An Introduction to Health and Safety

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Course Overview

This training raises employees’ awareness of health and safety hazards at work and helps employers meet their legal obligation to protect their staff from harm.

After completing this course employees should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the key principles of workplace health and safety
  • Recognise the importance of risk assessments
  • Outline accident and incident investigation and reporting
  • Communicate health and safety information clearly
  • Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled

Course Details

Lesson Plan

The legal workplace training requirements covered in this course include:

  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Risk assessment
  • Accident prevention, investigation and reporting
  • Communication and environment
  • Hazards and controls: fire and electricity
  • Hazards and controls: Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazards and controls: manual handling and Display Screen Equipment (DSE)


Approximately 3–4 hours. However, the learning is self-paced so the course can be completed at your convenience and your progress will be recorded throughout.

Target Audience

This training is designed for employees who need to undertake health and safety training, whether they are self-employed or working within an organisation of any size.  

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


This course content has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


Once you have successfully completed your course you can download and print your Virtual College certificate.