"Employers are required to appoint one or more competent persons to assist in meeting requirements, however all employees have a responsibility to work safely and reduce risk to themselves and others."

Health and Safety Awareness

course duration:

Half day (3 hours)

Course outline:

This course aims to equip attendees with an awareness of health and safety procedures and how health and safety affects their daily role in the workplace.

Failure to take responsibility for occupational health and safety within an organisation could lead to serious consequences.

The course covers a range of topics from the legal requirements and regulations that need to be followed, the individual responsibilities for own safety and the safety of others and how to maintain and improve health and safety standards on site.


Course Details

Health and Safety Awareness

What this course covers:

  • The legal framework
  • The health and safety responsibilities of self, employer and other workers
  • How to use risk assessments to support individuals safely
  • How to keep safe in the work environment, including overviews of:
    - fire safety
    - first aid
    - safe moving and handling techniques
    - what to do with hazardous substances (COSHH)
  • How to keep people, buildings and yourself safe and secure
  • How to report incidents

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain awareness of the regulatory bodies and Acts that govern health and safety policies
  • Increases knowledge of how to assess risks, manage and control risks and report incidents
  • Helps attendees understand prevention factors in relation to fire, first aid, hazardous substances, moving and handling and infection control that will improve health and safety procedures and decrease risks in the workplace
  • Know the duties and responsibilities of both the employer and employee


Upon completion of the full day course, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance

Minimum recommended refresher frequency

At least every 3 years*

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