Health and Safety Essentials Training

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5 hours
20 GBP excl. VAT
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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 58100 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 34 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 10.5 million training sessions delivered

96% said we helped them work towards compliance with legislation

We've helped over 10,000 organisations to date


Multi-year, user-based plans

Access to eLearning courses based on a price per user. This means you pay a single fee per year with no need to top up credits! Not only do these multi-year plans fix your costs, but they also offer a number of extra benefits for free, including; iHASCO PLUS (includes branding, document & policy storage/sharing, and Single Sign-On), access to our library of short-format courses, and you'll receive additional discounts when you choose a multi-year plan.

3 year, user-based plan

  • Access to 5 courses for 5 users: £97.20 Per User, Per Year
  • Access to 10 courses for 100 staff: £31.68 Per User, Per Year
  • Access to all courses for 500 staff: £21.80 Per User, Per Year

Single use (60 days access)

1 user/course: £20 (Refundable if you upgrade later)

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iHASCO are a market-leading provider of high-quality Health & Safety, HR, Business Compliance & Soft Skills 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...

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RG12 1WA Bracknell

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Average rating 5

Based on 20 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.
Useful and informative. Clear and procise instructions for all safety aspects.
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