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IOSH Working Safely (Virtual Classroom)

IOSH Working Safely (Virtual Classroom)

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The IOSH Working Safely® course is a fundamental training program designed to enhance health and safety awareness among employees in various organisational settings. This entry-level course is crucial for enabling employees to perform their duties safely and efficiently. It plays a pivotal role in fulfilling an employer’s responsibility to provide appropriate health and safety training, thereby significantly reducing workplace risks.

Crafted by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), this course adheres to the rigorous standards of health and safety set by this globally recognised and chartered body. The IOSH Working Safely® course imparts practical, accessible knowledge and skills, free from complex jargon, making it easily understandable and applicable for employees. The focus is on real-world implementation, equipping staff with the tools they need to navigate and minimize risks in their day-to-day work environment.

By integrating this course into your organisational training programme, you not only adhere to essential health and safety regulations but also mitigate the risk of potential fines and legal complications stemming from workplace injuries. It’s an investment in your team’s well-being and your organisation’s compliance and safety culture.

Overall, the IOSH Working Safely® course is an essential element in fostering a safe, responsible, and legally compliant work environment. It’s a proactive step towards safeguarding your employees and your business, ensuring that everyone is equipped with the knowledge to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Learning options

3 learning types available

Why Should I/my team study IOSH Working Safely?

Employer Advantages of IOSH Working Safely

Enrolling your employees in the IOSH Working Safely course demonstrates your commitment as an employer to their health and safety. This training is crucial in ensuring that your team works in a safe manner, significantly reducing workplace accidents and injuries. A safer workplace leads to higher productivity and fewer absences due to injury, contributing to the overall efficiency of your business.

One of the key benefits of IOSH Working Safely is its minimal impact on business operations. The course is designed to be completed in just one day, making it a convenient option for busy teams. Additionally, upon completion, employees receive an internationally recognised health and safety certificate, validating their training and your commitment to workplace safety.

Learner Benefits of IOSH Working Safely

For learners, the IOSH Working Safely course is a gateway to essential health and safety knowledge. It empowers you to minimize risks to your own health and safety, as well as that of your colleagues. The course also enables you to actively contribute to the health and safety culture and practices within your organisation.

Furthermore, this training provides you with the skills to identify and manage risks and hazards in the workplace. These skills are not only vital for your current role but are also transferable, adding long-term value to your career development.

In summary, the IOSH Working Safely course offers significant benefits for both employers and learners, fostering a safer, more productive work environment and equipping employees with valuable health and safety skills.

Who is the IOSH Working Safely® Course suitable for?

The IOSH Working Safely® Course is designed to be inclusive and beneficial for employees at every level within an organization, regardless of their position or seniority.

Course Programme

IOSH Working Safely includes 4 units of study:

  • Module 1: Introducing working safely.
  • Module 2: Defining hazard and risk.
  • Module 3: Identifying common hazards.
  • Module 4: Improving safety performance.


The duration of the IOSH Working Safely course depends on the method of study:

  • When studied through eLearning, we recommend spending 7- 8 hours on the course.
  • When studied in-house or through the virtual classroom, the course is 1 day.
  • Our classroom course timings are 09:00-17:00 Monday – Friday.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, candidates will be able to do the following:

  • Appreciate the importance of risk management in the workplace.
  • Be aware of workplace health and safety in line with UK legislation.
  • Identify common hazards and risks.
  • Know how to make a difference to the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others.


IOSH Working Safely® is assessed in 2 parts:

  • A short, multiple-choice test.
  • A hazard spotting exercise.

The IOSH Working Safely certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of both parts of the assessment.

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