Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and Safety in the Workplace training course




This  course has been designed to provide delegates with a general understanding of Health and Safety issues in the workplace.  This course provides delegates with an understanding of current health and safety rules and regulations  and explains the  responsibilities of both the employer and employees. Delegates will also learn how to deal with reporting of any accidents or incidents, should they occur.  This in house course  is aimed at learners in a variety of work environments and will develop awareness of health and safety within an organisation. The course content of this course  provides learners with essential knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace under UK health and safety legislation and is also an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.




This course is taught over 3 to 4 hours depending on the group size.



Course content 

  • The law
  • Penalties and enforcement
  • Employer’s responsibilities
  • Employee’s responsibilities
  • Ergonomics and human factors
  • The cost of poor Health and Safety
  • The benefits of good Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety training
  • Communicating Health and Safety
  • Hazards and risks
  • Risk assessments
  • Hierarchy of control
  • Accidents
  • Environmental factors
  • Human factors
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Display screen equipment
  • Workplace safety signs
  • First Aid
  • Accident and incident reporting




Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.




Assessment is ongoing by the instructor and there will be a short quiz at the end of the course which includes multiple choice and short answer questions.




A HSE compliant certificate of course completion from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.

OFQUAL Accredited and Regulated RQF Level 1 Health and Safety in the Workplace or OFQUAL Accredited and Regulated RQF Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace  training  course with certificates can also be arranged at an additional cost but this must be made known to us at the time of the booking and prior to the commencement of the training course.


Important Information


Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.


Please also note that  ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.

Health and Safety in the Workplace training course