Health and Safety Training for Managers & Supervisors

Our Health and Safety Training for Managers and Supervisors is an easy-to-follow, easy-to-understand guide for employers and managers who have a responsibility for health and safety. Leads through necessary steps and informs about different laws and legislation.

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  • Learn about and show commitment to UK H&S legislation, including The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Learn about many of the common Health & Safety myths
  • Understand how you can make a safer and healthier workplace, whilst reducing absenteeism

Covered in this course


This training course is broken down into 3 sections

  1. 1 The 10 Steps
  2. 2 Legislation relating to Health and Safety
  3. 3 Health and Safety Myths
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A list of health and safety questions to ask employees as part of our health and safety training for managers and supervisors

This section outlines the 10 things that all businesses must do, including setting up a health and safety policy, assessing risks in the workplace, providing training and information and ensuring there is adequate first aid cover.

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Here we go through the various relevant pieces of legislation, starting with the 3 general pieces of legislation The HASAWA, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations & The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations. We then move onto specific safety areas - from fire safety law and first aid requirements to noise, vibration and electricity and many other in between.

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In this section, we discuss the common health and safety myths that people fall victim to. Including, "Slips trips and falls are unavoidable" and "Employees aren't responsible".

We focus on the importance to remind people to focus on the REAL risks that can seriously damage people’s health at work.


This Health & Safety training has been written for employersmanagers and supervisors who have a responsibility for the health and safety of all personnel within their organisation.

The Health and Safety Training for Managers and Supervisors course is a concise and easy-to-follow guide, which leads health and safety managers through the necessary steps to health and safety at work and provides information on the different laws and legislation which apply to health and safety. 

It is a core programme for people who may be new to health and safety and want to know what they have to do, but it's also excellent as a check-list for all health and safety managers, no matter how experienced.

Health and Safety within an organisation is not only about compliance - effective health and safety has many benefits, including safer, happier and healthier employees; a better company reputation; and a lower accident rate. It also helps reduce absences from work and helps to avoid serious accidents at work, so it’s important to get it right.

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This eLearning course only provides awareness education. Face to face training would be needed in addition in order to complete all-round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation. 

Keith Wickham, a presenter of Health and Safety Training for Managers & Supervisors

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Keith Wickham

The importance of Health and Safety Training for Managers & Supervisors

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Health & Safety for Managers certificate


Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Health and Safety Training for Managers & Supervisors course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Health and Safety Training for Managers & Supervisors Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Health & Safety for Managers Certificate

230 real user reviews

4.2 out of 5
excellent course

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

very good and easy to understand

i find this is very good and gives a good insight

Very informative

The online course was compact but concise and quite informative. It teaches you all you need to ensure that you do your job as an employer, employee or manager in any size company.

It was good information

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars


A very good H&S course, kept me on my toes, had to do a couple of rewind and come again to understand and retained what I was learning and taking notes. Very good and thorough course.

too long

Lost interest as it was far too long, would rather complete 5 x 5 minute courses that I can complete and sign off. This course was so long it took all day as I had to keep going to compete other tasks

Good refresher

Health & Safety constantly developing/moving forwards so any additional training is always good.

Very good and informative.

A very useful and informative tool for persons in a leadership role.

Why is this training important?


It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 set out the general duties employers have toward employees and members of the public, and the duties employees have to themselves and others. Any director, manager, secretary or similar officer can be held responsible for breaches of these Acts. 

Essentially, the law states that everyone must take ‘reasonably practicable’ precautions and actions to reduce risk in their workplace, as well as appointing competent people to specific Health and Safety duties and providing appropriate information and training.

Every employer must ensure that their employees are provided with adequate health and safety training

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Chapter 13 (2)

Every employer shall make and give effect to such arrangements as are appropriate, having regard to the nature of his activities and the size of his undertaking, for the effective planning, organisation, control, monitoring and review of the preventive and protective measures.

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Section 5 (1)
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