IOSH Working Safely

The IOSH Working Safely course is a basic introduction for all levels of personnel who are non-health and safety experts. The training will give staff the information they need to keep themselves safe at work.

Course overview: To provide delegates with an understanding of their individual and collective duties to contribute to Health & Safety in the workplace. A light lunch will be provided to delegates attending this course.

Duration: 1 Day

Number of Delegates: Maximum 20

Who should attend: This programme is designed for all levels of personnel, as it is everybody’s responsibility to ensure Health & Safety in the workplace.

Course content

  • Introduction to include case law updates and the reasons for managing safety.
  • Accident causes and their investigation.
  • Records and reporting (RIDDOR).
  • Risk management and safe systems of work.
  • Criminal law and individuals responsibilities.
  • Safety policies.
  • Communication and consultation.
  • Safety signs.
  • Common hazards.
  • Organisation specific hazards.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify hazards and evaluate risks in the workplace.
  • Use appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks or seek advice on workplace precautions.
  • Assist managers in preparing written risk assessments.
  • Follow their organisation’s Health & Safety policy.
  • Co-operate and communicate on Health & Safety matters.
  • Carry out work activities without risk to themselves or others.
  • Report relevant accidents and incidents, monitor their own activities, and assist managers in active monitoring.

Final qualification: Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded the IOSH Working Safely Certificate.