Covered in this course

The Health and Safety Training for Managers & Supervisors course is broken down into 3 sections.

1) The 10 Steps

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.

A list of health and safety questions to ask employees as part of our health and safety training for managers and supervisors

2) Legislation relating to Health and Safety

Here we go through the various relevant pieces of legislation, starting with the 3 general pieces of legislation:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
  • The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations

The section then moves onto the specific safety areas - from fire safety law and first aid requirements to noise, vibration and electricity and many other in between, explaining the dangers that employees may face and what should be done.

This section also touches on very specific health and safety areas which are relevant to some organisations, but not others - such as Asbestos, Gas safety and Work at Height.

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3) Health and Safety Myths

Health and safety legislation is often misinterpreted or used as an excuse for an unpopular decision and this causes GENUINE health and safety issues to get pushed out of the spotlight.

Many people believe the HSE and health and safety laws are responsible for banning all sorts of things, such as banning conkers in the playground, office workers banned from putting up office Christmas decorations and banning the wearing of flip-flops in offices. These are NOT laws, they are simply internal decisions which management WANT to happen and the easiest way to get a rule through without argument is to blame the HSE or health and safety regulations. In actual fact the HSE has banned very little, aside from a few high-risk things, such as asbestos, which kills 4000 people each year.

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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 15 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 & Safety for Managers & Supervisors Training Certificate will include 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.

Health & Safety for Managers Certificate

Real user reviews

Based on 211 real user reviews.

4.13 out of 5
Very good and informative course
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too much law , and not enough practical.
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Your answer (9 million) for the musculoskeletal question differs greatly from that of the Health and Safety Executive (6.6 million)

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A good practical summary.Many thanks,

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Very thorough, engaging course
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Easy to follow, good mix of media eg video, graphics and text

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Clear and easily understood
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Enjoy online training able to do it at home and at my own pace excellent

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Legislations relating to Health and Safety Management

It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work. Take a look at relevant legislation below.

The Health and Safety at Work Act & The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

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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