RIDDOR Training Course
This online RIDDOR Training Course provides the essential knowledge for the responsible person within the workplace to report accidents or injuries. It is paramount that the responsible person, who could be an employer, manager, or person in charge of the work premises, has the correct and sufficient knowledge of RIDDOR. Accidents do occur; therefore, you must ensure it is reported correctly and keep appropriate records by law.
Dangerous occurrences, such as near misses, must also be reported. This is useful for the employer to analyse and identify where the risks are and how to amend the situation to ensure that accidents do not occur in future. Due to this, reporting near misses under RIDDOR is just as important as reporting other accidents or injuries that have occurred.
This RIDDOR course introduces the learner to the regulation and what they must do to ensure they are compliant within their business. As mentioned previously, accidents and injuries do occur. Unfortunately, some of these cases may be more severe than others. This course looks at what employers are required to do when these situations arise within the workplace.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 35 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online RIDDOR Training for?
If you are the responsible person for the overseeing of the work premises, then you must report any incident under RIDDOR, and you should have a thorough understanding of the regulations. This online training course covers the legislation, so the person who takes on this role clearly understands what is expected of them.
RIDDOR 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.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your RIDDOR 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 the learner a good understanding of the RIDDOR guidelines, it's legislation and what to record. They will become familiar with the relevant legal responsibilities, and what types of injury, disease and dangerous incidents, in particular, should be reported.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Explain what RIDDOR is
- Appreciate the purpose and relevance of RIDDOR
- Recognise the different reports that are required
- Explain recent changes and exemptions
- Identify the reporting requirements
- Explain the ways of writing and amending reports
- Identify the guidelines for keeping records
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to RIDDOR
Learn what RIDDOR is and what is required under RIDDOR
Module 1 - RIDDOR: what’s changed?
Discover all about RIDDOR changes and improvements and what has NOT changed
Module 2 - What is reportable?
This section will cover what is reportable, occupational diseases, dangerous occurrences and gas incidents
Module 3 - Making a report under RIDDOR
Discover when to report and how to make a report as well as amending a report
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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