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IOSH Working Safely

IOSH Working Safely covers the essentials of health and safety in the workplace. It is aimed at all workers in all types of organisation. Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, students are awarded a Working Safely certificate from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s largest health and safety membership organisation. 

Please note: As of May 2017 Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) will no longer accept IOSH Working Safely certificates achieved via the online course and e-learning assessment as a route to obtaining the green Labourer card. 

Select a study option:

Online

In your workplace

The face-to-face IOSH Working Safely course is recognised by the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) when applying for a CSCS card to work on a UK construction site. Applicants must also pass the CSCS health, safety and environment test. 

Why choose the British Safety Council

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    We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations

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    Our tutors are experts in health and safety and are excellent teachers

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    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

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    Study skills and examination techniques are embedded throughout

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    Pass rates are consistently above the national average

What's in it for me?

Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, students are awarded an IOSH Working Safely certificate from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s largest professional health and safety membership organisation.

IOSH Working Safely is recognised by the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) when applying for a CSCS card to work on a UK construction site. Applicants must also pass the CSCS health, safety and environment test.

If you have any questions about our IOSH training courses, please visit our FAQs page.

Course overview

The course is divided into four modules:

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

Assessment depends on how you choose to study.

If you study in the classroom the multiple-choice examination and hazard spotting exercise are completed at the end of the course.

If you study online, the course and assessment must be completed within five months of registration.

Learning outcomes

  • Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:
  • Identify why it is important to work safely
  • Identify everyone’s responsibilities in relation to health, safety and well-being in the workplace
  • Define key terms in health and safety
  • Identify workplace hazards and risks, their impact and how to control them
  • Identify ways in which health, safety and wellbeing are managed and improved within the workplace.

How can study?

We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes. We can deliver the course in your workplace or you can complete the course online.

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If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then online training is the answer.

The structured online programme includes interactive modules, a 3D hazard spotting exercise and practice assessments. You have five months to complete the course and assessments.

Why Online

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    Structured and easy to follow programme

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    Study wherever and whenever suits you

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    Perfect for people with busy lives

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    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

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    Course includes comprehensive range of materials

Important message:

As of 12 May 2017 Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) will no longer accept IOSH Working Safely certificates achieved via an e-learning assessment as a route to obtaining the green Labourer card.

Information regarding the change in CSCS recognition of the IOSH Working Safely certificates achieved via e-learning please visit the CSCS website.

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In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver this one-day course on a date of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of people as it saves on travel costs and allows students to keep in touch with work.

The multiple-choice examination and hazard spotting exercise are completed at the end of the course.

IOSH Working Safely is recognised by the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) when applying for a CSCS card to work on a UK construction site. Applicants must also pass the CSCS health, safety and environment test. 

Why in your workplace?

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    Cost-effective option for a group of learners

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Class discussions can be company-specific

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    Allows students to keep in touch with work

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