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A1 IOSH Working Safely - Health and safety at work

Course Type: Distance Learning
Institute Name: Griffin College
Fee: on request
Course Locations: Dublin City Centre

Course Details

Who should go on Working safely?

Working safely is for people at any level in any sector, needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety. Everyoneat work should have an understanding of why they must andlsquo;work safely' - and this course offers exactly that.

What will you get out of it?

What you need to know -and are perhaps reluctant to learn about - in a refreshingly informal way.

Working safely isn't supposed to turn people into safety experts. It focuses on why health and safety is important, and how individuals can make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing our behaviour.

What will you get out of it?

1)nationally recognised and respected certificate course

2)peace of mind offered by training that's designed and quality-controlledby the Chartered body for health and Safety - IOSH

3)minimum disruption -the programme includes the assessment

4)Working safely meets the guidelines for introductory health and safety

5) two key areas -health and safety and environmental basics -are covered

Working Safely Course Syllabus

1. Introducing working safely

This module stresses the realities of the human suffering behind the statistics and emphasises the importance of personal responsibility.

2. Defining hazard and risk

This module puts andlsquo;hazard' and andlsquo;risk' into everyday language, and uses familiar examples to show what can happen. Importantly, it makes it clear that even something that is very simple or repeated over and over again can go wrong, with serious consequences.

3. Identifying common hazards

All the main issues are covered in this module - entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, and manual handling.

4. Improving safety performance

This module deals with systems and processes, making sure that any jargon is explained in easily understood terms.

5. Protecting our environment

A short but effective introduction to waste and pollution leads into a look at how organisations and individual team members can get involved in reducing environmental impacts.

No Previous Knowledge Required To Do This Course

No prior knowledge of this subject is necessary to complete the IOSH Working Safely course.


You will receive full personal tutor support. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that support is available for your course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies. You have the freedom to start the course at any time.


There will be a multiple choice test at the end of the course.

IOSH Accredited Certificate

On successful completion of the IOSH Working Safely course candidates will receive an IOSH accredited certificate



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