IOSH Working Safely in Wakefield, West Yorkshire (Classroom)

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Course Dates (Wakefield, WF2 8PT)
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IOSH Working Safely in Wakefield

IOSH Working Safely is a one-day course which covers the essentials of health and safety within a working environment. The course is designed to be a high-impact programme, delivered with an enjoyable, interactive and stimulating learning approach. Ultimately, IOSH Working Safely will give you a basic understanding of the principles of health and safety in the workplace.

Who Should Attend the IOSH Working Safely Course?

This course is suitable for employees at all levels and in all industries. You do not need any prior knowledge or understanding of health and safety to attend this course, as IOSH Working Safely was developed to create a common understanding of health and safety among employees from entry-level positions to Managers and Supervisors. Whether you have an office-based role, factory, manufacturing plant, retail or any other work environment, this course will provide you with essential knowledge and skills to contribute to safer working.

Delivery Method

This course is delivered in a traditional classroom setting in Wakefield West Yorkshire, WF2 8PT.

Course Duration


Course Content

Health and safety is everyone’s responsibility. The IOSH Working Safely course will teach you that small changes in everyday behaviours can be crucial in keeping you and your colleagues safe, and how risks are assessed within the workplace. The course will cover key topics such as identifying common workplace hazards, assessing and controlling risks and understanding legal responsibilities. In addition, it also touches on how business performance and staff motivation can be improved through good health and safety practices as well as the relevant laws associated with health and safety.

The IOSH Working Safely course content is split into four modules:

Module 1 – Introducing Working Safely

  • Define what is meant by safe working
  • Why is it important to work safely
  • Who is responsible for health & safety in the workplace
  • An organisation’s responsibilities for health & safety
  • Who has responsibility for worker actions

Module 2 – Defining Hazard & Risk

  • Identify sources of hazards & risks
  • Identify the six hazards groups
  • Hazards which are not easy to identify
  • What is meant by the term ‘hazard’ & ‘risk’
  • What is meant by the term ‘risk assessment’
  • What is meant by the terms ‘likelihood’ & ‘consequence’
  • Deciding on what actions to take the control risk
  • What is meant by the term ‘reasonably practicable’

Module 3 – Identifying Common Hazards

  • Understand workplace precautions for the control of common workplace hazards and risks

Module 4 – Improving Safety Performance

  • How to seek advice on workplace precautions and assist management in risk assessment and risk control
  • Understand the importance of contributing to the improvement of an organisation’s safety performance via individual compliance with the employer’s safety policy & management systems
  • What an organisation can do to manage & improve safety & health within the workplace
  • Worker responsibilities for improving safety & health in the workplace
  • How attitude & behaviour can affect safety & health in the workplace
  • What a safe system of work is
  • What a ‘permit to work’ is
  • How safety signs can play an important part in communicating safety & health information
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The safety & health of other people who may come on site, including contractors, visitors & members of the public
  • The role of safety committees & worker representatives in safety & health
  • Types of workplace inspections
  • Emergency procedures
  • What is meant by the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ & ‘near miss’
  • Reporting incidents, including near misses & accidents
  • First aid provision
  • The role of the safety & health enforcement inspector
  • Health surveillance & monitoring

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although you will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. You will not need any prior health and safety knowledge or qualifications for this course.

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For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

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At UTN Training, we pride ourselves in providing first-class training, every time. We are one of the foremost training companies in the UK for the powered access and health and safety sectors and have close ties with those industries. Our experienced and fully qualified trainers deliver a wide range of courses from approved bodies such as CITB, IPAF, PASMA & IOSH. Some of the courses delivered include SSSTS, SMSTS, CITB Site Safety Plus, New Road and Street Works and IOSH Managing Safely courses.

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