Health and Safety at Work

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

By law, an employer has a duty to look after the safety of their employees, customers, and anyone who enter their premises. Staff and customers will normally assume that they are safe in the establishment, and measures have to be in place to ensure a safe and compliant environment for all.

This course provides both employers and employees a general understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and a basic understanding of requirements and legal obligations.

Workplace health and safety training

Workplace health and safety training covers several important elements, such as risk assessment, PPE, COSHH awareness and Manual Handling which are covered in this course alongside general employer and employee obligations.

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

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.

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.

This course contains test questions and issues a certificate upon completion.


*This course is certified by the CPD Certification Service

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