Why take this online health and safety training?
According to the Health and Safety Executive, in 2015/16 30.4 million working days were lost due to self-reported work-related illness or injury. By giving employees good Health and Safety training, you reduce the risk of workplace accidents and adhere to your legal obligation of preventing accidents in the workplace.
The Health and Safety at Work course demonstrates the key principles of workplace health and safety, emphasised the importance of risk assessment and outlines incident reporting and communication.
The Fire Safety course teaches staff about the causes of fire, detection and warning systems, evacuation procedure and how to tackle small fires when necessary, covering key required knowledge.
Health and Safety at Work e-learning content
After taking the Health and Safety at Work course learners will:
- Know the key principles of workplace health and safety
- Recognise the importance of risk assessment to Health and Safety and how it is undertaken
- Be able to outline accident and incident investigation and reporting
- Be able to communicate health and safety information clearly
- Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled
Fire Safety e-learning content
After taking the Fire Safety course, learners will:
- Understand the key legislation involving fire safety
- Understand the legal requirements for workplace safety
- Understand the "Fire Triangle" and how it may be used
- Know how to react in a fire and understand the different warning systems
- Understand the importance of an evacuation plan and key evacuation legislation
- Understand the different types of fire and what the causes may be
- Understand which type of fire extinguishers to use
- Be able to take steps to minimise the risk of a fire occurring
The content of this training has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
The Health and Safety at Work course usually takes between three and four hours to complete. The Fire Safety course usually takes between one and two hours to complete. The time taken to complete this training depends on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.
This training is aimed primarily at businesses who want to train their staff in health and safety and fire safety procedures in the workplace.
There are no entry requirements for taking this training.
Tests and certificates
The Health and Safety at Work course test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.
The Fire Safety course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.