Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health Online Course | Alison

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Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health

Understand the importance of safety in the workplace and learn to create a safety statement.

Health and Safety
Free Course
Understand the importance of safety in the workplace and learn to create a safety statement.





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Workplace safety and health policies are key elements of any modern business or organization. They can help ensure employee well-being as well as foster a productive work environment.

Alison's health and safety certification course guides you through the important aspects involved in workplace safety and health and is ideal for anyone wishing to attain certification or gain a greater understanding of the topic.

Topics covered in this free online course include behavior-based safety for supervisors and managers, workstation ergonomics, back safety, and the keys to maintaining a drug-free workplace.

You will gain a thorough understanding of key aspects such as risk analysis, hazard identification and control, safety education and training, and best practice policies for the implementation of effective safety programs. Also included is a case study that focuses on the management of safety and health in schools.

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Behaviour Based Safety

Workstation Ergonomics

Back Safety

Drug Free Workplace

Managing Safety and Health in Schools


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify the purpose of a behavior-based safety program and distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor and an employee. You will also identify factors that can cause incidents. You will gain knowledge of workstation ergonomics concerning people and their work and understand how to prevent back injury problems in the workplace. You will be able to recognize the signs of drug use and how to deal with someone you suspect is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Better understand health and safety legislation in schools, as well as your specific duties and responsibilities. You will also know how to prepare for an emergency, how to report accidents and create a safety statement. Understand the roles of safety representatives and a safety committee within the school system.


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Diplomas are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Diplomas, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Diploma, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Diploma pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.


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