Health and safety – e-learning

E-learning available in this category:


Asbestos Awareness

This module explains what asbestos is and the different types you may encounter. It looks at ways you can work safely when asbestos is present and the risks of unsafe working practices.


Blood Borne Virus

The aim of this module is to raise awareness of some of the different types of blood borne virus potentially present in the workplace and the precautions we can all take to prevent the spread of infection.


Chemical Safety

This short course will introduce you to various aspects of of chemical safety and help you understand some of the risks associated with chemical substances.


CLD – Staying Safe When Visiting Learners’ Homes

This course is primarily aimed at CLD staff who need to visit learners at their own homes or premises and explains techniques and methods for ensuring personal safety during these visits.


CLD – Cooksafe

Explains the Cooksafe process and how to ensure food safety.


Construction Safety for Visitors

This module is aimed at anyone who may visit a construction site on behalf of NLC and includes some basic information on some of the risks that may exist and how to avoid them.


Council Incident Reporting and Information System (CIRIS)

This course is essential for anyone who will use CIRIS to create and view health and safety incident records.


Driving Vehicles on Behalf of NLC

Covers the basic rules when driving an NLC vehicle including vehicle and personal safety.


DSE Awareness

Inappropriate use of display screen equipment can lead to health problems for the user. This course gives you guidance on how to set up your workstation so that you are comfortable and can minimise health risks.


Fire Safety

This course will give you basic fire safety advice and help you understand the procedures in place in event of a fire.


Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS) Guidance

This course is aimed at those who use or come into contact with vibrating machinery in the course of their job. It explains what HAVS is and how best to minimise it’s effects.


Hand Hygiene

Explains the importance of good hand hygiene and the risks of a poor hygiene regime.


Health and Safety Induction

Important information for new employees on Health and Safety in the workplace and their role.


Health and Safety in Homeworking

This module provides information on how to ensure your own personal health and safety when working from home.


Health and Safety Risk assessment

Find out why Health and Safety risk assessments are important in the workplace and how you can carry these out.


Management of Health and Safety Update 2016

This module outlines important changes to Health and Safety at Work rules and regulations in 2016.


Managing Safely e-refresher

This is a 3 yearly refresher course for managers who have successfully completed the IOSH Managing Safely programme.


Manual Handling

This course aims to raise awareness of the dangers associated with poor manual handling and identify the correct procedure to adopt when carrying out a task that involves moving and lifting.


Minor Alterations to Fire Risk Assessments

Every workplace must. by law, have a Fire Risk Assessment. This course looks at the procedures that must be followed where workplace alterations/changes may mean the existing Fire Risk Assessment will have to be reviewed.


Noise at Work

This short module will give you information on the effects of noise, the benefits of managing your own exposure and the importance of working in a manner that limits your exposure to harmful noise.


Permits to Work – A Managers’ Guide

Permits to work are written documents or procedures that enable contractors to carry out work on a site in a safe and appropriate manner. Responsibility for these lies with the senior manager at a site and this course explains their purpose and how to complete and maintain a Permit to Work for your site.


Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans

Some disabled people may need additional arrangements to allow them to leave a building safely in the event of an emergency. These tailored arrangements are known as a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan – and this module explains what these are and who is involved in completing them.


PPE – Personal Protective Equipment Assessment

This module outlines the legal requirements placed on managers for assessing and supplying the correct PPE to employees for the tasks they perform.


Safe and Sound

Find out general guidance on how to protect your personal safety.


Safe Management of Work in Confined Spaces

Covers the legislation and guidance on how to work safely within a confined space.


Snow and Ice Clearing

This short module gives hints and tips on how to clear snow and ice safely and avoid risks.


Working at Height

Covers the legislation and guidance on working safely at height, including the use of ladders, harness etc that are appropriate for a task.