IOSH Working Safely Training Course

Working Safely Training Course

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IOSH approved trainer

The IOSH Working Safely course is an internationally recognised qualification that equips delegates with an in-depth understanding of the essentials of health and safety in the workplace. Fully accredited by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, the in-house training course has been designed to teach employees how they can individually improve the safety culture within their organisation.

  • Experience: No prerequisites required
  • Duration: One day
  • Assessment: Multiple choice examination and practical risk assessment projects
  • Teaching method: Classroom-based learning which can be delivered in-house or at one of SOCOTEC’s training facilities across the UK

IOSH Working Safely – aims/objectives

Designed to ensure that workplace safety practices are effective and well managed, IOSH Working Safely teaches delegates to recognise their individual responsibility with regards to health and safety at work. They will focus on how individual actions contribute to the effectiveness of health and safety policies within an organisation, taking a closer look at the relevant legislation and control measures. A number of different workplace hazards will also be covered, with the aim of illustrating how the implementation and regular monitoring of control measures can help to reduce the level of risk.

General aims and objectives of the IOSH Working Safely course include:

  • The identification of occupational hazards and risks in the workplace
  • Listing the types of accidents and their causes
  • Identifying the legal rights and duties of employers and employees
  • Identifying and controlling common hazards such as fire, electricity, chemicals and work equipment
  • Assisting in accident investigation
  • Listing the procedures for measuring and reviewing performance

IOSH Working Safely course structure

Split into four modules in total, IOSH Working Safely is a classroom-based course assessed through a combination of multiple choice questions and practical risk assessment projects, including a hazard spotting exercise. The multiple choice examination comprises 10 questions in total, while the practical assessment consists of three separate elements. These assessments have been designed to teach delegates how to respond to a range of different risks and hazards in the workplace, including physical, electrical, chemical, environmental, biological, mechanical and organisational.

Who is the IOSH Working Safely course suitable for?

The IOSH Working Safely training course is suitable for all employees who would like to gain an overview of workplace safety, but do not have a specific responsibility for the health and safety, management or supervision of their colleagues. 

IOSH Working Safely course outcomes

By the end of IOSH Working Safely, delegates will have a general awareness of workplace health and safety. They will be able to confidently explain the importance of best safety practices; recognise their individual responsibilities in terms of workplace health, safety and wellbeing; distinguish the difference between hazards and risks and understand how workplace safety can be improved upon.

Upon successful completion of the IOSH Working Safely course, delegates will be awarded a certificate to illustrate their newfound knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and principles in the workplace. Certification will be delivered six to eight weeks after completion of the course and has no expiry date.

IOSH Working Safely – course overview

Delegates will cover four modules during the IOSH Working Safely training course, each of which will provide them with a sound understanding of best health and safety practices and how they can apply these within their day-to-day role and across their wider organisation. IOSH Working Safely course content includes:

  • Introducing IOSH Working Safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance
The IOSH Working Safely course is available for up to 15 delegates to attend at a given time. If you are interested in booking a private course, please enquire below.