Who is this for?
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.
IOSH Working Safely Course:
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
Recent Feedback from Ecotricity Staff about our instructors delivery of IOSH Working Safely:
- 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
- Well presented – helpful – very knowledgeable – enthusiastic – AH 9/10
- Great fun and very informative – would really recommend – we can use the workbook for reference – AH 10/10
- Great opportunity for discussion which cemented learning and encouraged engagement. Great mix of interaction, visual and practical applications – FG 10/10