IOSH Working Safely

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 day

Date:15/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

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" Good course – lots of info & well presented "

HW 10/10

" Informative, relevant and useful to take back to work. I was impressed with the facts and figures! "

HP 8/10

" Very Good – great level of knowledge – put up with us very well! "

GN 9/10

" Great fun and very informative – would really recommend – we can use the workbook for reference "

AH 10/10

" Well presented – helpful – very knowledgeable – enthusiastic "

AH 9/10

" Great opportunity for discussion which cemented learning and encouraged engagement. Great mix of interaction, visual and practical applications "

FG 10/10

" The instructor explained everything perfectly. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" Very well conducted, easily understandable with good practical experience. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" An excellent and very helpful course. The visual aids, hand outs and the instructor were all excellent. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" All the topics covered were very helpful to me and my colleagues. Thank-you for the instruction. 10/10. "

Alan Dick Communications

" Good course and well explained "

RY – K Yateman & Sons Ltd

" Very informative and enjoyable – 10/10 "

KD (HSE Advisor) DR Groundworks Ltd

" Very well presented & very clear with all the main Health & Safety points. Would recommend this course and lecturer. "

10/10 CS – Curo

" Craig is very knowledgeable within his field and very good at projecting his voice in a manageable manner for all levels of intellect. "

10/10 DW – TD Williamson UK Ltd

" All very good, very good at getting group to engage in the training, clear speaking and good knowledge. "

10/10 KM – Curo

" All very good and very helpful. 10/10 "

MS – Cargill Meats Europe

" Very informative and helpful. A lot better understanding of how the job should be done. 10/10 "

DS – Cargill Meats Europe

" Learnt things I hadn’t been told on other course about HAVS! 10/10 "

WP – Land and Marine Project Engineering Ltd

" All aspects were helpful, very good 10/10 "

GJ – Land and Marine Project Engineering Ltd

" Excellent! "

RW from South Gloucestershire Council

" Heather was very good, very enjoyable and informative "

SW from KJ Evans & Sons (Roofing) Ltd

" Superb course – excellent, well presented and very good practical sessions "

FM from Display Refrigeration Hire Ltd

" I can’t wait to start my role and employ what I have learnt practically. Great course and instructor. "


" The course and the instructor were brilliant. I enjoyed the discussions. "


" Very good, I enjoyed the 2 days. "


" The course was very enjoyable and delivered in a relaxed style. I learnt a lot and enjoyed the group discussions. Thank-you. "


" Very informatively run! Engaging throughout, interesting true stories! 10/10 "

DS – Darbyshire

" Very very informative and student friendly "

JL – Thorne Construction

" All topics very helpful – Heather is a great instructor, made it very interesting and fun to do "

GL – Thorne Construction

" Fab course, fab instructor she needs a pay rise! "

DC – Janes Pond
  • Price:£155.00 + VAT
  • Duration:1 day
  • Dates:15/10/2021 - 15/10/2021
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IOSH Working Safely is a one day course for staff from any sector wishing to gain a recognised certificate and a thorough grounding in the essentials of health and safety.


Candidates will be able to understand why health and safety is important and be able to apply that knowledge in the workplace. To develop an awareness of the basic knowledge and skills needed to work safely in an organisation. The course concludes with a formal assessment of skills and underpinning knowledge. Successful candidates will receive a certificate from the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.


Module 1 – Introducing working safely
  • Accidents don’t only happen to ‘other people’
  • Human suffering behind the statistics
  • The importance of personal responsibility
Module 2 – Defining hazard and risk
  • Putting ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ into everyday language
  • The six broad hazard groups
  • De-mystifying risk assessment
Module 3 – Identifying common hazards
  • Entrances and exits, and work traffic
  • Fire, chemicals and electricity
  • Physical and verbal abuse, bullying and stress
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Manual handling
Module 4 – Improving safety performance
  • Systems and processes – breaking through the jargon
  • Bridging the gap between management and workforce
Module 5 – Protecting our environment
  • An introduction to waste and pollution
  • Facts, statistics and figures
  • How organisations and individuals can reduce environmental impact