Health & Safety Training

Hand Arm Vibration

Exposure to vibration may not sound dangerous, but the effects can be severely disabling if you ignore the symptoms and carry on. Once you have done the damage, then it cannot be undone.

Noise Awareness in the Workplace

Noise at work can cause hearing damage that is permanent and disabling. This can be hearing loss that is gradual because of exposure to noise over time, but also damage caused by sudden, extremely loud noises. The damage is disabling as it can stop people being able to understand speech, keep up with conversations or use the telephone.

Asbestos Awareness

If you work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, Asbestos may well be present. If this is the case then you and your employees have a legal requirement to carry out Asbestos Awareness Training in order to help you avoid the risks and comply with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

COSHH Training

COSHH stands for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’ and under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, employers need to either prevent or reduce their workers’ exposure to substances that are hazardous to their health. Our online training program helps you understand how to safely use and control the hazard whilst using hazardous substances.

Display Screen Equipment

This online training program provides employees with the knowledge and skills they need to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations. The course affords a review of appropriate legislation and gives employees the opportunity of practical work to assess workstation hazards and select and apply suitable control measures.

Fire Awareness training

Our online Fire Awareness course is designed to give your staff the knowledge and confidence to act safely in the event of a fire, and to aid fire prevention in your work place. It’s ideal for all employees, and we do our best to make the course stimulating and informative.
Although a lot can be said for common sense in the case of a fire, it isn’t always obvious what you should do. Our Fire Awareness training gives learners the skills and understanding needed for competent fire safety.

Working in Confined spaces

Every year, UK workers are injured or killed working in confined spaces, as this kind of work can be extremely dangerous if the correct procedures are not followed.

This programme explains what confined spaces are, why they can be dangerous, what the law says must be done in a confined space situation at work, and how the risks can be minimised. It covers the different kinds of confined spaces, as well as how to perform proper risk assessments and understand correct emergency procedures.

Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2

Regulations require that everyone who handles food in the food industry requires training. This training must be appropriate to their job role, which is what they do with food. It does not depend on how many hours they work. It is quite important to understand the recommendations regarding the level of training required.
These training program provides a good understanding of food hazards and food poisoning, with clear explanations of the ways food can become contaminated; personal hygiene; cleanliness in the food preparation area; safe storage and waste disposal.

Health and Safety Essentials

Health & Safety Essentials is a great course for induction and general training. ‘Essentials’ is the simple, easy way to introduce staff to basic health & safety concepts, create awareness of hazards and improve the safety culture throughout your organization.

Lone Working Out of the Workplace

Lone workers are unable to ask more experienced colleagues for help, so extra training may be appropriate. They need to be sufficiently experienced and fully understand the risks and precautions involved in their work and the location that they work in. Employers should set the limits to what can and cannot be done while working alone. They should ensure workers are competent to deal with the requirements of the job and are able to recognise when to seek advice from elsewhere.

Manual Handling

This Manual Handling Training Course will provide your employees with guidance and instruction on the correct lifting procedures and some handy hints on the do’s and don’ts of Manual Handling. Upon successful completion of the course & assessment you can print off your Manual Handling Certificate immediately.

More than one third of all injuries reported each year to the HSE involve Manual Handling. The Online Manual Handling Course cover pulling, pushing, lifting, lowering and carrying any object without the use of external aids. The most serious injuries are often caused in the simplest way but many can be prevented by following the correct Manual Handling techniques.

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, you have a responsibility to ensure your staff are as safe as possible. This may involve looking at alternative work methods. At the very least it will involve providing Manual Handling Training where appropriate and when relevant to the employee’s job role.

Moving and Handling of People

This Moving and Handling Course is essential training for all employed in Healthcare and Social Services. Moving and Handling injuries account for 40% or work related sickness and absence in the social sector. Of those injuries, 50% can be attributed to moving and handling people.

Undertaking Moving and Handling Training can greatly reduce the risk of injury to the employee and the cost of absences for the employer. Once the training has being completed successfully the employee will also receive their Moving and Handling Certificate as proof that training has being completed.

Risk Assessment in the Workplace

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require Risk assessments to be completed by all employers and self-employed people –
Risk assessment:

3. – (1) Every employer shall make a suitable and sufficient assessment of –
(a) the risks to the health and safety of his employees to which they are exposed whilst they are at work; and
(b) the risks to the health and safety of persons not in his employment arising out of or in connection with the conduct by him of his undertaking.

For the purpose of identifying the measures he needs to take to comply with the requirements and prohibitions imposed on him by or under the relevant statutory provisions…

This also applies to self-employed people.

Slips, trips and falls

Injuries resulting from slips or trips made up for around 50% of all reported major injuries, and almost 33% of injuries that caused the employee to take 3 or more days off work. This means that nearly 1 million working days are lost every year due to slips, trips or falls accidents which costs society and industry as whole and estimated £800 million per every year.

Many of these accidents were caused by spillages or by items not being returned to their correct places for storage. These kind of incidents can be easily avoided by having the workforce adopt a “see it, sort it” mentality. The first step towards getting this is through awareness and undertaking slips, trips and falls training.

This training course aims to alert all staff to the dangers of slip and trip accidents and to raise their awareness to the dangers of the everyday hazards. If your workers can begin to understand and recognise hazards, and potential hazards, your business will become far more productive and more importantly safer.

Stress Awareness in the Workplace

Stress Awareness in the Workplace has been written to take positive steps to PREVENT stress, it looks at how to stay in control when the pressure is mounting and highlights the tell-tale signs to help you recognise if there is a problem before it becomes serious; it also provides strategies to put in place to prevent pressure getting out of control. If your staff recognise that they are putting themselves under too much pressure – be it from work or home life – this programme will suggest ways they can change their routine and learn behaviours to allow a better and more productive working life.

Working at Height

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 together ensure that employers have legal responsibility to ensure the health and safety at work of all employees. And this includes making sure employees are safe when working at height.
The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that:

  • All work at height is properly planned and organised.
  • All work at height takes account of weather conditions that could endanger health and safety.
  • Those involved in work at height are trained and competent
  • The place where work at height is done is safe
  • Equipment used when working at height is appropriately inspected
  • The risks from fragile surfaces are properly controlled
  • The risks from falling objects are properly controlled

First Aid Appointed Person

For many smaller low risk companies, the legal minimum for first aid provision is to have someone in their company who simply looks after first aid – this is the First Aid Appointed Person.

This e-learning programme explains exactly what the role of First Aid Appointed Person requires a member of staff to do, as well as introducing best practice in the event of an accident or injury at work.

It is intended that this programme is used alongside First Aid Requirements in the Workplace (including RIDDOR). This programme will indicate the need for a first aid appointed person, as well as explaining the benefits to your organisation.