IOSH Working Safely Online Course

IOSH Working Safely Online Course

6-8 Hours6-8 Hours
Interactive Interactive
Cost effectiveCost effective

Learn the basics of health and safety at your own pace with this online course in Working Safely. The experts at the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) have approved this e-learning version of their well-respected working safely course, for people working at any level in any industry sector. You will gain a practical knowledge of health and safety essentials, as well as environmental issues.

There are eight hours of study (which includes activities, quizzes, articles, videos and reading material) in this highly interactive IOSH e-learning course, which you can work through at your own pace.  Automatically marked mock assessments are also included as part of the programme to assist with the preparation for the final test.   It is recommended that delegates complete the training within one month. Delegates will be able to complete the training on any of the following devices: PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

* Delegates have three months from the date of enrolment to study and complete the online and practical assessments. *


By the end of this IOSH e-learning course, delegates will feel more confident to carry out work in a safe manner, reducing the risk of accidents and lost business. They will also:

  • Understand the importance of working safely
  • Realise the consequences of not working safely
  • Successfully identify risks and hazards
  • Understand why risk assessments are important, and how to prepare them
  • Recognise the value in health and safety management systems
  • Identify safety signs and signals
  • Use suitable reporting practices for incidents and accidents
  • Demonstrate the environmental impact of pollution and how individuals can better manage their waste


While working through this online course, the following areas will be covered:

  • Introduction to working safely
  • Understanding hazards and risks
  • Identifying the most common hazards
  • Improving safety performance
  • Looking after our environment


At the end of this remote learning course, students are required to complete an online assessment of multiple-choice questions, followed by a hazard-spotting test.  Results of each test will immediately follow submission.

After successfully completing both assessments, delegates will be awarded the IOSH Working Safely certificate.  Certificates come in a hardcopy format and will be posted.

Please Note - registration with IOSH is restricted to three months from the date of purchase. This will allow time for one resit which is included in the cost of this online course. After this three-month period has elapsed, students may be subject to re-registration fees.

* Please note certificates take around 8 weeks to be issued by IOSH *

Who is this Course for?

This IOSH approved online course is for employees with little or no training in health and safety, or anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge of best practice in the workplace.

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