Take your Health and Safety Training even further and become a Health and Safety Supervisor with this course.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Training Approved by Skills for Care

This course is delivered over 2 days with 1-day pre-course work that is completed using the workbook and course book provided. This qualification is aimed at those working or wishing to work as a supervisor in health and safety in the workplace. It gives the learner a wide range of skills and knowledge to equip them to confidently undertake health and safety requirements such as risk assessments and to deal competently with consequences arising from incidents that may occur.

The course covers a wide range of health and safety subjects to cover all workplace settings. This qualification is aimed at learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.  Topics covered include legislation, the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessments, hazards and risk control methods. This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Managers and Line Managers
  • Instructors
  • Self-employed

This course comes with 30.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • The concepts of health and safety
  • Workplace accidents and ill health
  • Work equipment
  • Legislation
  • Manual handling
  • Supervising health and safety

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criterion

Understand the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

1. Outline the main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work
2. Outline the welfare provisions that should be made by the employer
3. Describe the sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements
4. Outline ways that health and safety information can be communicated
5. Define the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘occupational ill health’
6. Describe the main causes of injuries and ill health at work

Understand the benefits of using a safety management system
 
1. Outline the costs associated with accidents and ill health
2. Summarise the typical elements of a safety management system
3. Outline the benefits of using a safety management system

Understand the principles of risk assessment
 
1. Outline the benefits of assessing and controlling risks at work
2. Describe the different types of risk assessment that can be used
3. State where specific risk assessments may be required
4. State the steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment

Understand the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards
 
1. Explain how the risks from different hazards may be affected by occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors
2. Explain how injuries, ill health and other damage may result following exposure to common workplace hazards
3. Identify suitable risk control measures using the principles of the hierarchy of control

Understand how to manage the effects of accidents and incidents
 
1. Describe the actions that need to be taken following an accident or incident in the workplace
2. Describe how simple accident investigation techniques can reveal immediate and root causes

  • ProTrainings Health and Safety Awareness level 1 & 2 student manual V4.1
  • Risk Assessment Exercise
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Confined Spaces Regulations 1997. Approved Code of Practice, Regulations and guidance from the HSE
  • Conveyor belt workstation design - HSE leaflet for guidance
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Costs to Britain of workplace fatalities and self-reported injuries and ill health, 2015/16 - link to an HSE document
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • Example risk assessment for an office-based business from the HSE link
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Getting to Grips with Manual Handling link to HSE website
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE CHIP Regulations
  • HSE COSHH Work Place Exposure Limits Leaflet
  • HSE DSE/VDU safety leaflet
  • HSE Manual Handling Regulations Guide - link to HSE website
  • HSE Using electric storage batteries safely INDG139
  • HSE Working with substances hazardous to health A brief guide to COSHH
  • HSE brief guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • HSE details on PAT testing leaflet link
  • HSE guide to COSHH
  • HSE guide to PPE
  • HSE guide to safety signs in the workplace
  • HSE guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 19
  • HSE guide to working at height
  • HSE leaflet on How the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations apply to health and social care
  • HSE leaflet on finding Asbestos
  • HSE leaflet on lone working
  • HSE newsletter on the use of ladders
  • Health and Safety in Care Homes HSE document link
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Manual Handling Assessment Chart Guide to MAC - link to HSE website
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • RIDDOR October 2013 Changes
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Approved Code of Practice and guidance
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Working at Height - HSE guide link
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL) HSE leaflet
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What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

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Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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