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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 cases of accidents and/ or ill health? How is moving and handling involved with health and safety? How is ladder safety and working at hights 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?

This half day course will provide delegates with the basic knowledge and understanding of health and safety to allow them to fulfill their legal duties.

Who is our Health & Safety Awareness for?

This course can be offered for any workplace or made specific to the following sectors: catering ,manufacturing, care or retail.

What will you achieve?

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

  • Define common health and safety terms
  • Understand health and safety law
  • Perform a risk assessment
  • Identify controls
  • Outline the law and controls relating to slips, trips and falls, electricity, noise, PPE, equipment, hazardous substances, etc.

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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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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We work with specialists including doctors, nurses, dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.


Our courses can be personalised to the individual setting to meet the unique needs of your company.

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

Trusted by companies of all sizes

Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, we’ve got your training needs covered. Trusted by companies of all sizes including:
Alzheimer’s Society, Mind, Foster Care Associates, Nursing Midwifery Council and the Scouts.

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