Health and safety

Taking health and safety in the work place seriously can help reduce the risk of accidents, sickness absence and expensive civil claims to save businesses money.

Working Safely- IOSH Award

Awareness of the essentials of health and safety - progression to the IOSH Managing Safely award.

  • Common hazards in the workplace
  • Definition of hazard and risk
  • Practical and interactive
  • One day, 9am - 4pm
  • Short, multiple-choice test
  • More information about the course can be found on the IOSH website

Managing Safely - IOSH Award

  • Overview of the management basics to assess and control risks, and investigate accidents
  • How to identify hazards, assess and control risks, investigate accidents and incidents, and measure performance.
  • Four days; 9am - 4pm (each day)
  • Course work and workplace project examination.
  • More information about the course can be found on the IOSH website.

Health and Safety in the Workplace - Level 1 Award

  •  General introduction for new employees.
  • Importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • How to identify the hazards and risks related to the workplace
  • Basic workplace health and safety procedures.
  • Half day - three hours
  • Short, multiple-choice test
  • This course is also available as online courses

Health and Safety in the Workplace - Level 2 Award

  • Suitable for any employee who has a role to play in keeping their workplace safe
  • Understanding of hazard and risk
  • Main causes of accidents and ill health
  • One day, 9am - 4.30pm
  • Short, multiple-choice test
  • This course is also available as online courses

Book and pay online

If you are booking more than one place, are eligible for a discount (check the course information sheet), or if you can't see your course listed, please contact the Health Development Unit.

Contact us

Health Development Unit

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

01924 305971