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Fundamentals of Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and Safety
Free Course
Learn more about the fundamental concepts of health and safety in the working environment.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Walkgrove

Description

Outcome

Certification

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This course is about health and safety in the workplace and is suitable for all people in training and employment. It is intended to raise your awareness of the dangers of your work so that you will not get injured. It is also designed to help you understand your duties to your fellow workers, as well as your employer's duties towards you.

The course will help identify risks and hazards in the workplace and describe the steps involved in a risk assessment. You will learn about the different types of fires and which type of fire extinguisher should be used to extinguish them. You will also review health and safety issues involving electricity and computers, the working environment and chemicals and other hazards.

This course will be of great interest to all workers wishing to learn more about the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace.

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Define and identify risks and hazards; - Describe The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; - Describe how to undertake a risk assessment; - Explain the different types of fires and fire extinguishers; - Describe health and safety issues involving electricity and computers; - Describe health and safety issues involving the working environment; - Describe health and safety issues involving chemicals and other hazards.

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

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

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, 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 Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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Course Reviews

Julie F.
one year ago
Julie F.

Loved the course and is a good refresher

Wynand Adriaan K.
one year ago
Wynand Adriaan K.

Great short and introductory course on safety at the work place.

SAJI K.
one year ago
SAJI K.

very interesting subject and learning procedure is very nice.

Chemsedinne S.
one year ago
Chemsedinne S.

I benefited greatly from this site

Moorthy N.
one year ago
Moorthy N.

Good and knowledgeable course for every one. This is Life long learning system. Thank you

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