Health and Safety at Work Awareness

Online Product
Course Hours
2 hour course
Learn why health and safety in the workplace is so important in relation to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and best practice in relation to reporting, investigation and prevention.
£15.00 + VAT
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Construction can be a hazardous profession if people become complacent or do not follow the relevant regulations when working on site. As such, employers and employees have a duty to ensure there knowledge is up to date and practiced.

In this course, you will be guided through the principles of health and safety and given best practice advice regarding preventing and reporting accidents, as well as communicating clear health and safety information to stakeholders in or to prevent issues arising.

You will become confident in your knowledge basic knowledge of health and safety.

If you would like a more in-dept and construction specific course on health and safety, please click here for comprehensive course on the topic. Construction Management Essentials: Health and Safety

Company Offer

If you are a company looking to train multiple employees at a time, please contact the Academy to explore the best offers. This course can be sold individually, and also packaged with other courses on our site.

*Please note, you cannot apply the CPD discount code to this course.


By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the key principles of health and safety at work
  • Outline accident prevention, investigation and reporting best practice
  • Communicate health and safety information
  • Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled


There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


An online course with interactive eLearning and quiz.


The Awareness of Health and Safety at Work course covers the following lesson plan:

  • Health and safety at work
  • Risk assessment
  • Accident prevention, investigation and reporting best practice
  • Communication and environment
  • Hazards and controls: fire and electricity
  • Hazards and controls: Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazards and controls: manual handling and Display Screen Equipment (DSE)


This course has been certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.