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Ascend Learning - Health and Safety Training Courses

Basic Awareness in Health & Safety in the Workplace (in-house)

Ascend Learning Solutions

To introduce, or refresh, knowledge on health & safety awareness.

Who should complete the course?

Any current staff requiring a refresher course, or new staff who have not yet been introduced to health & safety in the workplace.


This course is for any workplace to refresh current, or introduce new, staff on the basic principles of health & safety.


By the end of the course, delegates will have the skills to:

  • Know relevant legislation
  • Discuss responsibilities of the employer
  • Discuss responsibilities of the employee
  • Explain the causes of accidents and ill health
  • Know reporting and recording procedures
  • List the 5 areas of risk assessment
  • Discuss the principles of manual handling
Course Content

Course Content

  • Introduction to health & safety and the Law
  • Hazards, risks and risk assessments
  • Manual handling
  • Electricity at work
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


Half day (3 hours).


Observation and group participation.

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