An Introduction to Managing Health and Safety


Every workplace is potentially hazardous. Managers have a clear role in ensuring that their staff are protected from the harm that might be caused by hazards in the workplace.

This introductory course provides an overview of the methods that organisations should use to identify hazards and reduce risks to staff. 

It includes information about roles and responsibilities in relation to health and safety and provides scenarios to help put the learning into context.


Duration: 30 minutes

This course contains the following modules:

Module name Type Duration
An Introduction to Managing Health and Safety Online 00:30:00


Anyone who has line management responsibility will find this course useful.


This course is intended for managers and in this course you will learn:

  • Who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace
  • About the role of the Health and Safety Officer
  • What health and safety management systems are


This course consists of a single module, which provides a useful overview of how managers should approach health and safety in their workplace.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.

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This course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.