Health and Safety Awareness in the Workplace

Half Day Course

Health and Safety posterHealth and Safety is about preventing people from being harmed by work or becoming ill by taking the right precautions – and providing a satisfactory working environment.

There are Health and Safety Laws because health and safety at work is so important.  

There are rules which require all of us not to put ourselves or others in danger. 

The law is also there to protect the public from workplace dangers.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:
  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Be aware of the key legislation relating to health and safety in your work setting and understand responsibilities of yourself, your employer and the individuals you support.
  • Be able to identify hazards and risks related to your work place
  • Have and understanding of COSHH and RIDDOR