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Health and Safety Directorate

IOSH Working Safely (1 day)

This is a one-day course which is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health® (IOSH). It is designed for people at any level, in any sector, to gain an understanding and awareness of their health and safety responsibilities. Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ and this course offers exactly that.

Duration: 1 day - 09:00 to 17:00


  • Understand the importance of working safely and the potential outcomes if they fail to do so
  • Learn how to identify risks and hazards
  • Understand the importance of risk assessments
  • Understand the importance of a health & safety management system
  • Understand the importance of emergency plans and procedures and how to report incidents

Certification: Delegates who reach the required standard in the multi format assessment and hazard marking exercise will be awarded the IOSH Working Safely® Certificate.

Suitability: The course is open to all staff at the University. 

Requalification / Refresher: There are no requalification / refresher requirements for this course.

Bookings: Please book on via the CPD Platform, if you have any issues gaining access please contact the IT Helpdesk.

External organisations:  Open to attendees from external organisations but please note this course is geared towards QMUL / Barts Health NHS Trust arrangements. There is normally a fee chargeable to other organisations see QMUL e-Shop for details. 

Further Information: If you require any further details, please contact the HSD Helpdesk.

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