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An Introduction to Risk Assessment
Health and Safety at Work
Manual Handling in the Workplace
An Introduction to Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

This training pack has been created to provide people at any level, in any sector, with guidance that will help them to work safely at work.

Upon completion of these courses, you can satisfy your legal obligations for appropriate training, minimise the risk of bad publicity or lawsuits, and ensure the safety of you and your staff.

  • Meets training requirements for health and safety
  • Online, self-paced training
  • Complete in 5-10 hours
  • Interactive course with high-quality animations
  • 24 hour learner support
  • Instant digital certificates on completion


Upon completion of these courses, you can satisfy your legal obligations for appropriate training, minimise the risk of bad publicity or lawsuits, and ensure the safety of you and your staff.

These courses are ideal for induction or refresher training.

Who should take this training pack?

This Health and Safety Training Pack is suitable for all employees regardless of industry and will satisfy legal requirements for appropriate Health and Safety training. Anyone working in an office, retail, construction, food/catering, manufacturing, warehouse, hospital or hospitality environment will find this course suitable and very beneficial.

Why take this training pack?

This training pack is designed to teach both employees and employers why health and safety in the workplace is so important in relation to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

By taking this e-learning course, you'll meet your legal obligations, minimise the risk of bad publicity or lawsuits for your company and be able to demonstrate your understanding of health and safety legislation.

Training outcomes

Awareness of Health and Safety at Work

  • Understand the key principles of workplace health and safety
  • Outline accident prevention, investigation and reporting
  • Communicate health and safety information
  • Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled

Risk Assessment in the Workplace

  • The importance of risk assesments
  • The definitions of hazards and risks
  • The underpinning principles of risk assessment

Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

  • Know why it is important to prevent slips, trips and falls.
  • Understand what can cause slips, trips and falls, including falls from height.
  • Be familiar with legislation relating to slips, trips and falls.
  • Understand the role of risk assessment.
  • Know what can be done to prevent slips, trips and falls.
  • Be aware of your role in preventing slips, trips and falls.

Manual Handling in the Workplace

  • Explain why it is important to move and handle objects carefully
  • Describe how your spine works
  • Identify common injuries and explain how to avoid them
  • List the key factors to take into account before undertaking the moving or lifting of a load
  • Identify key legislation and employer/employee responsibilities

Fire Marshal/Warden

  • The day-to-day role of the fire warden.
  • The role of the fire warden when the alarm sounds.
  • The fire warden’s responsibility in terms of fire safety briefings.
  • The key points the fire warden needs to know and understand.


All courses are accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.


Each course usually takes between 1-2 hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.

Target audience

This training pack is aimed at anyone working in a role which requires knowledge of health and safety.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Test and certificate

Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Does the course contain sound?

Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.

How long is the certificate valid for?

There is no set time for how long this certificate is valid for. It is generally recognised that certificates are renewed every three years.


Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of more than 10 courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.

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