Awareness course online, please email [email protected]