Corporate Manslaughter Online Course

Corporate Manslaughter Online Course

1-2 Hours1-2 Hours
Interactive Interactive
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Accidents in the workplace can cause serious injury and even death. When somebody dies at work as the result of negligence or poor health and safety measures, it’s known as Corporate Manslaughter.

So, if you’re responsible for health and safety procedures, it’s crucial that you understand how important your role is in protecting workers’ safety while complying with UK legislation.

This self-guided online corporate manslaughter course has been created by health and safety professionals. There is no time limit to complete it, but you can reasonably expect to wok though the modules in 1-2 hours. You’ll learn what Corporate Manslaughter is, what your legal responsibilities are and how to train your staff to work safely and spot any dangers.


By the end of this online training course, you will have a solid understanding of:

  • The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The legal responsibilities of employers
  • How directors and board members carry responsibility
  • Health and safety and risk assessments
  • The roles of the Coroner, Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the police
  • The investigation process for work-related deaths
  • The importance of employee training


Over 1-2 hours, this self-guided online course covers the following topics:

  • A thorough introduction to Corporate Manslaughter, definitions and terms
  • The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • Why it’s crucial to comply with UK legislation
  • Your legal responsibilities and duties as an employer
  • The responsibilities of board members, managers and directors
  • The investigation process – what to expect
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • Case studies exploring the importance of health and safety policies
  • Who needs health and safety training?
  • Why is it important to train staff adequately?
  • Putting legislation into practice
  • How to conduct a thorough risk assessment


Once you’ve completed the online training, you’ll take a multiple-choice test of 10 questions. You’ll need to get 80% to pass, which you’ll be notified of as soon as you finish. You’re welcome to re-take the test if you need to, at no extra cost.

You’ll receive a CPD certified digital certificate straight away.

As well as conforming to CPD guidelines, this course is certified by the widely recognised Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Qualifications Assurance System.

Who is this Course for?

Anyone responsible for health and safety at work should attend this course, as well as employers, board members and managers.

Each of these roles plays a vital part of the health and safety of employees, so it’s important you understand what’s expected of you.

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