Health and Safety eLearning course

Our Health and Safety online course covers a wide array of topics, including risk assessment, emergency preparedness, and regulatory compliance, ensuring you become well-versed in creating a safe and secure environment.

Whether you're a professional seeking career advancement or an organisation dedicated to safeguarding your workforce, our interactive modules and expert guidance will empower you to prioritise safety effectively. Take a proactive step towards a safer future and enroll now in our Health and Safety course!

It is complimented by various different courses we provide that go into greater detail, for example, COSHH, Stress, Fire Safety, First Aid and Medication.

This course forms part of the online care certificate. Complete the care certificate with Grey Matter Learning as part of our course offering.

  • Identify legislation relating to general health and safety in a health or social care work setting
  • Describe the main points of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer
  • Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of yourself, your employer and others in the work setting
  • List tasks relating to health and safety that should not be carried out without special training
  • Explain how to access additional support and information relating to health and safety
  • Describe different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in your own work setting
  • Explain why it is important to assess the health and safety risks posed by particular work settings, situations or activities
  • Describe how and when to report health and safety risks that they have identified
  • Identify key pieces of legislation that relate to moving and assisting
  • List tasks relating to moving and assisting that you are not allowed to carry out unless you are competent
  • Demonstrate how to move and assist people and objects safely, maintaining the individual's dignity, and in line with legislation and agreed ways of working
  • List the different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in the course of your work
  • Describe the procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness should occur
  • List the emergency first aid actions you are and are not allowed to carry out
  • Describe the agreed ways of working in relation to medication
  • Describe the agreed ways of working in relation to healthcare tasks
  • List the tasks relating to medication and health care procedures that you are not allowed to carry out until you are competent
  • Describe the hazardous substances in your workplace
  • Demonstrate safe practices for storing, using and disposing of hazardous substances
  • Explain how to prevent fires from starting or spreading
  • Describe what to do in the event of a fire
  • Describe the measures that are designed to protect your own security at work, and the security of those they support
  • Explain the agreed ways of working for checking the identity of anyone requesting access to premises or information
  • Recognise common signs and indicators of stress in themselves and others
  • Identify circumstances that tend to trigger stress in you and others
  • List ways to manage stress
This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Health and Safety.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Health and Safety eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Health and Safety course

At the end of this training course you:

  • Understand your own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting
  • Understand your own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting
  • Understand Risk Assessment
  • Understand the principles of moving and assisting safely
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Understand medication and healthcare tasks
  • Understand how to handle hazardous substances
  • Know how to promote fire safety
  • Know the essentials to manage stress

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Additional course information

Here are example screenshots of our interactive learning in action. If you would like to see more of the course features before you subscribe, feel free to book a demo with the team, who would be delighted to show you how our online courses help support meaningful training.

The creator person is great, the most lively online learning I've used yet! makes it more enjoyable (whilst still informative)

The pictures and comments were entertaining, made me chuckle and keep me on track.

I found it beneficial for my job role

As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.