Safety and Health at Work

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Book your place on a Safety and Health at work course today!

Phone: 061 422207 Mobile: 087 6162564




People with health and safety responsibilities in the workplace who require skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment.


Please contact OSS Training Coordinator for public or individual course fees and availability. Group Discounts available


Safety and Health at Work


The course is delivered over a period of 4 days

Either consecutive days , one day per week two half day per week etc.....)


Group training: Maximum: 8 participants 

Note: Typically requires a minimum of 4 candidates per course

Maximum: Participants Group Training


Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent

Qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.. 


Note: Candidates will be required to complete a verbal skills demonstration, a project and short examination. To ensure an effective learning process for all participants please inform the OSS Training Coordinator, when booking, of any learning concerns or needs.



Courses can be delivered onsite at your company or we can organize a suitable venue close to your location; Tipperary, Limerick, Shannon etc...

Public courses: 

Please contact OSS Ltd on 061- 422207 for more information.


Room suitable to 9 seat people comfortably (with tables /desks if possible) and suitable area for demonstrations.

White wall or projector screen


At the end of the training course participants should be able to:

Understand the concepts of safety and health

Recognise the factors that influence health, safety and welfare

Apply the principles and procedures of health and safety to the workplace

Understand the importance of hazard identification and risk assessment

Promote safe working practices and procedures

Be familiar with core legislation in the area of safety, health and welfare.


Unit 1 Duties of the Employer and Employees

Unit 2 Role and Function of the Health and Safety Authority

Unit 3 Safety Statements

Unit 4 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment


Unit 5 Accident Causation and Prevention Strategies

Unit 6 Emergency and Accident Procedures and Reporting

Unit 7 First Aid Kits

Unit 8 Workplace Absence Reporting


Unit 9 Risk Factors

Unit 10 Controls

Unit 11 Fire Hazards and Fire Prevention

Unit 12 Manual Handing


Unit 13 Housekeeping

Unit 14 Mechanical and Electrical Equipment hazards and risks

Unit 15 Noise and Air borne particle hazards and risks

Unit 16 Hazardous Materials


Unit 17 Factors contributing to health

Unit 18 Occupational Health Risk Factors

Unit 19 Exercise and Diet promotion

Unit 20 Infection Risk Control


Unit 21 Safety Signage

Unit 22 Personnel Protective Equipment

Unit 23 Communication and Training Roles for Health and Safety

Unit 24 Health and Safety Promotion in the Workplace


Assignment 1 30%

Assignment 2 30%

Examination 40%

Section A 12 Short Answer Questions

3 Structured Questions


Assignment (1) 30% (to be submitted on day 4)

Candidates will be required to complete an assignment that demonstrates their ability to carry out a safety, health and welfare inspection, indentifying hazards, risks and control measures in their work place with appropriate documentation.


Assignment (2) 30% ( to be submitted on day 4)

Candidates will be required to complete an assignment that demonstrates their understanding of communication training and promotion with regard to safety hazards and health hazards.


Examination: 40%

This is a theory based examination of approximately 90 minutes duration that assesses the candidate's ability to recall and apply theory and understanding of components from all the units. Candidates will be require to complete in writing or orally.10 out of 12 short answer questions and 2 of 3 structured questions.



(Pass 50 - 64%) (Merit 65 - 79%) (Distinction 80 - 100%)