Introduction to Health and Safety
It is important that organisations demonstrate their responsibility to protect people from harm and also to show compliance within the law.
"Introduction to Health and Safety" is aimed at people starting work for the first time and also employees who have not been trained in the basic requirements of health and safety. The course covers both health and safety in the work place and also preparation for work
The course is interactive and practical illustrations enhance the learning experience. The course has been accredited by ROSPA and a certificate can be printed with the awarding body logo following successful completion of the test.
The course takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to complete.
Introduction to Health and Safety Course Overview
The course is divided into 3 modules the titles and content of which are listed below:-
Section 1 - Introduction
- This section covers the basics of health and safety reinforcing the importance of a positive attitude and outlining the employees responsibilities
- Common health and safety terms and procedures are explained along with the importance of good communication.
- The learning also outlines good practice relating to preparation for work and the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Section 2 - Risks in Different Environments
Common areas of risk include:-
- Slips Trips and Falls
- Manual Handling
- Working at Height
- Machinery and Equipment
- Electrical Safety
- Display Screen Equipment
- Fire Safety
- Working Alone
Section 3 - Other Health and Safety Essentials
The concluding section covers topics relevant to all workers and includes:-
- Emergency Procedures
- First Aid
- Accident Reporting