IOSH Working Safely

IOSH Working Safely is an essential short course for employees of organisations in any industry sector who need a grounding in health and safety. 

It is an international safety certificate based on best practice and provides an awareness of general workplace hazards and focuses on why health and safety is important to the wellbeing of individual workers and those around them.

The course is equivalent to the Health and Safety Executive’s ‘Passport’ syllabus.

Learning methods

  • Online
  • On-Site
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The IOSH Working Safely content covers:

  • Why staff must work safely
  • Staff's responsibility towards health, safety and wellbeing
  • The difference between hazards and risks
  • Hazard and risk identification, impact and how to control them
  • The importance of safety performance within the workplace and how to improve it
  • How industry affects the environment

The varied training style presents the relevant concepts and individuals can apply their learning using enjoyable and practical workplace examples and scenarios.

Who is IOSH Working Safely for?

It is for all employees working in any size of organisation in all industry sectors.

Course assessment and certification

There is a 10 question (15 mins) multiple-choice assessment and 3 hazard spotting exercises (15 mins) at the end of the course. 

On successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded an IOSH Certificate or a credit card sized IOSH passport card.


The IOSH Working Safely course is recognised as an equivalent to a level 1 award in health and safety in a construction environment. 

It is a 1 day classroom course or 4-8 hour online course
Assessment is a multiple choice test 
On successful completion you will have an internationally recognised IOSH approved certificate

Health & Social Care & Safety
Course Types
Health and Safety

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