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Workplace Essentials: Health and Safety
Learn about general health and safety in the workplace in a post COVID-19 world
With additional information on infection control to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, this health and safety course offers the perfect combination of subjects to induct or refresh employees, associates, and visitors to preventing injuries and accidents in the workplace.
You’ll learn about manual handling in the workplace, fire safety awareness and infection control on this 3 CPD accredited course.
Discover the correct procedures for manual handling
You’ll list employer and employee’s responsibilities and will identify ways to stop accidents and injuries from occurring in the workplace.
You’ll also learn about manual handling and decipher the correct ways of lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving loads.
Identify the principles of fire safety
As well as recognising fire safety signs, you’ll understand how to raise the alarm and how to best evacuate a building safely.
You’ll also get to grips with the benefits of having risk assessments within the workplace.
Get to know infection control methods in a COVID-19 world
COVID-19 has changed the way we work for the foreseeable future. You’ll learn how the workplace needs to adapt to prevent infection control, as well as PPE (personal protective equipment) requirements for the workplace.
- Health and Safety at Work
- Manual Handling in the Workplace
- Fire Safety Awareness
- Infection Control - COVID-19 Awareness
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify employee and employer H&S role and responsibilities
- Explain ways to prevent accidents, injuries and reduce the risk of fire at work.
- Assess risks associated with manual handling tasks prior to carrying out.
- Describe the actions to take in the event of a fire, injury, or accident.
- Identify ways to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for people working in a wide range of sectors including retail and commerce, hospitality, education, finance and professional services, hotels and tourism, manufacturing and more.
Those working in a higher-risk role or industries such as construction may require industry specific health and safety training.
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