Health and Safety Level 3 in the Workplace
This Health and Safety Level 3 course is ideal for those currently operating or working towards a managerial or supervisory type role, who are tasked with ensuring practices are implemented across an organisation or business that adhere to the health and safety legislation .
The covered health and safety topics include the cost of poor workplace standards, legislation related to both employer and employees, and, more importantly creating a positive health and safety culture by reducing accidents and enforcing the correct facilities. This, in turn, improves employee welfare, as highlighted in this Health and Safety Level 3.
The course not only addresses the potential risks to the health and safety of the public and workers when these practices are not followed but also emphasises the potential damage to an organisation's reputation, which can be detrimental to its success. To avoid these negative consequences, it is essential that you, your employees, and the people you work with are knowledgeable and well-skilled in understanding the key concepts set out in this Level 3 Health and Safety course.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace
- Chartered Institue of Environmental Health (CIEH) Assured
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 8-9 Hours
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Health and Safety Level 3 Training for?
Though this course has no prerequisite and can be completed by all employees looking to obtain a Level 3 Health and Safety Qualification, it would benefit individuals already in an existing or intending to move into a supervisory or managerial type role who are looking into cultivating a strong ethic of workplace health and safety for their team.
Those tasked with over seeing the training of employees and developing health & safety management procedures and systems will find this course extremely relevant.
For employees with no basic training in Health and Safety, it's recommended they complete an awareness focused course such as an introduction to health and safety.
Health and Safety Certificate Level 3
This training course and it's content has also been assured by CIEH - Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Health and Safety Level 3 in the Workplace Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of the online course is to part the learner with a clear understanding of the role the individual will need to undertake and an organisation's legal responsibilities in regards to workplace safety, focusing on what will be required of them when taking a senior level role. The need to become familliar of the expected procedures and the principles of risk assessing and developing their own competent processes to help protect the employee workforce.
On completion of the course, you should be able to understand:
- State the potential costs of poor standards of workplace health and safety to both the individual and the employer.
- Explain the difference between primary and secondary health and safety legislation.
- Recognise and identify hazards and risks
- Identify common workplace accidents and link these to human, occupational and environmental factors
- Describe common work-related ill health conditions and their causes
- Explain ‘health and safety culture’ and identify the characteristics of a positive one
- Describe the role of supervisors and managers in promoting good standards of health and safety
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
Module 1 - Introduction to online Health and Safety Level 3 training
This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at the costs of poor standards of workplace health and safety, common health and safety terms, categories of risk, managing health and safety and workplace hazards.
Module 2 - Health and Safety Legislation
This module explores the differences between primary and secondary health and safety legislation, employer and employee duties, the legal status and practical application of Approved Codes of Practice, guidance and other publications, the powers of enforcement officers and the enforcement actions and penalties for breaches of health and safety law.
Module 3 - Accidents in the workplace
This module covers common workplace accidents and the link to human, occupational and environmental factors, the legal and organisational requirements with respect to reporting and recording accidents and near misses, how to carry out an incident investigation and how to prevent accidents for a range of common workplace incidents.
Module 4 - Ill health in the workplace
This module covers common work-related ill health conditions and their causes, differences between acute and chronic health effects, legal and organisational duty to report incidents of work-related ill health, hazards that cause ill health, and suitable control measures, the role of health surveillance in controlling work-related ill health and the requirements for welfare and first-aid provision in the workplace.
Module 5 - Organisation and Management
This module concentrates on ‘health and safety culture’ and how to identify a positive one, the requirements for providing health and safety information to employees, the need for employee representation and consultation on health and safety and the role of effective communication, the process of risk assessments and when they should be reviewed, situations where specific risk assessments are required, competencies required of risk assessors, processes of monitoring and auditing workplace health and safety and the requirements for record keeping health and safety records.
Module 6 - The role of supervisors
This module covers the role of supervisors and managers in promoting good standards of health and safety, the role of PPE in controlling hazards, procedures for monitoring the effectiveness of control measures, methods for motivating staff to work safely, staff training needs and appropriate delivery of training, methods for dealing with conflict and disputes and the actions required in emergency situations.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 40 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 82% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not.
How To Order and Access Your Course
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Accessing the Training Course
Now you have completed your order we will email you a Receipt along with a second email titled ‘Online Course Registration Details’. This will contain all the information you will need to register a user on the Training Course. Emails are sent within minutes of a completed transaction so as soon as you complete your order you will receive your confirmation emails straight away.
Registering on the Training Course
The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.
Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.
Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you along the way.
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