IOSH Working Safely


Working Safely is a one-day course for staff from any sector with no supervisory or managerial responsibility. It provides a grounding in the essentials of health and safety – everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ and this course offers exactly that. Working Safely introduces a completely new approach to health and safety training and offers all the basics in a high impact interactive package

  • 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, accident plans and procedures and how and who to report accidents, incidents and near misses to, in their place of work.
  • Recognise how industry affects the environment and how individuals can minimise pollution and waste.


  • 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

Assessment:           Multiple-choice paper


This course is CITB approved for grant aid to registered companies.

Delegates who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate, valid for 3 years.

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IOSH Working Safely


Length: 1 Day - Available as a closed course


Available as a closed course