Our library of online health and safety courses
Adult Safeguarding Online
- Explains what safeguarding means and the part everyone plays to protect adults from harm and to promote their wellbeing.
- Explains the different types of abuse, signs to look for and what to do if you suspect an adult is at risk of abuse or neglect.
- Describes how to respond to a disclosure of abuse.
Alcohol and Drug Awareness
- Explains the potential dangers associated with drug and alcohol abuse, the dangers associated with drugs (both legal and illegal) and alcohol misuse in the workplace.
- Discusses the effects alcohol and drug-related problems have on individuals and organisations.
- Identifies the responsibilities of employers and employees regarding the use of alcohol and drugs in the workplace.
- Discusses support available for employees who need help because of the misuse of drugs and alcohol.
- Explains the properties of asbestos and the effects it has on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke.
- Describes the types and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos-containing materials used in buildings.
- Describes how to avoid the risks from asbestos and procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency such as an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace.
- Designed to enable contractors to understand their duty in minimising the risk of workplace accidents.
- Covers specific health and safety requirements and legislation and outlines the responsibilities of both the contractor and the organisation issuing the contract.
Control of Hazardous Substances
- Provides an overview of what hazardous substances are, how they are classified and how to implement safety measures to ensure that users can work safely with them.
- Describes how to recognise the type of harm that a hazardous substance might cause and how to recognise common health conditions that can result from use of hazardous substances.
- Explains when CPR is necessary and teaches how to resuscitate and provide basic life support to a casualty of cardiac arrest.
- Basic CPR techniques and placing the casualty in the recovery position.
DSE workstations can be associated with neck, shoulder, back or arm pain, as well as with fatigue and eyestrain. This DSE course
- Instructs employees in the correct setup and safe use of their computer workstation, desk and chair.
- Highlight the key issues associated with working with DSE eg eye strain, musculoskeletal problems and discomfort.
- Discusses the importance of good posture and of changing position regularly.
DSE Training & Risk Assessment
Instruct employees in the correct setup and safe use of their workstation, desk and chair. After completing the course, users undertake a risk assessment to help them resolve potential issues and work-related conditions due to DSE use. The completed risk assessment can be printed and passed to the relevant member of staff for appropriate action.
Increase awareness of how an individual’s behaviour on the road contributes to the cause of road accidents. It highlights the importance of road safety, identify the behaviours that affect road safety and increase driver safety awareness. This course corresponds with UK driving law.
- Highlights the dangers associated with the misuse of electrical equipment and promotes the safe use of electricity in a working environment.
- Discusses the common danger signs in electrical equipment and how to use appliances safely.
- Provides advice on related injuries and what to do if an accident occurs.
- Instruction on emergency evacuation procedures.
- Actions to take on the discovery of a fire or hear an emergency alarm.
- Reviews environmental concerns and practices.
- Describes how to create a more sustainable environment within the workplace using resources more efficiently and reducing waste.
- Highlights how individual practices impact the environment.
This Fire Safety course provides information about potential fire hazards in the workplace, how to help prevent fires and what to do in the event of a fire, including evacuation. Learn how to raise the alarm and contact fire services.
- Details the duties and responsibilities of a Fire Warden within fire safety management.
- Explains how fires start and what to do in the event of a fire.
- Details the actions a fire warden should take on discovering a fire and on hearing a fire alarm.
- Explains the need for Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs) and the use of a buddy system to assist people with additional needs during an evacuation.
Health and Safety Induction
- Explains employee and employer health and safety responsibilities under health and safety legislation and their enforcement.
- Provides basic health and safety information.
- Explains the common causes of accidents and reporting accidents.
- Explains the difference between a hazard and a risk and the importance of risk assessing tasks.
- Explains how health and safety legislation applies to home working.
- The responsibilities of employers and employees working from home, and how an organisation’s policies apply in a home working situation.
- Provides information to those who carry out water management tasks as part of the organisation’s water management system.
- Describes how to identify the potential risk and conditions that could result in people being exposed to legionella or other bacteria from water systems.
- Describes how to recognise early symptoms of Legionnella and action to take.
- Explains to lone workers their duties under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
- Equip lone workers with the information and understanding they need to reduce the risks of working alone.
Managing Health & Safety
- Introduces managers to their responsibilities in managing the health and safety of employees under their control.
- This course teaches the importance of a Health and Safety policy.
- Explains the legal requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other regulations.
- Describes how to recognise manual handling task that could cause harm.
- Details how to avoid being harmed when lifting or moving items at work.
- Discusses how to apply an understanding of manual handling risks in different situations.
New & Expectant Mothers
- This explains the key responsibilities of both the employer and employee in relation to the health of mother and child before, during and after pregnancy.
- Includes leave entitlement for antenatal appointments, maternity and paternity pay, and adoptive leave.
- Outlines common workplace hazards that could put expectant or new mothers and their children at risk.
- Explains strategies to avoid or manage common health problems during pregnancy.
Noise at Work
Provides information about the risks of noise at work and the control measures available to help protect hearing including:
- How to recognise harmful exposure to noise.
- The importance of reducing noise exposure at source.
- How to select and wear hearing protection where there is a residual noise risk.
Personal Protective Equipment
- Highlights the range and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items available, its benefits and limitations.
- Outlines the duties of both employers and employees including the importance of correct use, maintenance and storage.
- Considers where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) fits in the hierarchy of risk controls, including how to consider controls which are more reliable than PPE.
- Introduces the risk assessment process and explains the difference between a hazard and a risk
- Discusses the role that risk assessment plays in both meeting regulations and in identifying opportunities for improving health and safety in the workplace.
- Details the steps in carrying out a risk assessment, including identifying and prioritising hazards.
- Defines what safeguarding means, how users can contribute to the safeguarding process and what to do if users are concerned about the safety or welfare of a child.
- Explains what safeguarding is and the role everyone plays in protecting children from harm and in promoting their welfare.
- Discusses the different types of abuse and the signs that abuse or neglect might be occurring.
- Outlines appropriate ways to respond to a disclosure of abuse and details how to report suspected or known abuse occurring within the organisation.
- Identifies what to do if an allegation is made against you and what behaviour is appropriate when working with children.
Slips, Trips and Falls
- Provides essential information on how slips, trips and falls occur in the workplace.
- It identifies common hazards that can cause accidents,
- Explains maintenance of good housekeeping procedures and describes the importance of accident prevention.
- Details what to do to avoid creating slip, trip and fall hazards
Working at Height
- Teaches users about how to work safely when working at height.
- Details how to identify work at height hazards and explains how to reduce the risk.
- Describes when to avoid working at height.