Online IOSH Working Safely


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Online IOSH Courses

IOSH Working Safely Key Points:

What's involved?

In this introductory unit we explore the benefits of working safely, why health and safety is important, the key responsibilities you and your employers have towards health and safety and what can be done to reduce the risk of harm to you and those around you.
This unit focuses on what is meant by the term ‘hazard’, the main hazard categories, what is meant by the term ‘risk’, what a risk assessment is and how to use it. The unit also looks at how to reduce risks and what is meant by the term ‘reasonably practicable’.
In this unit we look at the common hazards within the workplace, the potential effects the hazards may have and how these hazards can be controlled. This unit aims to expand your knowledge of the many hazards that can be faced in the workplace such as, working at height, hazardous substances, alcohol and drugs, manual handling and more.
This unit focuses on the employers’ and employees’ responsibilities when it comes to health and safety in the workplace. It looks at what actions can be taken to manage and improve health and safety by an organisation, and the effect of attitudes and behaviour on health and safety.
This online assessment contains 2 parts. Part A is made up of the first 20 questions. Part B is made up of the next 8 questions . In order to pass, you must achieve at least 30 points out of a possible 49. Both part A and B must be completed within 30 minutes.

Why should I study Online IOSH Working Safely?

Enhance your workplace safety knowledge with this official online IOSH Working Safely course, a flexible and convenient option for individuals seeking to prioritise safety. This IOSH health and safety course is ideal for anyone looking to get an in-depth understanding of health and safety and what they can do to keep themselves safe at work.

This self-led IOSH Working Safely course accommodates diverse learning styles and busy schedules, allowing you to progress at your own pace. Many learners find the prospect of learning about health and safety quite daunting. As such, this course breaks down the content into smaller manageable chunks and provides plenty of opportunities to test your knowledge. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a newcomer, our comprehensive units and interactive content will equip you with the essential safety principles necessary to create a safer working environment.

This health and safety course will look at Introducing Working Safely, Defining Hazard and Risk, Identifying Common Hazards and Improving Safety Performance. Take control of your safety education and make informed decisions with our IOSH Working Safely self-led course, optimising your workplace safety knowledge and promoting a safer environment for you and your colleagues.

To complete the course, it takes around 5 hours and you must pass the final multiple-choice test.

  • Study for the official IOSH certificate.
  • 100% Online including exams, fully supported by IOSH-approved trainers.
  • Instant access to your course upon purchase, no need to wait
  • No need to take time off from work to complete
  • Flexible learning – pause at any time

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How does it work?

Instant access to your course

During the purchase process you will create your own account. Once you have bought your courses you will have instant access to their content from your unique user portal. You will also be sent a copy of the invoice via email for your records (this can also be found in your user portal).

How to complete your course

Each course is broken down into manageable units which contain videos, diagrams, written content, and a range of interactive activities such as quizzes to reinforce your learning.


Once you have completed all the content of a course, you will have the option to take the final test, which will check your knowledge from all the units. To complete the course, and gain your certificate, you must achieve at least 80% in the final multiple-choice quiz.

Getting your certificate

Once you have successfully completed your course and passed the final exam, we will notify IOSH. Your official IOSH certificate will be posted to you within 2-3 business days.


How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes 5 hours to complete, and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can complete the course at your own pace. And don’t worry, you can pause and come back to where you left off whenever you like. This means you can fit the course around your other commitments easily.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Your official IOSH certificate will be posted to you within 2-3 business days of completion.

How long does the certificate last?

IOSH recommend refreshing this course course at least once every 3 years. Although, some employers and industries may require you to complete training more frequently, as such please check with your employer if you are unsure.

What are the benefits of completing this course online?

Completing the course online allows you to study in your own time and at your own pace. You can complete the units at a time to suit you and revisit the content as much as you need. This will give you a more engaging learning experience and allow you to interact and learn the content easier.

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