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Health and Safety Training for Homeworkers

This Health and Safety Training for Homeworkers programme has been designed to provide a good grounding in general health and safety. It's RoSPA approved and can be completed in just 50 minutes.

50mHealth & Safety

Fire Awareness Training

All employees legally require Fire Awareness Training under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Fire Safety Order 2005. Our Fire Awareness Training is IOSH approved and can be completed in as little as 30 minutes.

30mHealth & Safety

GDPR Training

Best GDPR practices should be followed at all times, regardless of where you're working. Complete our essentials course in just 35 minutes. We also have a shorter refresher course available.

35mBusiness Compliance

Cyber Security Awareness Training

With the reliance businesses have on modern technology, it is vital that both management and staff are familiar with how to protect their computers, networks, programmes, and data from any unauthorised access.

35mBusiness Compliance

DSE Training (Display Screen Equipment)

Employers must consider home workers workstation setups and ensure that good DSE practice is being followed from home. Complete our IOSH approved course in just 25 minutes.

30mHealth & Safety

Time Management Training

It can be harder to manage time when remote working with distractions. Our 25 minute Time Management course will help you effectively manage your time.

25mSoft Skills

Effective Remote Working Training

Providing your employees with tools to communicate and be productive is a must for any business with remote workers. This 30-minute course is a simple way of providing your staff with these tools.

30mHuman Resources

Mental Health Awareness Training

Our award-winning, IOSH Approved Mental Health Awareness Training helps employees to maintain positive mental wellbeing by providing them with tools and guidance.

40mHuman Resources

Managing Anxiety Training

This IOSH Approved Managing Anxiety Training provides employees with simple CBT tools and ideas to help them manage, understand and approach anxious thoughts and feelings.

25mHuman Resources

Communication Skills Training

This Communication Skills Training course gives the learners a better understanding of why effective communication at work can be benificial, whilst also providing them with the tools to develop these skills.

10mSoft Skills

Responding to Change Training

This Responding to Change Training course aims to help the learner become more confident in positively responding to changes, whether that be in the workplace or at home.

10mSoft Skills

Our team of experts

We’ve helped thousands of UK businesses easily work towards compliance with Health & Safety and HR legislation...

The Health & Safety of remote workers must be considered by employers, who are required to protect the health, safety and welfare of homeworkers who are employees. These courses are a fantastic tool to keep remote workers up to speed with important topics.

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Alex Wilkins Tech.IOSH Head of Business Development

Your Legal Responsibilities

"Employers are required to protect the health, safety and welfare of homeworkers who are employees. If you employ homeworkers you should carry out a risk assessment of the work activities and take appropriate measures to reduce any associated risks."

- The HSE

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Frequently asked questions

As an employer, you have the same health and safety responsibilities for people working at home as for any other worker.
You must make sure your risk assessment covers home workers. It is important to keep a balanced and proportionate approach for home workers. In most cases, you do not need to visit them to ensure their health and safety, but you should make sure they have a healthy and safe environment to work in.
People who are deprived of social contact through work can feel isolated or disconnected, bringing on pressure and stress or aggravating pre-existing mental health problems. There are many things you can do to protect staff wellbeing, such as talking to them to understand their feelings and acting on them, making sure that staff have a good work/life balance, provide MHFA support or Mental Health and wellbeing training.
You must protect your workers from health and safety risks from working on a computer or laptop (display screen equipment or DSE) at home. They can complete a self-assessment provided they have been given suitable training. Where workers use DSE in the home and office, your assessments should cover both situations.
Yes, as with any iHASCO course, you can trial as many of these courses as you want for free.