Office Health & Safety Online Course

Office Health & Safety Online Course

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You might consider an office to be a low-risk workplace. However, even in relatively safe environments, accidents can happen and serious injury can occur.

This 2 hour Office Health & Safety Online Course outlines the common hazards found in offices, how to avoid them, and what to do if someone is injured. We should all be aware of how our actions can impact others, which is why UK law requires employers to train all staff on relevant health and safety procedures.

This office health and safety online training has been written by health and safety experts in accordance with UK legislation. There’s no time limit to complete the course, so you can work through at your own pace. It’s also accredited and assured by CPD and Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Qualifications.


This online traininng course should take around two hours to complete. By the end, you’ll understand:

  • Why offices need specific health and safety regulations
  • What the most common office hazards are
  • Your responsibilities around health and safety
  • How to prevent slips, trips and falls in the office
  • How to use electrical equipment safely
  • How to set up your workstation ergonomically
  • Why setting up your workstation correctly can improve your physical health
  • How to prevent fires
  • How to handle chemicals safely
  • Workplace stress and your mental health
  • First aid for office workers
  • Why and how to report accidents and injuries


This e-learning course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to health and safety in the office
  • Facts, statistics and common office hazards
  • The legal responsibilities of the employer
  • The legal responsibilities of the employee
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Guidelines for electrical safety in the office
  • Fire safety
  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE)
  • Setting your workstation up ergonomically
  • Manual handling – lifting and carrying heavy objects safely
  • Working with hazardous substances
  • Work-related stress and mental health support
  • Your working environment – noise, light and heating
  • First aid in the workplace
  • Why it’s important to report accidents at work
  • How to record accidents accurately


At the end of this course, you’ll take a multiple-choice test of 15 questions. It’s marked automatically, and you’ll need 80% to pass. If you don’t pas first time, you’re welcome to re-take the test as many times as 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?

Employers are required by law to make sure that all employees are trained to recognise potential hazards in the office and follow appropriate measures to keep fellow workers safe.

So, whether you work full time, part time, follow a hybrid model of working or are on work experience, this entry level course on health and safety is for you.

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