The health, safety and welfare of employees in any business or organisation is of paramount importance.
The Alison Learning Path in Workplace Health and Safety will help you 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. The Alison Learning Path in Workplace Health and Safety is a sequence of courses that will increase your knowledge and understanding of health and safety practices in the workplace.
You will learn key skills in the areas of behaviour-based safety, how to keep the workplace drug-free, how to implement correct ergonomics in the workplace, and how to ensure back safety during manual handling.
Courses in this Learning Path
Fundamentals of Health and Safety in the Workplace
This free online 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 free online course will be of great interest to all workers wishing to learn more about the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace.
1-2 Hour50 Points
This free online course provides an introduction to behaviour-based safety. It is designed primarily for supervisors and team leaders, but may be useful to anyone requiring an overview of the concepts involved.
It may be of particular use to Health and Safety Auditors, Representatives and Officers or Managers.1-2 Hour50 Points
It is important for those who spend long periods of time working with computers to know about workstation ergonomics, also known as DSE. This free online course demonstrates the recommended way to use computer equipment in a safe and healthy way. Given the widespread use of computers at work and beyond, this course is increasingly vital in today's world.1-2 Hour50 Points
The free online course Drug-free Workplace training provides the learner with useful information on how to recognize the signs of drug misuse at their place of work and how to takes steps to prevent its increase. This programme allows the learner to complete the modules at their own pace, with exercises within each module and a quiz at the each module end.1-2 Hour50 Points