Office Health and Safety Training Course
This online Office Safety Training course looks at the hazards and risks which can arise when working in an office. Ultimately, the responsibility for keeping employees safe in an office is down to the employer. It is essential that all measures have been taken to evaluate what risks can arise and how to implement controls to remove any hazards or risks to the health of all employees or visitors within the office.
This course looks at the five steps to conducting a risk assessment, and why a risk assessment may be needed. It also looks at the various hazards that may arise within an office environment, such as, slips trips and falls, fire hazards and the use of ladders.
This course will help workers to understand the different regulations that are in place to protect the health and safety of all lives within an office environment.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Office Safety Training for?
This course is ideal for anybody who works in an office, either part-time or on a daily basis. When spending the majority in your time in one space, such as an office, then it should fulfil all the requirements to meet standards of comfort and allow workers to be safe. Doing this will result in a happier workplace.
This course is also ideal for managers, as shows the relevant regulations relating to office safety, including how to conduct a risk assessment.
Office Safety Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Office Safety Training 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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This course aims to give you a good understanding of the kinds of risks and hazards that can be present in an office environment and ways in which you can work safely to minimise the risk of accidents happening.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Explain the role of the HSE in statistic collation
- Give a definition for ‘hazard’ and ‘risks’
- Explain what things should be considered and in place to create a comfortable and safe office environment
- Name the two Regulations relevant to office safety
- Explain what the Regulations state
- Explain what should be covered in a risk assessment
- Name the 5-steps of an HSE risk assessment
- Name the main fire hazards in an office environment
- List the 5 points of an office risk assessment
- Name the three main pieces of legislation that covers slips, trips and falls
- Name the most common causes of slips, trips and falls
- Explain how to use a ladder and stepladder safely
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Office Safety
This section introduces the learner to the course. It gives some statistics from the HSE (Health and Safety Executive)
Module 1 - Hazards and Risks
This section of the course concentrates on the definition of a hazard and a risk. It looks at the potential hazards that may arise in an office environment and the responsibilities of everyone to act and work safely.
Module 2 - Assessing the Risks
This section of the course covers the relevant regulations that are in place, such as The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. It also looks at why risk assessments are needed, and the five steps to conducting a risk assessment.
Module 3 - Types of Hazards
In this final section, you will cover the types of hazards that can be found within an office environment and how to prevent them. Some of these hazards include fires, slips, trips and falls and ladder/stepladder safety.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% 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. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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