Health and Safety Level 3

Health and Safety Level 3

Updated Jul 03, 2019

Course Overview

This online Level 3 Health and Safety course will provide managers and supervisors with a thorough understanding of the different aspects of Health and Safety.

The course goes into detail about each area of health and safety that businesses may encounter and provides information on how to undertake effective risk assessments and implement relevant, sufficient and appropriate control measures. The course gives an in depth guide to health and safety legislation and aims to raise awareness of the responsibilities that all managers and supervisors are expected to maintain.

Course Outline

This course is divided into 23 easy to follow interactive modules and includes a multiple choice test at the end:

  • Legislation and Risk Assessments
  • Reporting and Investigating Accidents
  • The Workplace and Work Equipment
  • Fire and Explosion Responsibilities
  • Fire and Explosion Control Measures
  • Electricity
  • Working at Height
  • Vehicles: Work Site Hazards
  • Vehicles: Driver Standards
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Conflict and Violence
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Working Safely With Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
  • Types of Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Ergonomics
  • Manual Handling: Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling: Reducing the Risks
  • Employee Welfare and Emergency Procedures
  • Positive Health and Safety Culture
  • Role of Managers, Supervisors and PPE
  • Staff Training

Target Audience

This Level 3 Health and Safety course is suitable for all employers, managers and/or supervisors who have a responsibility for providing high health and safety standards. This includes those who have responsibility for training employees, maintaining standards and enforcing a positive health and safety culture at work.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Explain what is meant by 'Health and Safety'
  • Identify common workplace incidents and general ways to reduce their risk
  • Recite the procedure to carry out in the event of a fire and know which fire extinguisher should be used
  • Understand the importance and use of PPE
  • Explain the basics of COSHH and how to minimise the risk of hazardous substances
  • Identify different types of safety signs and know about first aid In the workplace
  • Understand the basics of working at height
  • Work with display screens correctly
  • Deal with violence in the workplace
  • Identify the key causes of stress
  • List the Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to electrical equipment

Approximate Duration

4 hours