WORKing Safety Training Course

This Working Safely course is designed to train employees to contribute to health and safety in the workplace and to help people to understand their health and safety responsibilities. It focuses on best practice rather than legislation.

This course is intended for those who wish to gain knowledge and build competency in an organisations safety requirements.

Available as an Onsite Course

NOT Available as a Public Course

Course Objectives
  • To understand the need to work safely.
  • Explain the consequences to both the individual and their organisation if they fail to work safely.
  • Define the terms “hazard”, “risk”, and “risk controls”.
  • Explain the importance of a risk assessment.
  • Give examples of risk assessments from everyday life.
  • Appreciate the role of workplace precautions.
  • Use appropriate workplace precautions.
  • Describe a health and safety management system.
  • Identify lines of communications with respect to health and safety in their place of work.
  • Identify safety signs and signals.
  • Use emergency and accident plans and procedures in their place of work.
  • Know how to report accidents, incidents and near misses, and who to report them to.
  • List ways in which individuals and organisations can minimise pollution and waste.
Course Topics
  • Introducing Working Safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance
  • Environmental awareness


A maximum of 12 participants can attend each Working Safely training session.


Onsite Working Safely training sessions are 1-day in duration.


On successful competition of the Working Safely course participants will receive an Accredited Certificate. The certification will expire after 3-years.


Participants are required to renew their training by completing the course again. Renewals should happen before the certification expires, or sooner if indicated by their company’s risk assessment.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no special entry requirements for participants associated with this course. 

Site Requirements

There are no special site requirements  associated with this course.

Summary Of Assessments
  • Short written and a practical assessment

Useful Information

Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences

This post is to assist you to understand the requirements set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 370 of 2016). It explains why accident and dangerous occurrence reporting is required, what is reportable, what is not reportable, who should make the report and how the report should be made.

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