Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff – both employers and employees. Although most of the legal duties fall to the employer, Health and Safety law is one of the few pieces of legislation that also places duties on the employee.
There are three key reasons for managing risk at work – moral – not causing harm to work colleagues; legislative – the law requires it; and finally financial – as all accidents bear a cost to both parties.
This eLearning course covers why we should work safely, defines hazard and risk, identifying common hazards, improving safety performance and protecting the environment.
By the end of this course learners will:
- Understand the benefits of working safely.
- Be able to define a hazard and a risk.
- Understand ways to improve safety performance.
- Be able to identify common hazards in practice.
- Understand the importance of protecting the environment.
- Know about hazard perception skills.
Who is this course suitable for:
All employees and employers wishing to improve their safety at work procedures. No previous training is required.
Learners normally complete the training and assessment within 60 minutes.
Our working safely training course contains 6 fully interactive training sections for the learner to work through at their own pace. The 6th section is a working safely assessment to show understanding.
Each learner needs an individual e-mail. Courses can be taken on Desktop, Tablet or Mobile.
Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will receive an email with their certificate.