Our Personal Safety Training Courses

Hazards - Can You Spot Them?

The hazards you face at work will depend on your job and the environment that you work in but there are common hazards that you are likely to face regardless of where you work. During this challenge you'll collect shields... Read More »

5 minutes

Personal Safety

Our Personal Safety eLearning Course is designed to ensure the safety of staff members both inside and outside of work. Learners will find out about their employers' responsibilities when it comes to looking after their personal... Read More »

20 minutes

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is often the last line of defence between our bodies and a hazardous substance. Selecting and using the correct PPE for the job is vital. Our short course in Personal Protective Equipment... Read More »

5 minutes

Remote Working

With an estimated 4 million of us working remotely in the UK, the number of us doing our jobs outside the traditional office environment can only go up. Whether it's in a home office, a working hub or even on a train, remote... Read More »

30 minute

Safety Signs

Our Safety Signs short course explains the different kinds of safety signs and challenges learners to identify their meanings in a multiple-choice assessment. The course challenges learners to identify signs based on their... Read More »

5 minutes

Violence and Aggression

Work-related violence and aggression are never acceptable. Unfortunately, they occur regularly, across industries and job roles. People with public-facing positions are particularly at risk. Our Violence and Aggression eLearning... Read More »

20 minutes

Tailoring: You can tailor all of the courses in this topic using the free Adapt Authoring Tool.

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Our Personal Safety Training courses are available as part of the Online Health and Safety Courses Suite in one great package.

Personal Safety Training

Our Personal Safety training course sets out what employers' responsibilities are when it comes to maintaining the personal safety of their staff; when and where your personal safety is most at risk; how to assess and minimise risks to personal safety in the workplace and life; and what the legislation is regarding self-defence in violent situations.

Personal Safety Training
Personal Safety Training

In addition to our personal safety online training course, employers may be interested in packaging together an entire bundle of personal safety courses, including Slips and Trips, Violence and Aggression and Your Health and Safety – all designed to keep staff members safe and control the risk of personal injury at work.

To supplement our full length courses we also have a range of 5 minute microlearning courses which are short, specific, highly targeted bursts of information aimed at maximising learner engagement and knowledge retention. These include Can You spot the Hazard?, Know your Safety Signs? and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

All our personal safety training courses are available off-the-shelf for ease of use; we can also work with your subject experts to tailor the approach and information to suit your organisation's requirements. Using the Adapt Authoring Tool you can even modify our courses yourself.

Personal Safety Training

What is personal safety training?

Personal safety is a person's right to go about their everyday life free from the threat or fear of psychological, emotional, and physical harm from others. The application of personal safety awareness training in the workplace is an increasingly developing area, and we can attribute this to a number of factors. Firstly, employers have a duty of care to protect the health and safety of their employees as far as reasonably possible. This includes conducting risk assessments, recording the findings, and implementing any necessary changes to ensure personal safety in the workplace is taken seriously.

Other factors in the development of personal safety training include increased levels of violence at work (that is, in those that are recorded), the financial and reputational repercussions that organisations who ignore their duty of care risk, and expectations from staff. Organisations may struggle to recruit or retain talent in an environment that does not offer effective personal safety training, and where violence and aggression is seen to go unchecked. The unwanted impact on productivity and profitability that neglecting personal safety awareness training can have is a serious matter, and it can be mitigated using personal safety eLearning courses.