Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
This online Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace training course aims to provide managers and supervisors with a thorough understanding of the different aspects of health and safety in the workplace. The course goes into detail about every area of health and safety that businesses may encounter, providing information on undertaking effective risk assessments and ensuring that relevant, sufficient and appropriate control measures are in place. The course gives an in-depth guide on health and safety legislation and aims to raise awareness of the responsibilities that all managers and supervisors are expected to maintain.
Designed by Experts in Health and Safety
Ensures compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
High Quality Training Experience
CPD Accredited Course
Fully Online Course, Instant Access
High Quality Certificate posted the next working day
Who Should take this course
This Level 3 Health and Safety course is suitable for all supervisors and managers who have a responsibility for providing high health and safety standards in the workplace. This includes those who have a responsibility for training employees, maintaining standards and enforcing a positive health and safety culture at work.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
ContentThe course is divided into twenty four accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end.
- Introduction – why health and safety is important, occupational, environmental and human factors, risk assessments and the competent person.
- Legislation – primary and secondary legislation, employer and employee duties, approved codes of practice, enforcement officers and penalties.
- Reporting and Investigating Accidents – the accident triangle, legal requirements, RIDDOR, occupational diseases and investigations.
- The Workplace and Work Equipment – slips and trips, reducing the risks, lighting, existing equipment, new equipment and mobile work equipment.
- Fire and Explosion – employer duties, the responsible person, the fire triangle and the fire risk assessment.
- Fire and Explosion Part 2 – fire detection and warning systems, escape routes, evacuation procedures, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, safety signs and preparing an emergency plan.
- Electricity – electrical risk assessments, eliminating and reducing risk, safe installations, portable equipment, safety devices, working near electricity, underground cables, overhead power lines, explosive atmosphere, maintaining equipment and dealing with electric shocks.
- Working at Height – legislation, hierarchy of control measures, risk reduction, equipment, fragile surfaces, vehicles, training and emergency procedures.
- Vehicles – the law, risk assessments, traffic routes, work site visibility, work site speed, signs, signals and markings, lighting, parking and visiting drivers.
- Vehicles Part 2 – design and maintenance of vehicles, immobilisation, driver standards, reversing, signallers and deliveries.
- Vehicles Part 3 – coupling and uncoupling, loading and unloading, tipping, avoiding overturns and avoiding falls.
- Violence – the law, risk factors, control measures, generic, individual and departmental risk assessments, the work environment and training.
- Alcohol and Drugs – alcohol and drugs policies, alcohol and drug screenings, drug misuse and legislation.
- Hazardous Substances (COSHH) – routes of entry, ill health effects, the law, complying with regulations, assessing risks, exposure prevention, workplace exposure limits, personal protective equipment, monitoring and surveillance.
- Hazardous Substances (COSHH) Part 2 – flammable and dangerous substances, flammable liquids, dusts and gases, asthma causing substances, asbestos and lead.
- Noise – measuring noise, effects of noise, the law, supply of equipment, risk assessments, purchasing policy, reducing noise, personal protective equipment and health surveillance.
- Vibration – hand-arm vibration, whole body vibration, effects, the law, manufacturers and suppliers, assessing risks, eliminating and reducing risks and health surveillance.
- Ergonomics – improving health and safety, display screen equipment, manual handling, work related stress, assessing the risks and control measures.
- Manual Handling – avoiding manual handling, assessing risks, HSE guidelines, twisting, detailed risk assessments, task, load, environment and individual capacity.
- Manual Handling Part 2 – mechanical aids, changing the layout, personal protective equipment, lifting, pushing and pulling and training.
- Stress, Welfare, First Aid and Emergency Procedures – workplace stress, medical conditions, causes of stress, control measures, employee welfare, first aid and emergency procedures.
- A Positive Workplace Culture – benefits and foundations of a positive culture, safety representatives, paid time off, inspection of the workplace, safety committees and team briefings.
- Role of Managers, Supervisors and PPE – managers, supervisors, personal protective equipment, the law, hazards, training, PPE maintenance and CE marking.
- Staff Motivation, Training, Conflicts and Disputes – motivating staff, benefits of training, the training process and resolving disputes and conflict.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 60 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
It takes approximately 10 hours to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.
£150 + VAT