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Health and Safety and Risk Assessment

6 hours - £65pp

Welcome to the Helping Hands Health and Safety course which will equip participants with the knowledge to maintain a safe environment both for themselves and people in their care. The course will also explore reporting requirements and statutory acts relating to health and safety. Upon completion of this course participants will be able to understand common health and safety risks and learn the appropriate preventative measures to reduce the likelihood of accident/injury in the workplace.

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Health and Safety and Risk Assessment Training Course Overview

Unit I: Safety at Work

Unit II: Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974

Unit III: Employers Duties

Unit IV: Employee Responsibilities

Unit V: Health and Safety Management System

Unit VI: Law

Unit VII: Law Enforcement

Unit VIII: Common Hazards
Unit IX: Fire
Unit X: Action in Case of Fire

Unit XI: Action on Discovering Fire
Unit XII: Fire - Law

Unit XIII: Stress

Unit XIV: Computers

Unit XV: Manual Handling

Unit XVI: Substances


Unit XVIII: Work Equipment

Unit XIX: Work Equipment Law

Unit XX: Electricity 

Unit XXI: Noise

Unit XXII: Asbestos

Unit XXIII: Work at Height

Unit XXIV: Violence and Aggression

Unit XXV: Other Hazards

Unit XXVI: Controlling Risks


Unit XXVIII: Safety Signs

Unit XXIX: Cost of Poor Health and Safety

Unit XXX: Accident Reporting

Unit XXXI: Accident Investigation

Unit XXXII: Risk Assessment

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

This course cannot be delivered online or via virtual workshop. To be able to pass this course participants must be able to demonstrate that they can execute the skills taught in this course and are deemed by the instructor as being capable of deploying these skills in real world scenarios.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of professional learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

Student Comments

"The training was insightful, informative and served as a reminder to be vigilant regarding health and safety in the future."


"The trainer was really informative and knowledgeable. The course will help me identify actual and potential risks at my workplace."


"Very informative courses that covered many relevant areas and the trainer was very helpful."


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