Introduction To Health and Safety

Overview

This short 30 minute course follows the RSPH Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace and covers workplace accidents and the costs to both individuals and companies of poor Health & Safety in the workplace

Course objectives

By the end of this module you will be able to identify:

  • Identify the benefits of good standards of health and safety and the possible consequences of inadequate health and safety to the company, employee and others.
  • Explain the meaning of common health and safety terms.
  • Describe the role of the company Health and Safety policy statement.
  • Give examples of common causes of work related accidents and illnesses

Course content

  • Statistics
  • Benefits and costs
  • Injuries and ill-health
  • RIDDOR
  • Spot the hazard