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IOSH Working Safely

IOSHDo you need a basic health and safety course for employees?

IOSH Working Safely is an essential short course for employees of organisations in any industry sector who need a grounding in health and safety. It is an international safety certificate based on best practice and provides an awareness of general workplace hazards and focuses on why health and safety is important to the well-being of the individual worker and those around them.

The course is equivalent to the Health and Safety Executive’s ‘Passport’ syllabus.

IOSH Working Safely Course Key Facts
Learning Methods E-learning and In-company
Modules 5 modules
Assessment Multiple choice test and hazard spotting activity
Duration Dependent on learning method

Course overview:

The IOSH Working Safely course is recognised as an equivalent to a level 1 award in health and safety in a construction environment. Delegates who successfully complete the course can apply for a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) green Labourer card on passing the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Operatives Test.

  • It is a 1 day classroom course or 4-8 hour e-learning course
  • Assessment is a multiple choice test 
  • On successful completion you will have an internationally recognised IOSH accredited certificate

The IOSH Working Safely content covers:

  • Why staff must work safely
  • The difference between hazards and risks
  • Hazard identification
  • The importance of safety performance within the workplace and how to improve it
  • How industry affects the environment

Click here to see the full syllabus.

The varied training style presents the relevant concepts and delegates can apply their learning using enjoyable and practical workplace examples and scenarios.

Who is IOSH Working Safely for?

It is for all employees working in any size of organisation in all industry sectors.

Course assessment and certification

There is a 10 question (15 mins) multiple-choice assessment and 3 hazard spotting exercises (15 mins) at the end of the course. On successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded an IOSH Certificate or a credit card sized IOSH passport card.

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FAQs

How and when do I take the course?

Dependent on where you are based and personal preferences you can take the course as:

When do you receive the results and the IOSH Certificate?

You should receive the results and, provided you have passed, your certificate up to 6 to 8 weeks after the course. 

Are there any entry requirements for taking IOSH Working Safely?

No, there are no entry requirements.

What is included in the price?

  • Tuition
  • Examination fees and the IOSH accredited certificate
  • Comprehensive course materials