Adult Social Care training and development - Health and Safety in the Workplace




Course details

Course objectives:

  • Health and safety law and policy
  • Employee’s and employer’s responsibilities
  • How to record and report issues
  • Why and when you make a risk assessment
  • The five steps to risk assessments
  • Tips for conducting a risk assessment in practice
  • How to conduct manual handling safely
  • Ways of managing and controlling stress in the workplace

Course content:

  • Health and safety law
  • who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace
  • how to record and report health and safety issues
  • why and when to make a risk assessment
  • the five steps to risk assessments
  • how to carry out manual handling safely
  • how to manage stress

Course length

1 hour 30 minutes

Target group

This course is the minimum Mandatory requirement for all Coventry City Council employees. It must be included in an induction programme for new starters and must be refreshed every three years. This requirement can also be met with the Highfield Level 2 Health and Safety E-learning.


This course can be accessed through the Council’s E-learning platform.

If you are unable to access the E-learning platform please contact: [email protected]


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