Health and Safety at Work

Hemsley Fraser
Course summary
1 day
London, Online courses
Next available date: Online delivery option may be available - Please contact provider. - Online courses
Professional Training

Health and Safety at Work

Gain an essential overview of health and safety issues and current legislation by attending this one day training course in London.

In just one day, this course will give participants a foundation in current health and safety legislation and best practices. It will also show them some practical options for the most effective management health and safety in their workplace.

It has been updated in line with recent legislation and changes to application in the workplace in line with recommendations from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Suitability - Who should attend?

This one-day course is designed for all staff responsible for, or needing to increase their awareness of health and safety at work.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course you will be able to:-

  • Understand the health and safety requirements in the workplace for your organisation.
  • Review health and safety policies in your organisation.
  • Set up a structure for a safety management system.
  • Put in place safety monitoring techniques.
  • Put in place accident prevention techniques.
  • Understand the detail of RIDDOR.
  • Demonstrate an up-to-date understanding of health and safety legislation.

You will accrue 7 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.

Training Course Content

The course will cover:-

Health and Safety Law

  • UK legislation - Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations
  • Employers' and employees' legal responsibilities
  • Duty of care
  • Maximum penalties under the Act
  • Civil law

Management of Health and Safety at Work

  • Adopting a safety culture
  • Safety management systems – the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach
  • Principles of sensible risk management
  • Carrying out a risk assessment

Workplace Regulations

  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, as amended in 2002
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002
  • Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Health and Safety (First aid) Regulations 1981
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR)

Accident Prevention and Investigation

  • Understanding accidents – changing attitudes and behaviours
  • Principles of accident prevention
  • Creating a safe working environment
  • Principles of active and reactive monitoring
  • Accident investigation and reporting
  • Requirements under Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR)


The cost of this course is £669 + VAT per delegate.

Multiple booking discounts are available.

In-house Training

Hemsley Fraser can also deliver this course in-house, tailoring the content to meet your organisation’s needs.  Please get in touch for a quote.

Provider: Hemsley Fraser

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I was not expecting such a lively course! Very interesting and informative. The trainer was great, gave the right information. The course setting was in a very nice atmosphere. Audrey Bousquet, HR & Office Coordinator, Afren plc
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