Health and Safety at Work

This Health and Safety at Work Training Course is for any person who is responsible for health & safety in their workplace or who requires a recognized qualification in Occupational Health and Safety. The Health and Safety at Work Training Course is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain health & safety in their place of work.

Health and Safety in the Workplace FITAC Health & Safety

Course Contents:

Course Contents

  • Health and Safety Promotion in the Workplace
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • The Role and Function of the Health and Safety Authority
  • Safety Statements
  • Role and Rights of Safety Representatives
  • Effective Communication and Meeting Participation
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
  • Fire Hazards and Fire Prevention
  • Accident Causation and Prevention Strategies
  • Occupational Health

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the concepts of the promotion of safety, health and welfare in the workplace
  • Be familiar with the core health and safety legislation
  • Describe the role, the rights and the function of the safety Representative
  • Understand the importance of the safety statement, hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Explain the fire hazards, their sources and the requirement for the fire prevention controls
  • Understand the communication process and effective participation at meetings
  • Outline the factors of accident causation, describe prevention strategies and policies


Participants will be awarded a FETAC Certificate on completion. This certificate is valid for 3 years. 

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