course enquiry course enquiry IOSH is Europe's leading body for health and safety professionals. As an independent and not-for-profit organization, its aim is to regulate and steer the profession, maintaining standards and providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.

IOSH Working Safely is one day, basic introductory health and safety training course, which will enable workers to ensure that their individual and collective actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace and that they understand their responsibilities.

Benefits to your organisation:

  • Nationally recognised and certificated training for employees
  • Peace of mind offered by training designed and quality controlled by IOSH
  • Covers health and safety and environment
  • Meets the government guidelines for introductory health and safety training and which matches the HSE's "passport" syllabus

Venue: courses can be delivered on site or at selected venues.


  • Module 1 Introducing working safely
  • Module 2 Defining hazard and risk
  • Module 3 Identifying common hazards
  • Module 4 - Improving safety performance
  • Module 5 Protecting our environment

Candidates who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Recognise the ethical, legal and financial context of the IOSH Working Safely Course
  • Carry out work activities without risk to themselves or others and understand the consequences to both the individual and their organisation if they fail to work safely.
  • Identify hazards, risks and risks controls and understand the importance of risk assessment with examples of everyday use of risk assessment.
  • Understand how to take appropriate workplace precautions and their importance in the working environment.
  • Appreciate the importance of a health & safety management system.
  • Identify lines of communication with respect to health & safety in their place of work.
  • Identify safety signs and signals.
  • Understand emergency procedures, accident plans and how and to whom to report accidents, incidents and near misses in their place of work.
  • Recognise how industry affects the environment and how individuals can minimise pollution and waste.

On successful completion of a multi-choice questionnaire and a hazard observation paper candidates will receive an IOSH accredited Certificate.