Health and safety applies to everyone in the workplace. Every year, thousands of people suffer from work-related illness and injury.

This course will teach you about the most common hazards workers face on a daily basis. You will discover how health and safety law works in both theory and practice, equipping you to spot hazards in any working environment, and to play a role in minimising harm.

The course will start with Level 1 Certificate in Warehouse and Storage accredited through Edexcel, and delivered by All About Training. On the final day of the Warehouse training, you will be provided with a voucher to enable you to complete the Health and Safety in the Workplace (UK) Diploma at JS Academy completely free of charge. You are able to access the online training in your own time, and we estimate that the Health and Safety Diploma will take approximately 12 hours to complete in total.

Qualifications Gained & Course Content:

Level 1 Certificate in Warehouse and Storage accredited through Edexcel

  • 5 Days online training covering units such as health and safety, wrapping and packing goods, how to pick goods and how to assemble orders. 

Health and Safety in the Workplace (UK) Diploma

  • Module 1: Introduction to Health and Safety in the Workplace

What is meant by the term ‘health and safety’, and who is responsible for its enforcement;

Why health and safety legislation is so important;

The key pieces of legislation that govern health and safety in the workplace;

Who is responsible for upholding health and safety in the workplace;

  • Module 2: Risk Assessment in the Workplace

What a risk assessment is, and why risk assessments are carried out;

The steps that an employer should take, when carrying out a risk assessment;

The regulations governing employee consultation with regards to health and safety;

Which groups of workers are particularly vulnerable to accidents and injury in the workplace, and how an employer can reduce the risk of adverse occurrences;

  • Module 3: Manual Handling in the Workplace

Why employers must pay attention to the way in which their workers move items and heavy loads around the workplace;

The signs and symptoms of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s);

The pieces of legislation with which employers must comply with regards to manual handling, including the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992;

How employers should assess manual handling risks in the workplace;

  • Module 4: Electrical Safety in the Workplace

The key hazards associated with working with electricity;

Why the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 are important in ensuring worker safety;

The main points contained within the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989;

General guidance for upholding electrical safety in the workplace;

  • Module 5: Fires and Explosions in the Workplace

The principles of general fire safety that apply to all workplaces;

The hazards that increase the risk of fires and explosions in the workplace;

An overview of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR);

The correct storage of petrol and other flammable liquids;

  • Module 6: Working At Height

The dangers that working at height brings;

The role of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR);

Factors to consider, when carrying out a risk assessment, for work to be undertaken at height;

How to work safely with ladders;

  • Module 7: Dealing with Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Violence in the Workplace

Why it is important that employers consider not only physical injury and illness but also take into account psychological harm suffered by their employees;

The causes of workplace stress and the symptoms of burnout;

How employers can lower the risk of work-related stress and support those dealing with this common problem;

Why employers need to consider the risk of workplace violence;

  • Module 8: Dealing with Noise and Vibration in the Workplace

Why it is essential that employers think about the levels of noise encountered by employees in the workplace;

The signs and symptoms of hearing loss caused by excessive noise;

The scope of the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 and how they should be used by employers;

Why employers must think about the effects of working with vibrations;

  • Module 9: The Safe Use of Vehicles in the Workplace

Why vehicle safety should be a priority for employers;

The three areas that must be considered, when assessing and managing risk;

How employers need to design and manage sites, in order to minimise the risk of injury and death;

How employers can ensure that they have selected the right vehicle for the job and how to ensure that the vehicles are properly maintained;

  • Module 10: First Aid in the Workplace

Why first aid skills are essential to good health and safety practice in the workplace;

How the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 helps employers fulfil their duties to provide appropriate first aid under the law;

The level of first aid provision that an employer must provide in the workplace;

Common components used, in making up a suitable first aid kit;

Learners MUST have access to a computer/tablet to be able to complete this course.


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