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Health and Safety Essentials Training

Course summary
0.5 hours
25 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
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Professional Training

Course description

Health and Safety Essentials Training

This Health and Safety Essentials Training course covers the key areas of Health & Safety that organisations are legally obliged to train their staff in. This introduction to the major topics in health & safety will help to keep your workplace safe.

The HSE report that in 2018/19 there were 581,000 non-fatal workplace injuries. 

The training course takes a look at responsibilities and legal requirements, hazards and risks, safety signs, PPE, and workplace emergency procedures such as fire evacuation and calling the emergency services.

This course is available in 28 languages.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Health and Safety Essentials Training Certificate

This Health and Safety Essentials Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple-choice test with a printable certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about the important health and safety signs in your workplace
  • Learn about the legal requirements of health and safety
  • Understand workplace hazards and risks and how to avoid them

Training Course Content

This training course is broken down into 4 sections

Section 1: Responsibilities and Legal Requirements of Health and Safety

This section will educate you on who is responsible for health and safety at work and the duties people have on themselves. 

Section 2: Hazards and Risks in the Workplace

This section will cover the difference between a hazard and risk and examples of both. 

Section 3: Safety Signs and their Importance

This section will cover the different kinds of signage you might find in the workplace and what they mean. 

Section 4: Workplace Safety and Emergency Procedures

The final section will cover what you should do if things go wrong and the first aid resources and accident books that you may have to use. 

Why choose iHASCO

Over 5.5 million training sessions delivered

96% said we helped them work towards compliance with legislation

We've helped over 10,000 organisations to date


Multiple use

We prefer to build packages to precisely fit your needs, where pricing starts at as little as £5 pp, but you can get started with one of the off the shelf solutions below and add extra courses and sessions at a later date.

  • 1 course/5 certificates: £100 PA

  • 5 courses/100 certificates: £900 PA

  • 10 courses/500 certificates: £2,100 PA

Single use (60 days access)

  • 1 user/course: £25 (Refundable if you upgrade later)

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iHASCO are a market-leading provider of high-quality Health & Safety, HR and Business Compliance eLearning with a keen focus on creativity, quality, and most of all, simplicity. We are committed to you and your organisation's training journey. With our core...

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Unit 2 Bracknell Beeches
Old Bracknell Lane West
RG12 7BW Bracknell

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Average rating 5

Based on 10 reviews

Useful and informative. Clear and procise instructions for all safety aspects.
This course covered all the basics of good health and safety practice. It was easy to follow and informative.
Found this course good for refreshing my memory. Like the way it was broken down into sections. Enjoyable to watch and learn. Easy to access with no issues.
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