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Health and Safety Courses

Browse our full suite of Health and Safety courses.

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Delivery Methods

Health and Safety courses are available as classroom-based courses, webinars, distance learning and eLearning.

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Asbestos Awareness

The Asbestos Awareness eLearning course is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the hazards associated with asbestos, the diseases that can result from exposure and the legal requirements around its management and removal. This course is delivered through a digital platform and takes approximately 1-2 hours to complete.

The course covers topics such as the properties of asbestos, the types of asbestos-containing materials, the risks associated with asbestos exposure, the health effects of asbestos, the responsibilities of employers and employees, and the steps that should be taken to manage asbestos safely in the workplace.

Upon completion of the course, learners will have a good understanding of the hazards associated with asbestos and the precautions that should be taken when working with or around asbestos. This course is mapped to National Occupational Standards PPLCC02 and COSVR756, and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) NG12.

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to explain what asbestos is and its uses
  • Know how to avoid risks from ACMs
  • Understand what processes release fibres and how the law has been applied to the risk from ACMs
  • Explain why ACMs are harmful and what diseases they can cause
  • Understand what to do if you have unintentionally come into contact with ACMs

Health and Safety Courses

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the need for infection prevention
  • Outline and describe a range of microorganisms capable of causing infections
  • Define infection and describe the ‘chain of infection’
  • Explain and practise a range of infection prevention procedures, including handwashing and decontamination
  • State sources of useful additional information.

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • To give managers and supervisors an understanding of everyone's safety and health responsibilities in the workplace
  • To enable managers and supervisors to recognise how they can influence, control and monitor risk to improve safety and health issues in the workplace

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Introducing working safely
  • Defining hazards and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand what an abrasive wheel is and typical causes of accidents
  • Be able to explain common hazards and control measures
  • To know main, relevant legislation
  • Understand how to use an abrasive wheel safely and demonstrate how to fit one

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the moral and legal obligation to investigate accidents
  • Understand RIDDOR requirements
  • Understand and be able to apply accident and incident investigation procedures
  • Understand the importance of reviewing performance and learning lessons
  • Understand the benefits of implementing control measures to prevent accidents

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to explain what asbestos is and its uses
  • Know how to avoid risks from ACMs
  • Understand what processes release fibres and how the law has been applied to the risk from ACMs
  • Explain why ACMs are harmful and what diseases it can cause
  • Understand what to do if you have unintentionally come into contact with ACMs

Classroom training
eLearning

Learning Objectives:

  • To introduce the learners to the trainer and First Response training
  • To outline the health and safety requirements and basic housekeeping for the course
  • List the policies of the client organisation and First Response Training
  • Outline the contents of the course

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand workplace violence and aggression
  • Know the laws that apply to both employers and employees regarding the subject
  • Consider how to resolve confrontational situations using effective communication
  • Understand factors regarding workplace safety
  • Understand the importance of personal safety
  • Understand reducing restrictive interventions by using a range of physical techniques to break away from aggressive situations

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand workplace violence and aggression
  • Know the laws that apply to both employers and employees regarding the subject
  • Consider how to resolve confrontational situations using effective communication
  • Understand factors regarding workplace safety
  • Understand the importance of personal safety

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Define ‘substance hazardous to health’
  • Identify the main legislation relevant to COSHH
  • Identify common hazardous substances
  • Describe ways that hazardous substances enter the body
  • List safe practices for handling hazardous substances

Classroom or webinar training
eLearning

Learning Objectives:

  • Have an awareness of relevant legislation
  • Understand how to identify hazards and prepare the home environment

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Know how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards

Classroom or webinar training
eLearning

Learning Objectives:

  • Know the importance of spinal health and wellbeing and the impact this has on any working activity
  • To identify the importance of taking a balanced risk assessment approach and what needs to be considered prior to undertaking the activity
  • To describe the legal framework and key guidance and how this influences safer person centred manual handling
  • To demonstrate safer principles of handling whilst completing practical aspects of your role

Classroom or webinar training
eLearning

Learning Objectives:

  • Detail the relevant Legislation
  • Explain the Risk Assessment process involved in selecting PPE
  • Explain when and where the use of PPE is required
  • Explain the different types of PPE
  • Know employee responsibilities with PPE

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand workplace violence and aggression
  • Know the laws that apply to both employers and employees regarding the subject
  • Consider how to resolve confrontational situations using effective communication
  • Understand factors regarding workplace safety
  • Understand the importance of personal safety

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Know how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the term ‘sharps’
  • List the legislation associated with sharps awareness
  • List the infections associated with sharps
  • Explain the importance of risk assessments in sharps awareness
  • Describe how to treat a sharps injury

Classroom and webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify related health and safety legislation
  • List common causes of accidents
  • Know the meaning of ‘risk’ when it comes to health and safety
  • List the steps to a risk assessment
  • Explain how  to support the risk assessment process

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Describe your responsibilities under the Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Know the risks of working at height
  • Understand how to work safely on ladders and step ladders

Classroom or webinar training
eLearning course

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the main requirements of current DSE legislation
  • Identify hazards from working with DSE
  • Conduct a DSE risk assessment
  • Identify and initiate the implementation of control measures
  • Record and review the risk assessment process

Classroom training
eLearning

Learning Objectives:

  • To know why it is important to manage safely
  • Explain the law systems of the UK
  • Identify what the law requires you to do
  • Identify common hazards
  • Explain ‘risk’
  • Know how to complete a risk assessment
  • Explain how risk can be reduced

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • To know why it is important to manage safely
  • Understand how the law applies
  • Be aware of legal requirements
  • Be able to implement a health and safety management system
  • Understand why accidents and incidents should be investigated

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Know the importance of managing health and safety
  • Understand how the law works
  • List relevant Legislation
  • Know the functions of a safety representative
  • Understand hazards and risk
  • Understand the role of safety committees
  • Have an awareness of accident reporting and investigation

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Key reasons for supervising safety and health
  • Supervisor’s health and safety responsibilities and influence on culture
  • Common workplace hazards, unsafe acts and unsafe conditions and their controls
  • Risk assessment in the workplace
  • Key benefits of management systems
  • Incident reporting and investigation
  • The importance of communication and the different methods used

Classroom training