Overview - IOSH Working Safely
An understanding of health and safety principles and practices is essential for every workplace. This interactive e-learning course has been assessed and approved by IOSH and is course is recognised by CSCS as an equivalent to a Level 1 Award in health and safety in a construction environment.
This means that delegates who successfully complete this course can apply for a CSCS green Labourer card once they have also passed the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Operatives Test and also gives exemption from the ECS Health & Safety Assessment run by the JIB and SJIB.
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.
On completion of this course you will receive a confirmation email that you have successfully completed your training. The accredited certificate from the Institution of Occupational and Health (IOSH) will be posted to you by Royal Mail Signed for 1st Class delivery and it should be with you within 2-3 weeks of your completion date.
Please note: it is recommended that learners retake the IOSH Working Safely course every three years.
In order to apply for your CSCS green labourer card you need to take your Virtual College IOSH Managing safely course and pass the online assessment. You’ll then need to visit an approved test centre to sit your CITB Heath, Safety and Environment Operatives test. For more information, please contact CITB on 0344 994 4488.
Once you’ve successfully completed this test, you can then apply for your CSCS green Labourer card.
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.
On completion of this course you will receive a confirmation email that you have successfully completed your training. The accredited certificate from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) will be posted to you by Royal Mail Signed for 1st Class delivery and it should be with you within 2-3 weeks of your completion date.
I liked the little challenges throughout the training sections. It kept you on your toes so you actually paid attention to the material you were reading.
Well set out, the animations made it more interesting to follow.
Simply easy to use. Clearly and concisely laid out covering all the relevant points, allowing you to work at your own pace.
yes liked the way you could stop then go back to it after a short rest
I liked the ability to do as an when I wanted so it fitted in with my busy work schedule.
Nice and easy way of getting useful knowledge about safety.
Clear and precise tuition
It was perfect
There is option to safe the answers for later and also it has a useful dictionary built in.
The ability to return to any subject at any time to reinforce my learning was very useful.
You can follow the modules at your own pace to fit in with everyday life
How it Works
Delivered to you over the internet, this interactive course allows you to study at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.
After registering, you have 6 months to complete the course and pass the online test. After this time, your access to the training and test will be removed.
The online training material will take approximately 6 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning course, you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.
In addition, you must complete a timed, 1 hour online assessment. The course contains a number of quizzes throughout to test your knowledge and ensure you are ready for the final assessment.