Office Health & Safety Training
Average Duration: 1-2 Hour
Digital & Printable Certificate
Unlimited Exam Attempts
Accepted Across Ireland, UK and Europe
Valid For 3 Years
Self-Paced. Available 24/7
Available On All Major Devices
Live Student Support
Permanent Record Of Training
User Management Tools Available




Office Health & Safety Training


This Office Safety course provides learners with an introduction to the common safety hazards that can be found in an office environment.
The course explains how to identify health and safety risks and details what office workers can do to prevent their work tasks and behaviours from causing harm.

All low-risk workplaces, including offices, contain health and safety hazards that need to be carefully controlled.
As an employee, it's important to have an awareness of the risks so that dangers can be identified and action can be taken to prevent injury or ill-health.

Who Should Take This Course?

This Office Health and Safety course is suitable for anyone who works in an office workplace, including managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time employees. The course is designed at an introductory level and so no pre-requisite training or knowledge is required.

Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their workers are trained in health and safety matters and this course will help you to comply with that responsibility. This requirement applies to employees of all levels, including part-timers and work experience staff.

Ensures compliance with Irish Health and Safety legislation

Developed by Health and Safety Professionals

Fully online course and assessment with no time limits

Approximate duration: 2 hours

On completion, download and print your certificate




Course Content:

Introduction to Office Health & Safety:

Including statistics,benefits of health and safety,Health and Safety Law,Employer and employee’s responsibilities and types of office hazards.

Slips, Trips and Falls, Electrical Safety and Fire Safety:

Including slips, trips and falls, electrical safety and fire safety.

Manual Handling,Hazardous Substances and Display Screen Equipment:

Including Manual Handling,hazardous substances and display screen equipment.

Stress,Welfare Provisions and First Aid:

Including work-related stress,mental health,noise,lighting and heating,workplace first aid and recording accidents.



Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  - Understand why health and safety rules and regulations are important for office workplaces.

  - Recognise their health and safety responsibilities and understand where common office safety hazards can be found.

   -Understand how to prevent and manage slips, trips and falls in the office.

   -Know how to use electrical equipment safely and prevent workplace fires from starting.

   -Understand the importance of carrying out manual handling and chemical handling activities with care.

   -Know how to set up a desk or computer workstation ergonomically so as to prevent discomfort.

  - Understand more about how to prevent workplace stress.

  - Understand the first aid requirements of an office and recognize why it's important to report workplace accidents and injuries.



The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test as many times as required with no extra charge.


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