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This online training course is designed for all employees to ensure that they fully understand their health and safety roles and responsibilities in the workplace. The full co-operation of all Council managers and employees will ensure a healthy and safe working environment for everyone.

By the end of this course you will understand:

  • The legal background to health and safety
  • Falkirk Council's Health, Safety and Care Policy and Arrangements
  • What is a Risk Assessment
  • Potential Workplace Hazards:
    • Alcohol and drugs
    • Safety signs
    • Electricity
    • Slips and trips
    • Fire safety
    • Stress
    • Manual handling/back pain
    • Violence
    • Smoke-free workplaces
  • What to do if you have an accident
  • What you can do to improve your well-being

The course is free and available at any time through our eLearning platform, OLLE.