Warehouse Safety Online Course

Warehouse Safety Online Course

4 Hours4 Hours
Interactive Interactive
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Working in a warehouse poses many different risks to health and safety, particularly if proper control measures aren’t in place. This online Warehouse Safety course will teach you the legal duties of employers and employees, as well as practical advice on how to carry out a suitable risk assessment.

Created by health and safety professionals, you’ll learn about the most common hazards involving vehicles, manual handling and storage, as well as injuries from slips, trips and falls. By the end of the course, you’ll feel confident in overcoming the risks to create a safe working environment for all.


By the end of this 4-hour online training course, you will:

  • Understand the legal expectations surrounding warehouse safety
  • Recognise the potential hazards that can be found in a warehouse
  • Be able to control electrical hazards and prevent slips, trips and falls
  • Understand the best way to carry out a warehouse risk assessment
  • Identify common risks associated with manual handling and how mechanical aids can help
  • Be able to uphold vehicle safety in the warehouse, including safe traffic routes
  • Understand how to use pallets and store goods in a safe manner


This online course covers the following topic areas:

  • Why warehouse safety training is important
  • Common injuries and what causes them
  • The legal responsibilities of warehouse employers and employees
  • How safety issues can impact your business
  • Risk assessments
  • Correct selection and flexibility
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)
  • The risk of noise, vibration, asbestos, legionella, fire, display screen equipment (DSE) and workplace stress
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and first aid
  • Slips, trips and falls – what are the risks and how can we prevent them?
  • Electrical safety – legislation, hazards, and safety controls
  • Fire and safety control measures
  • Manual handling – identifying the risks and putting safety measures in place
  • Mechanical handling safety
  • Working safely at height
  • Onsite vehicle safety – pedestrians, deliveries, operating vehicles and drivers visiting the premises
  • Traffic routes, signage, reversing vehicles, loading vehicles, parking, inspection and maintenance
  • Falls from height
  • Storage – using pallets safely, automated storage systems and storing hazardous substances safely


At the end of this warehouse safety training course, you will take an online exam containing 15 multiple-choice questions. The exam is marked automatically and you’ll find out your results straight away. A pass mark of 80% is required, however, if you are unsuccessful, you can re-take the exam as many times as you need to at no extra charge.

Who is this Course for?

If you are responsible for the health and safety in a warehouse, you’ll find this course useful – whether you’re an owner, manager, supervisor or the person who carries out warehouse risk assessments.

Warehouse workers are also welcome to take this course, as it offers an awareness of warehouse hazards and safety measures that everyone should adhere to.

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