Safety, Health and Wellbeing (Complete)

Course code

Keeping everyone safe and well must be a top priority for any business, and accident prevention is at the core. This course covers the essential and practical skills you need to know.

You will learn:

  • why safety, health and wellbeing is so important – and the consequences of not taking it seriously
  • the difference between accidents, incidents, near misses and dangerous occurrences and what to do if an accident/incident happened
  • that accidents and incidents must be reported to help prevent recurrence
  • what risk assessment is and different ways to reduce the risk of common slip, trip and fall injuries
  • that COSHH is about the control of potentially harmful substances, recognising the risks and how to avoid harm from them
  • the meaning of the warning symbols (hazard pictograms) on chemicals and what they look like
  • the importance of safety warning signs and what the red, yellow, blue and green signs mean
  • the importance of safe working practices and using equipment as specified to control the risk of potential injury, accident or illness
  • employer and employee responsibilities regarding equipment use - the need for training, checks, maintenance and personal protective clothing
  • the dos and don’ts in the use of electrical equipment, to reduce the risk of shock and fire
  • that manual handling and good lifting technique involves planning, positioning and good posture
  • how to lift safely to prevent injury
  • how to recognise and manage fatigue in yourself and others
  • how to understand and act upon wellbeing issues
  • influencing and negotiation skills to create a safety culture
More Information
Rating 3.21
Rating number 2,616
Core Sector Hospitality, Retail, Warehousing, Distribution, Charity
Sub-sector Restaurant, Hotel, Quick Service Restaurant, Pub/bar, Catering, Events, Entertainment
Business Outcomes Wellbeing, Compliance
Skill Type/Topic Health and Safety, First Aid, Equipment
Job Type Kitchen, Food and Beverage, Customer Assistant, Sales Assistant, Maintenance, Housekeeper, Front of House
Author Upskill People

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