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IOSH Working Safely

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Duration: 1 Days*

Exam: Included

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  • IOSH Working Safely Course includes Workbook, Assessments & Certificate
  • Understand how to contribute to Health and Saftey in the workplace

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IOSH Working Safely Overview

This 1-day IOSH Working Safely V5.0 course is an introduction to health and safety measures that are taken in the workplace, aimed at all employees of any organisation.  It serves to allow staff to actively and successfully contribute to a safer working environment. This has many benefits:

  • Employees can better protect themselves and their colleague

  • Employees are aware of their individual responsibilities and have an overview of workplace safety

  • Increases productivity of your organisation - less hours spent on time off and accidents

  • Builds a greater appreciation for workplace safety across all levels of your organisation

  • Staff can distinguish between a hazard and a risk 


IOSH Working Safely Outline

This is a concise 1-day course that provides an introduction to employees on the essentials of working safely. There will be an assessment at the end of the day. Below details the course outline:   

  • Introducing Working Safely

  • Defining hazard and risk

  • Identifying common hazards

  • Improving safety performance

  • Protecting our environment


At the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand why they must work safely

  • Understand the difference between hazards and risks

  • Understand hazard identification

  • Appreciate and be able to successfully contribute to improved safety performance within the workplace

Who should attend?

If you are have managerial experience of health and safety and would like to more effectively manage health and safety in your working environment, then we would recommend the IOSH Managing Safely certification. 



There are no prerequisites and this IOSH training course is aimed at all staff and employees from any organisation. 

We provide you with a comprehensive IOSH workbook, the IOSH assessment, a certificate, and light refreshments.
Yes, the course includes the IOSH assessment.
The IOSH exam consists of 10 questions in multiple choice format followed by 3 hazard spotting exercises. Both of these are done on the final day.
If you fail, you are able to retake the Working Safely exam. Please contact one of our advisors who will be able to advise you on the following steps and rearrange the retake exam for you.
This course certification does not have an expiry date, however it is recommended that the course is repeated every 3-5 years as a refresher, to keep you up to date with the most recent developments in health and safety and to refresh your memory so you are continually working to the best of your health and safety ability.

IOSH Working Safely Examination

The exam for the IOSH Working Safely V5.0 course consists of two assessments. These assessments follow the instructor-led training at the end of the day.  

  • 10 Multiple Choice Questions – 20 minutes

  • 3 Hazard Spotting Exercises


The results will be posted to you 2-3 weeks after sitting the exam. An e-certificate will also be sent out to you. 

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Exam: Included

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