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Course Overview

Approximately 141 million working days are lost in the UK each year due to accident, injury and illness at the workplace. Regardless of industry or sector, it is crucial that employers and managers ensure a safe working environment that is free of hazards at all times. In the Diploma in Workplace Safety, you will learn what constitutes a safe workplace, how to identify risks to safety in the working environment, and the legal responsibilities of both employers and employees. This course is ideal for managers who are responsible for training staff on workplace safety and supervising teams to ensure they are working in compliance with UK laws. This comprehensive course includes case studies and audio-visual guidance, taking you through all areas of health and safety compliance in the workplace. It covers HSE guidelines, safety planning, key legislation, hazard analysis, common injuries, illnesses and accidents, how to report incidents and implementing an effective safety management system for your organisation.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Defining Workplace Safety: An Introduction
  • How to Create a Health & Safety Plan
  • Implementing a Health & Safety Management System
  • The Legal Requirements of Employers and Employees
  • Work Safety Laws and Legislation in the UK
  • Common Workplace Illnesses, Injuries & Accidents
  • How to Record Illnesses and Accidents in the Workplace
  • Identifying safety hazards in the workplace

Learning Outcomes

After completion, you will be able to:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the health & safety regulations enforced by OSHA and HSE
  • Learn the key principles of The Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970
  • Understand the legal requirements of both employers and employees in ensuring a safe workplace
  • Now how to record illness and injuries, identify hazards, and protect employees who report violations
  • Identify the common accidents, injuries and illnesses that can occur in the workplace
  • Ensure a safe working environment at all times by implementing an effective safety management system
  • Understand the steps to effective safety planning and know what a safety plan should include
  • Take steps to become a skilled health & safety officer with this endorsed lesson

Your Path to Success

The Diploma in Workplace Safety is designed is ideal for managers, supervisors and those looking to start a career in health and safety, such as the following professions:

  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Health & Safety Compliance  Manager
  • Health & Safety Advisor
  • Site Supervisor
  • Project Manager

Skills You Will Gain

  • Compliance with UK workplace safety laws
  • Competency
  • Safety planning
  • Hazard analysis
  • Risk mitigation

Is This Diploma in Workplace Safety Right for You?

This comprehensive training course applies to employers and employees from all industries as sectors. It is ideal for supervisors, managers, and those looking to fast track a career in occupational health and safety. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis, from any device with any internet connection.

Certificate of Achievement 

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course. After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £79 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.

CPD & IAO Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD & IAO certificates. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website. 

Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates. Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Course Curriculum

Module One: An Overview
An Overview 00:12:00
Module Two: Types of Hazards
Types of Hazards 00:09:00
Module Three: Managers Role
Managers Role 00:10:00
Module Four: Training
Training 00:11:00
Module Five: Stress Management
Stress Management 00:09:00
Module Six: Workplace Violence
Workplace Violence 00:10:00
Module Seven: Identifying Your Company Hazards
Identifying Your Company Hazards 00:09:00
Module Eight: Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Drug & Alcohol Abuse 00:07:00
Module Nine: Writing the Safety Plan
Writing the Safety Plan 00:09:00
Module Ten: Implement the Plan
Implement the Plan 00:08:00
Assignment – Diploma in Workplace Safety 2 days, 12 hours
Order Your Certificate
Claim Your QLS Certificate 00:00:00


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  1. Diploma in H&S in the Workplace


    Very informative, however I did not realise it was an american version, although still same principals

Diploma in Workplace Safety
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units12
  • Number of Quizzes0
  • 2 days, 13 hours

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