Managing Health & Safety Online Training

  • Outlines the legal framework for managing health and safety in the workplace.
  • Discusses the importance of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Highlights a manager’s responsibilities in managing the health and safety of employees under their control.


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The EssentialSkillz Managing Health and Safety online training explains the importance of health and safety in the workplace and the role of managers in promoting health and safety practices in the workplace.  In order for health and safety issues to be taken seriously, it must be seen to come from management. To be successful, health and safety policies rely on managers to play a key role in its implementation.

Health and safety should be a core business function discussed at highest levels in organisation and given equal priority along with functions such as finance, sales, recruitment or quality control.

The EssentialSkillz Managing Health and Safety course has been designed for managers and highlights their responsibilities in managing the health and safety of their staff. The online course explains the legal requirements, as defined in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other legislation, as well as the importance of a robust Health and Safety Policy.

Like all EssentialSkillz courses, this Managing Health and Safety online training can be customised to meet your needs, enabling your workforce to understand the specific policies and procedures you have developed for your organisation. A designated course administrator can edit the text and images within the course, and link to organisation-specific documentation that may be in place, all at no extra cost.

Course Objectives

  • To provide managers with an understanding of health and safety law and their responsibilities under current legislation.
  • To highlight and increase the contribution made by managers to the area of health and safety.
  • To encourage high standards of health and safety through good example and management of health and safety issues.
  • To promote safe working methods and processes.

Course Details


On successful completion of the test users can download and print a certificate.


Users are required to take a final test consisting of 10 default questions. The default pass mark is 70%

The course administrator within your organisation can:

  • Change the pass mark
  • Implement the random test question feature which selects 10 questions from a bank of 20.
  • Can specify that more than 10 questions must be answered (up to the full bank of 20 questions)

Target Audience

This course is suitable for new managers and any manager requiring refresher training on how to manage health and safety in their area or department.

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