Health and Safety at Work

Duration: 20 – 30 min

All organisations need to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA), which was introduced to maintain minimum health & safety standards.

By law and employer has a duty to provide for their safety, the safety of their colleagues and the safety of anyone, including customers, who enter their premises. Staff and customers will normally assume that they are safe in the establishment.

Health and Safety at Work Act

This course provides both employers and employees general health & safety awareness training, and a basic understanding of requirements and legal obligations. COSHH awareness and Manual Handling are also briefly covered in this course.

Safesmart delivers Health and Safety at Work Training for your organisation through Smartlog – our comprehensive health & safety compliance software.

This Smartlog training course covers:

Requirements and responsibilities for compliance – Identifying requirements and responsibilities for compliance regarding laws concerning Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: creating a company Health & Safety policy and the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

 Risk assessment – Laws concerning risk assessment (Regulation 3 of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999), identifying hazards, evaluating the risk, recording findings, and reviewing assessments.

health and safety at work

 Reporting accidents and injuries in the workplace – Reporting Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) and a guide to submitting a report.

 First aid provision – Employers’ obligations to the Health and Safety First Aid Regulations, and the First-Aid box recommendations.

 Manual handling – Employers’ and employees’ awareness of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, and conducting a manual handling assessment before a lift.

 COSHH – Remaining compliant with The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.

Electrical equipment use – Requirements and best practice for remaining compliant with the Electricity at Work Regulations.

& includes quiz questions.

*This course is certified by the CPD Certification Service


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