Workplace Health and Safety Online Course

IIRSM Approved

To make sure that the health and safety is not compromised in the workplace we must be aware of possible risks and put in place safety measures to reduce them.

This course offers an understanding of why health and safety is important. It shows which are the responsibilities of employers and employees and outlines common hazards in the workplace and methods to reduce them.

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and you’ll be able to list common causes of accidents.

  • Approved by IIRSM (International Institute of Risk Safety Management)
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes - 1 hour
  • On completion, quality assured certificate downloadable straight away

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is designed for employees in any work environment be it offices, construction, warehouses, factories, retail or manufacturing. It is very useful for new starters who are required to do a health and safety induction at the start of their employment.


On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate.

This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. The certificate displays the IIRSM logo.

The Workplace Health and Safety certificate does not have an expiry date. The recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. This is printed on your certificate.

Workplace Health and Safety online course overview

The Workplace Health and Safety online course has 6 modules and takes on average 1 hour to complete. This course covers good practice in relation to electricity and you'll be able to describe the use of safe manual handling techniques as well as be able to describe good practice associated with COSHH regulations, be able to describe your action in the event of a fire and also you will know how to deal with an accident.


Course modules and Pass Mark


Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 What is Health and Safety? 70
2 Case Studies 70
3 Corporate Manslaughter 70
4 Accidents 70
5 Fire, Electricity, DSE and Manual Handling 70
6 Emergencies, CoSHH, PPE and Stress 70



The online assessment is taken on completion of each training module, through several multiple-choice questions. You are required to get 70% on the tests to pass the course.

You can review all the answers before final submission and are given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. In the unlikely event that don't pass don't worry! You can call us and we will offer you 3 FREE Re-tests.