Warehouse Safety


Provides the knowledge needed to work safely in a warehouse environment.

Duration Approx. | 40 minutes

CPD Accredited

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Warehouse Safety Training Online | Warehouse operations present a wide variety of potential hazards to the worker.  According to Health and Safety Executive figures, in the UK, 621,000 workers sustained a non-fatal injury at work (2015/16 reporting period).  The fatal injury rate for warehouse operations is also higher than the national average for other industries.



Warehouse Safety Training

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Course Objective

Make your warehouse safer by providing the knowledge employees need to work safely.

Learning Outcomes

  • | Be aware of the various sources of hazards in a warehouse
  • | Understand precautions to follow while working in a warehouse environment
  • | Know how to manage and reduce risks to colleagues

Course content

Section 1 | Legislation

Working in warehouses | HSE act 1974 | Employer’s duties | Employee’s duties

Section 2 | Hazards faced in the warehouse

General Safety checklist | Hazard communication | Forklifts | Portable fire extinguishers

Section 3 | Proactive Working

Introduction | Security and safe packaging | Warehouse storage | Risk management

Why take the warehouse safety training course?

Every warehouse exposes workers to a unique combination of hazards that individually and together have the potential to injure workers.  For example – Heights, Chemicals,  Noise, Strewn objects, Dropped objects and vehicles.

These hazards combined with unsafe practices such as…

  • | Unsafe use of forklifts.
  • | Improper stacking
  • | Horseplay
  • | Inadequate fire safety provisions
  • | Improper Personal Protective Equipment
  • | Repetitive and/or heavy lifting

Means that is it crucial to have an effective safety management system in place.   This particular Warehouse Safety Training helps form part of many effective safety systems.

Ideal For

This Warehouse Safety training course is ideal for all employees working within a warehouse environment.


Warehouse Safety Certificate


Upon successful completion learners will be emailed their certificate.  This requires achieving 80% or more in the final 15 question multiple-choice assessment.   The assessment can be retaken as often as required.

Certificate includes the date, a verification code and earns the learner 5 CPD credits recognisable by many profession bodies.


  • | Simple course enrolment and assignment
  • | Instant self-print certificate emailed on completion
  • | Prices starting at £5.  Contact for details.

Further Information | If you wish to know more about the topics covered in this course please read our Warehouse Safety Checklist blog.

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