Gain an introduction to the world of Health & Safety with our Health and Safety Introductory Course!
Health and safety laws are a fact of modern working life and rightly so. Not only do they promote the safety of employees in the workplace, they act as valuable guidelines for employers who need to ensure they are providing a safe and appropriate working environment for their employees. From the smallest business to the largest corporation, it’s crucial to be compliant with the most up-to-date health and safety regulations, and this introductory course is the ideal place to start.
What Does the Course Include?
This online course is designed according to the specifications set down by the Qualifications and Credit Framework for the Level 2 course in Health and Safety. As a result, by the end of the course, you will have gained a good understanding of employers’ roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare. You will also find out how risk assessments contribute to good practice in health and safety and how to identify and control the risks from potential hazards. In addition to this, you will become well versed in the correct procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace.
What the course will teach you:
- Begin by learning about the fundamental roles and responsibilities of health and safety before completing the test to confirm and embed your new knowledge.
- Tackle the principles of risk assessment including how to identify and manage hazards.
- Learn about important issues of work-based accidents and how to deal with them.
- Much much more..
Units of Study
Health and Safety Introductory Course
Key Learning Points
Get started with the important issue of health and safety today to ensure you’re exercising the best possible practice in your workplace.
Begin by learning about the fundamental roles and responsibilities of health and safety before completing the test to confirm and embed your new knowledge.
The second module tackles the principles of risk assessment including how to identify and manage hazards. Complete the test and take the ‘Putting it Right’ challenge, where you use your skillset to spot the hazards in the walk-through video.
Module three deals with the important issue of work-based accidents and how to deal with them.
Finally, enhance your learning with the additional reference module on epilepsy and seizures.
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)
Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.