IOSH Working Safely

  • The IOSH Working Safely online course is a user-friendly and informative training programme that covers all aspects of basic workplace health and safety.
  • The course uses real-life case studies and scenarios to ensure that users receive a realistic and practical learning experience.
  • Universal application – this course can be taken by employees at all levels and within any industry or sector.
  • IOSH experts are on hand to provide helpful tips and guidance as users work their way through the course.
  • This IOSH course is supplied by an approved IOSH training provider: International Workplace.


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Established in 1945, IOSH is an internationally recognised professional body with over 70 years of experience in promoting health and safety excellence in the workplace.

Designed for employees who are exposed to common workplace hazards, IOSH Working Safely Online Training provides informative and practical guidance delivered through the use of realistic case studies and tested using in-depth multi-format quizzes that challenge users understanding and retention.

The course is designed to apply to employees at all levels and offers practical instruction that can be applied to any industry or sector.

Additionally, the course can be completed at any time and on any device, ensuring that training can be undertaken at a pace to suit the user’s learning experience.

Course Objectives

  • To provide users with a comprehensive introduction to key health and safety principles.
  • To clearly define user responsibility and accountability involved in following key health and safety measures.
  • To introduce practical risk assessment and reporting procedures.
  • To help users identify common hazards such as asbestos, chemicals, slips and trips etc.
  • To outline measures that can help protect the environment and increase awareness.


There are two key parts to the assessment:

  • A knowledge assessment which consists of 16 questions drawn from a comprehensive Q&A bank.
  • A hazard spotting exercise where learners can test their understanding and apply their newly acquired skills.

There is a time limit of 30 minutes for the assessment.


On completion of the IOSH Working Safely Online Training course, successful candidates will receive an email confirmation outlining their performance. A unique Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) certificate, complete with a user’s name and completion date will be dispatched within 2-3 weeks of completion via Royal Mail Signed for 1st Class delivery.

Course Duration

IOSH Working Safely Online Training can take between 4-8 hours to complete.