IOSH Working Safely Course Overview 

The IOSH Working Safely Course provides essential knowledge and skills for promoting workplace safety and well-being. Participants learn about hazards and risks in the workplace, along with practical measures for their control and prevention.  

By the course's end, participants are equipped to identify potential hazards, implement control measures, and contribute to a positive safety culture within their organizations, ensuring the health and safety of themselves and their colleagues. 

Prerequisites of the IOSH Working Safely Course 

There are no specific prerequisites for attending this IOSH Training. 

Who should attend this IOSH Working Safely Course?  

This course can be advantageous to a wide range of professionals, including: 

  • Entry-Level Employees 
  • Operational Staff Members 
  • Team Leaders and Supervisors 
  • Safety Compliance Officers 
  • Risk Assessment Officers 
  • Health and Safety Officers 
  • Workplace Safety Advisors 

Learning Outcomes  

  • After completing this course, delegates will be able to:  
  • Have in-depth knowledge on how to perform an accident investigation 
  • Understand the importance of managing workplace safety 
  • Gain the skills to identify common hazards and risks 
  • Gain the skills to enhance safety performance 

Course Structure 

This 1-day course will be divided into a two-part structure: 

  • The first half will cover the essential materials needed to understand Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) 
  • The latter half will cover the essential materials needed to take the IOSH Working Safely exam 

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IOSH Working Safely Course Outline 

Module 1: Introducing Working Safely  

  • Introduction 
  • Importance 
  • Who is Responsible for Safety and Health? 
  • Organisation’s Responsibilities 
  • Who has Responsibility for Workers’ Actions? 

 Module 2: Defining Hazard and Risk  

  • Hazard Groups 
    • Mechanical 
    • Physical 
    • Chemical 
    • Environmental 
    • Biological 
    • Organisational 
  • Hazards that are Not Easy to Identify 
  • What is Hazard and Risk? 
  • Risk Assessment 
  • What is Likelihood and Consequence? 
  • Actions to Control Risk 
  • What is Reasonably Practicable? 

Module 3: Identifying Common Hazards  

  • Aggression and Violence 
  • Asbestos 
  • Bullying 
  • Chemicals and Harmful Substances 
  • Computer Workstations 
  • Confined Spaces 
  • Drugs and Alcohol 
  • Electricity and Fire 
  • Getting In and Out 
  • Heights 
  • Housekeeping and Lighting 
  • Manual Handling and Noise 
  • Personal Hygiene 
  • Plant and Machinery 
  • Slips and Trips 
  • Stress 
  • Temperature 
  • Vehicles and Transport 
  • Welfare Facilities 

Module 4: Improving Safety Performance  

  • Manage and Improve Safety and Health 
  • Workers’ Responsibilities 
  • How Attitude and Behaviour can Affect Safety and Health? 
  • Safe System of Work 
  • Permit to Work 
  • Safety Signs 
  • Communicating Safety and Health Information 
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
  • Safety and Health of Other People 
  • Role of Safety Committees and Worker Representatives 
  • Types of Workplace Inspections 
  • Emergency Procedures 
  • Incident, Accident, and Near Miss 
  • Reporting Incidents 
  • Role of the Safety and Health Enforcement Inspector 
  • Health Surveillance and Monitoring 

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What ‘s Included

World-Class Training Sessions From Experienced Instructors

IOSH Certificate

IOSH exam


IOSH Working Safely Course Exam

Ways to take this course

Classroom Training

Face-to-face sessions led by expert instructors, fostering interactive learning experiences and collaboration among delegates.

Online Instructor-Led Training

Live virtual classes led by experienced trainers, offering real-time interaction and guidance for optimal learning outcomes.

Online Self-Paced Training

Flexible learning at your own pace, with access to comprehensive course materials and resources available anytime, anywhere.

On-Site Training

Customised courses delivered at your location, tailored to your specific needs and scheduling preferences.

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What do i get for £1095

  • 80 hours course
  • Immediate Access for 90 days
  • Mock exams
  • Exams included, taken online
  • Certificates on completion
  • Case studies
  • Exercise files
  • Personal performance tool
  • 24/7 Support
  • Suits a busy Lifestyle & Independent Learners
  • Train in the comfort of your home
  • Interactive course
  • Compatible on mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Scenario based learning
  • Bookmarking ability
  • Note taking facilities

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the IOSH Working Safely Course?

The IOSH Working Safely Training is a globally recognised course designed to provide employees with essential knowledge and understanding of workplace health and safety principles.  

Who should take the IOSH Working Safely Course?

This course is suitable for employees at all levels across various industries who want to improve their awareness of health and safety hazards and promote a safer work environment. 

What will I learn in the IOSH Working Safely Course?

Participants will learn about identifying common workplace hazards, understanding their responsibilities for health and safety, and implementing safe working practices.  

Are there any prerequisites for taking the IOSH Working Safely Course?

There are no prerequisites for this course, making it accessible to all employees regardless of their prior knowledge or experience in health and safety.  

What is the duration of this IOSH Working Safely Course?

The duration of this course spans 1 day. 

What is the format of the IOSH Working Safely assessment?

The assessment consists of multiple-choice questions to evaluate participants' understanding of health and safety principles. 

Is the IOSH Working Safely Certificate internationally recognised?

Yes, the IOSH Working Safely Certificate is widely recognised and respected globally, demonstrating compliance with health and safety standards.  

What are the benefits of obtaining the IOSH Working Safely Certificate?

By obtaining the certificate, employees can contribute to creating a safer work environment, reducing accidents and injuries, and improving overall organizational performance.  

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