IOSH Working Safely

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is intended for personnel at all levels in all organisations.  It may be arranged for Apprentices, adult workers, office staff or supervisors who have no formal safety and health training.

Course Content:

1. Introducing Working Safely
This module stresses the realities of the human suffering behind  the statistics and emphasises the importance of personal 

2. Defining hazard and risk
This module puts “hazard” and “risk” into everyday language, and uses familiar examples to show what can happen. Focusing on the six broad hazard groups, delegates and asked to think about the hazards and risks they come across in their own work.

3. Identifying common hazards
All the main issues are covered in this module – entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, work equipment, manual handling and DSE.

4. Improving safety performance
This module deals with systems and processes, making sure that any jargon is explained in easily understood terms.  The session bridges the gap between management and workforce, encouraging delegates to play a part in processes that are commonly seen as just down to their manager or supervisor.  Other areas – including contract work, inspections, safe systems and permits, protective equipment, signage, emergency procedures, reporting and health checks – are all focused on from the delegate’s point of view.

Aims and Objectives of the course:

To develop an alert employee capable of recognising workplace hazards
To enable appropriate preventative or control measures to be taken
To ensure employees become responsible both to themselves and to others 


Lecture and assessments


1 Day 


An IOSH certificate of training 

Delegate experience: 

None needed


Rochdale Training or at your site (subject to minimum group size)

Group Minimum/Maximum:



Please contact us for details – discounts available for group bookings


Jeremy Roberts or Louise Robson in the Commercial Department on 01706 631417.