Health and Safety Overview

The online Health and Safety course provides an overview of health and safety laws and employers' responsibilities

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Key Learning Points:

  • Who has a responsibility to uphold health and safety
  • The role of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • The main pieces of health and safety legislation
  • Employers’ responsibilities
  • Health and safety signs and their meanings

Course Overview

One of the most important commitments employers have towards their staff and the public is to make sure health and safety is their highest priority.

The Your Health and Safety eLearning course explores health and safety law and how it affects individuals and businesses. It provides a useful overview of health and safety responsibilities, how vital risk assessments are and common safety signs you might find in any workplace.

Course Details

  • Course duration: 25 minutes
  • Available in 2 Languages

    English English Spanish Spanish Cost effective solutions exist for other languages.
  • Overview of health and safety legislation and responsibilities
  • Multiple-choice question assessment
  • Certificate on completion
  • Course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements
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Course Contents

Your Health and Safety online course is broken down into three main topic areas.

Health and Safety Law and the Individual
Health and Safety Law and the Individual
Everyone has a responsibility to protect health and safety in the workplace. This module covers the main workplace health and safety legislation, the responsibilities of employers and employees and the role of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local authorities in enforcing health and safety laws.
Employer Responsibilities
Employer Responsibilities
Employers have a duty of care to protect their workers from harm. This module covers common workplace hazards that cause preventable accidents, along with the importance of risk assessments to control for them. It also explores common health and safety signs and their meanings.
Employee Responsibilities
Employee Responsibilities
Ultimately, employers are responsible for health and safety in a workplace – but employees have an important role to play in keeping themselves and those around them safe. They must follow all health and safety guidance and speak up if they notice any hazards that have not been addressed.

The Assessment

Learners are assessed via multiple-choice questions about health and safety law and employer responsibilities.

How much do you understand about workplace health and safety? Test your knowledge with our multiple-choice assessment. Achieve a pass mark of 80% or above to claim your certificate.

2 Ways of Purchasing

You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

1. Individual Licenses

If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them online.

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2. Complete Bundle

Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Training courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits including our AI driven Learning Experience Platform, Astute.

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1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10 29 / per learner
11 - 20 25 / per learner
21 - 50 20 / per learner
51 - 100 15 / per learner
101 - 150 10 / per learner
150+ POA

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Training in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
50 - 100 30 / per learner
101 - 200 25 / per learner
201 - 300 21 / per learner
301 - 400 18 / per learner
401 - 500 15 / per learner
501 - 750 12.50 / per learner
751 - 1000 10 / per learner
1001 - 2500 8 / per learner
2501 - 5000 6 / per learner
5000 - 10,000 5 / per learner
10,000 + POA
Included Features
  • All courses in our catalogue
  • Our Learning Experience Platform ‘Astute’
  • New courses added regularly
  • Branded, downloadable posters
  • Customise Course Content for Your Team
  • Regular course updates
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Unlimited help desk support

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide. Prices are based on a 2 year contract.

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The Importance of Health and Safety Training

Good employee training in health and safety is vital. It contributes to a safe, healthy workplace culture and ensures employers are less likely to be fined or prosecuted for breaches of health and safety law.

Employees can't be expected to follow rules they haven't been told about, so good quality training is a must in all workplaces. When organisations have good health and safety practices, everyone wins.

The Importance of Health and Safety Training


If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.

How do you manage health and safety risks?
Employers manage health and safety risks through robust risk assessments and complying with all relevant health and safety legislation. They must take every step required to identify all potential hazards and put in place the appropriate control measures to make sure their staff and the public are kept safe.
Why is health and safety legislation important in the workplace?
Health and safety legislation is important in the workplace because it protects employees, employers, the public and the environment. Following it correctly is perhaps the most important duty employers have. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is the main piece of UK health and safety legislation.
What is a safety culture in the workplace?
A workplace safety culture is about taking health and safety concerns seriously and putting the health and safety of staff, visitors and the public as a number one priority. Successful safety cultures involve the input of all employees and make it safe for people to raise potential issues when they see them.

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