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Health and Safety Awareness for Employees

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers are required to ensure that workers are provided with adequate information and training to minimise risks at work.
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Course overview

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers are required to ensure that workers are provided with adequate information and training to minimise risks at work. Employers can decide how this training is provided.

We offer online Health & Safety Awareness courses that are intended to fulfil this legal obligation. This course also ensures that staff members have the knowledge and skills they need to keep themselves safe while performing their duties.

This course is offered in house or via e-learning. 


Who is this course suitable for?

The training programmes are aimed at anyone who needs basic information regarding safety in the workplace.


Course programme

The Health & Safety Awareness for Employees course covers the following topics:

  • Reasons for managing health and safety
  • Health and safety law
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Health and safety information
  • Enforcement of safety laws
  • Hazards and risks
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk control
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safety signs
  • Accidents and near misses

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of the Health & Safety Awareness for Employees course:

  • Understand what causes accidents and how to prevent them
  • Ability to carry out a risk assessment
  • Understanding PPE and safety signs
  • Understanding of relevant safety laws

Next steps

Other Phoenix courses that may be suitable for successful candidates include:


Assessments

There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.


Multiple course discounts

The cost of any of our short, online courses is £14.99 per candidate, per course.
Employers who book groups of employees for Phoenix health and safety training can make significant savings:

  • Buy 25 for £12.99 each and save 14%
  • Buy 50 for £8.99 each and save 41%
  • Buy 100 for £6.99 each and save 54%
  • Buy 500 for £5.99 each and save 61%
  • Buy 1000 for £4.99 each and save 67%

Please contact our sales team on 0345 500 8811 to claim your discount when you book 25 or more places.


Popular FAQs

  • What’s the duration of the online course?

    Phoenix's short, online health & safety courses should take 40 minutes to complete.
  • What's the duration of in-house training courses?

    Phoenix's in-house training courses usually take half a day or a full day, depending on the course topic.

  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

    You can retake the assessment.
  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

    Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Why choose a course with Phoenix?

  • Expertise

    We are one of the UK's leading providers of training in health and safety. 

    Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through engaging, interactive content and compact modules to keep learners attention focused through the course.

  • Pass rates

    Our pass rates for our health and safety courses are above industry average. View our to Trustpilot reviews to find out why we’re rated 4.8 stars by previous customers.