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Top 4 Health & Safety Training Courses For Employees

Amidst the ever-evolving business landscape of 2024, creating a safe and healthy work environment has become a necessity rather than a luxury.  

As an employer, your paramount responsibility is to prioritise the well-being of your employees through comprehensive health and safety training. 

But here’s the thrilling part: this blog is about to unveil the top 4 game-changing health and safety training courses at trainingEXP that have the potential to revolutionise workplace safety.  

Get ready to unlock the true power of health and safety training and transform your workplace into a safer and healthier environment. 

Course 1: Electrical Safety Training

Working with electrical equipment can present significant hazards if not handled properly. Electrical safety training equips employees with the knowledge and skills needed to identify potential electrical hazards, follow safe practices, and handle electrical emergencies effectively.  

By the end of our electrical safety training course, your employees will be able to: 

  • Explain what electricity is, and its benefits and define the terms used. 
  • State how it causes harm to the body, how to be safe around it and be able to assist if someone is hurt. 
  • Understand the legislation, refer to further guidance and understand the standards introduced to reduce its potential harm. 
  • Recognise the importance of safety management of electrical equipment. 

By completing this training at trainingEXP, employees gain a deep understanding of electrical safety, significantly reducing the risk of electrical accidents in the workplace. 

Fostering a culture of electrical safety through training means that employers can protect employees from electrical risks and prevent accidents that may lead to injuries or even fatalities. 

Course 2: Workplace Health and Safety Training

Maintaining a safe work environment is crucial for employee well-being and productivity.  

Workplace health and safety training provides employees with a comprehensive understanding of risk assessment, hazard identification, and safety protocols. It aims to empower employees to actively participate in creating a safe workplace and contribute to the overall improvement of their organisation’s safety culture. 

trainingEXP’s workplace health and safety training covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range of types of businesses and sectors, from office and retail environments to workshops and factories. 

By the end of our workplace health and safety course, your employees will be able to: 

  • Understand Health and Safety within the work environment. 
  • Recognise the key legislation and guidance associated with health and safety in the workplace. 
  • Understand the concept of Corporate Manslaughter. 
  • Identify the common causes of accidents within the workplace and understand both employer and employee responsibilities. 
  • Understand that Health and Safety encompass numerous areas such as Fire and Electrical Safety, DSE, and Manual Handling. 
  • Understanding emergencies and their effect on the workplace. 

By the end of our workplace health and safety training, the candidate will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety.  

Course 3: Fire Extinguisher Training

Fire extinguisher training equips employees with the knowledge and practical skills to effectively operate fire extinguishers during an emergency.  

This training covers different types of fire extinguishers, their uses, and the appropriate circumstances in which to deploy them. Employees learn the basic principles of firefighting, including the P.A.S.S. technique (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep) for using fire extinguishers. 

By the end of the trainingEXP fire extinguisher training course, your employees will be able to: 

  • Identify the different types of Fire Extinguishers that are available 
  • Understand when, where and which fire extinguisher to use 
  • Know what actions to take upon discovering a fire 

Fire extinguisher training helps employees recognise different classes of fires and empowers them to respond promptly and effectively in case of a fire incident.  

By completing this training, employees become confident in their ability to protect themselves and others during fire emergencies, potentially saving lives and minimising property damage. 

Course 4: Basic Fire Safety Awareness

Basic fire safety awareness is essential for all employees, regardless of their role or responsibilities. The basic fire safety awareness course covers the common causes of fires, preventative measures, and the necessary actions to take in the event of a fire.  

Employees learn about fire prevention techniques, fire drills, emergency response plans, and the importance of clear evacuation procedures. 

By the end of trainingEXP’s basic fire safety awareness training course, they will be able to: 

  • Define the common causes of fire and understand how to reduce their risks 
  • Understand the chemistry of fire and its ability to spread through four specified methods 
  • Recognise the dangers of smoke 
  • Identify the fire safety features available and understand their role in fire prevention, management, and evacuation. 
  • Understand the risks to consider if you discover a fire 
  • Recognise the different types of Fire Extinguishers and when to use them 

This course emphasises the importance of regular fire risk assessments and highlights the role of employees in maintaining fire safety protocols.  

By completing this training, employees will have the necessary knowledge and confidence to respond promptly and appropriately during a fire emergency. 

Get Health & Safety Training with trainingEXP

Investing in health and safety training is a proactive approach that brings direct benefits to both employees and businesses. Equip your employees with essential knowledge and skills to mitigate risks and respond effectively to emergencies by completing our top 4 health and safety training courses. 

From electrical safety to workplace health and safety, fire extinguisher training, and basic fire safety awareness, each course plays a significant role in creating a safer work environment. 

Reach out to trainingEXP today to ensure your employees receive the necessary training and are prepared to handle any health and safety challenges that may arise.