IOSH Working Safely

£190 per delegate. This may be less for special offers on specific course dates and in-company training courses

Duration: 1 day

Trainer: T114SL

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The ‘Working Safely’ course is designed to train employees to ensure that their actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace and that individual responsibilities are clearly understood.

To make employees, at all levels, aware of their responsibilities for safety toward themselves, colleagues and others affected by work activities.

Delegate prerequisites

One Day

An IOSH Working Safely certificate is awarded to all those who attend the course and successfully complete both the written and practical assessments.
Understanding of the course material is evaluated by means of a 20 minute written assessment paper consisting of 10 multi-choice questions and a practical assessment, eg hazard identification.

Learning Objectives
On successful completion of the course, delegates should be able to: 

- identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in their workplace 
- use appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks or seek advice on workplace precautions
- assist managers in preparing written risk assessments 
- following their organisation’s health and safety policy
- co-operate and communicate on safety matters 
- carry out work activities without undue risk to themselves or others 
- report relevant accidents and incidents 
- monitor their own activities and assist managers in active monitoring.


Module 1 – Working Safely
Course aims & objectives
Assessment details
IOSH certification

Module 2 – Key Activities
Definition of ‘working safely’
Identification of hazards associated with work activities
Using appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks or seeking advice on workplace precautions
Assisting managers in preparing written risk assessments

Module 3 – Common Hazards
Work equipment
Movement of people
Poor housekeeping
Manual handling
Display screen equipment
Chemicals and substances

Module 4 – Improving the organisation’s
Commenting on the health and safety policy
Commenting on the health and safety policy management
Co-operating with managers on safety activities
Communicating with fellow workers and managers on safety matters
Identifying competencies required to carry out work safely
Reporting accidents and incidents
Monitoring work activities and assisting managers in active monitoring

Module 5 – Hazards (Client specific)
This module is flexible; course trainers/authors may include specific health and safety topics that are relevant to the organisation.

NOTE: Listings in all modules are not necessarily fully comprehensive. Authors may
add any subjects that they think may be relevant to the specific sector.

The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.
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