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Health & Safety Awareness

Our Health and Safety Awareness course enables attendees to understand how to safely and correctly use health and safety procedures and processes also to understand what legislation is involved.
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Learn how to notice indicators of using incorrect health and safety procedures and what constitutes to modern slavery.

What are the different types of legislation that are associated with health and safety? What are the most common causes of accidents? What is the difference between a hazard and a risk? What is the hierarchy of control measures? What are the causes of accidents and/ or ill health? How is moving and handling involved with health and safety? How is ladder safety and working at heights involved with health and safety? What is COSHH? What is PPE? What is DSE?

Our Health and Safety Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more.

Worldwide, 2.3 million workers die every year from work related accidents, injury and disease.

Through our Health and Safety Awareness course, you will gain an understanding of what health and safety is. You will learn what the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is and what the employees’ responsibilities are. You will learn what the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 is. You will learn how risk assessments are and what the 5 steps of the process are. You will learn what the hierarchy of control measures are. You will learn the main causes of accidents and workplace ill health. You will learn the duty of employers from the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (1992). You will learn the principles of safer moving and handling. You will learn how working at heights and ladder safety are involved. You will learn what COSHH is and what the 8 basic measures are. You will learn what DSE is and how it is included.

What does Health & Safety Awareness cover?

  • What Health and Safety is and the types of legislation there is involved.
  • Understand the common causes of accidents.
  • Understand the different types of legislation that has been put in place.
  • Recognise what the hierarchy of control measures is.
  • Understand what the importance of PPE is and when it should be used.
  • Gain knowledge of how ladder safety and working at heights is involved within health and safety.

Who is our Health & Safety Awareness for?

Our Health and Safety Awareness course is for anyone who would like to gain more knowledge of what health and safety is as well as why it is so important in day-to-day life as well as in the workplace. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our Health and Safety course will provide you with the knowledge and skills.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss the different types of legislation involved within health and safety.
  • Discuss the common causes of accidents in the workplace.
  • Recognise the difference between a hazard and a risk.
  • Be able to understand what some of the causes of accidents and ill-health in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate how to correctly wear PPE.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to prevent accidents and ill-health from occurring within the workplace.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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Training can be delivered at a venue of your choice or at one of our training locations across the UK.

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Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, we’ve got your training needs covered. Trusted by companies of all sizes including:
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