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Overview - IOSH Working Safely

An understanding of health and safety principles and practices is central for every workplace. This interactive e-learning course leads to a globally recognised IOSH certificate in 'Working Safely' and will provide individuals with thorough knowledge about the essentials of health and safety.

IOSH are the biggest health and safety membership organisation in the world and the only chartered body for H&S professionals. Established for more than 70 years with over 40,000 members across 99 countries, there is no doubt you are receiving quality training.

Who would benefit from this training?

Working Safely is suitable for people at any level, in any sector, needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety.

Individuals will benefit by gaining a nationally recognised certificate in health and safety training that meets government’s guidelines and is a 100 per cent match to the Health and Safety Executive's 'passport' syllabus.

Please note: it is recommended that learners retake the IOSH Working Safely course every three years.

Lesson Plan

IOSH Working Safely is split into five interactive modules:

  • An introduction to working safely; the principles of why working safely is important.
  • Defining hazard and risk; recognising risks in the workplace and understanding the application of risk assessments.
  • Identifying common hazards; understanding how hazards arise and how to prevent them.
  • Improving safety performance; understanding how systems and processes can be put in place to improve safety performance and how these relate to all levels of the workforce.
  • Protecting our environment; how organisations and individuals can get involved in reducing environmental impacts.


Upon completion of the e-learning material, you must sit an online assessment. The assessment consists of 21 multiple choice questions and three hazard spotting exercises. Candidates who successfully complete the assessments will be sent an accredited certificate from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).


Able to work at own speed
MW 11/06/2013

Easy to follow
SJ 29/07/2013

It was all clearly set out. Very easy to find out what you need to do, and how to access it.
NW 22/10/2013

I liked the ability to make notes as it made me think.
DB 07/11/2013

Extremely easy to use, very attractive, and quite fun.
JW 20/12/2013

I liked the point that I could review over and over again so that what I was being taught was clear to me and that I had full understanding of what I was learning so that I feel secure in the use of my knowledge.
NC 29/07/2014

Very easy to use with good explanations and note function was useful
KH 04/02/2015

I am new to the construction industry and found it very interesting.
LW 23/02/2015


£95.00 + VAT (£114.00 inc. VAT) - This cost is for a single user and gives access to the course content and online test for 6 months.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Available for purchases of 10 or more courses. They are automatically calculated when you add courses to your cart.
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