Due to the cessation of face-to-face teaching on QMUL campuses, some changes have been made to the current provision. Check the Venue column for information. Sessions will either proceed online at their scheduled times or will be POSTPONED with further notice. Please check your email as you will likely have received notice, or contact your tutor for more information | Introduction of new booking system

Course Detail


This is a one-day course which is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). It is designed for people at any level, in any sector, to gain an understanding and awareness of their health and safety responsibilities. Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ and this course offers exactly that.

Duration: 1 day - 09:00 to 17:00

Certification: Delegates who reach the required standard in the multi format assessment and hazard marking exercise will be awarded the IOSH Working Safely Certificate.

Suitability: The course is open to all staff at the University.

Requalification / Refresher: There are no requalification / refresher requirements for this course.


By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of working safely and the potential outcomes if they fail to do so
  • Learn how to identify risks and hazards
  • Understand the importance of risk assessments
  • Understand the importance of a health & safety management system
  • Understand the importance of emergency plans and procedures and how to report incidents

Provided by: Health and Safety


Date: Thursday 25 June 2020

Venue: Arts Two: 217 ME, Arts Two, Mile End

Time: 09:00 - 17:00


  • Mr R Baker
  • Dr M Ariyanayagam
Bookings: To book a space, please complete the Accredited Course Request Form [DOC 32KB]. The form will need to be signed by the applicant’s line manager and emailed to the Health & Safety Directorate help desk at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk.

Should you need to cancel your place on the course for any reason, please contact the Health & Safety Directorate help desk at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk. Please check the non-attendance policy and possible penalties for non-attendance at http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/

External organisations: This course is open to external organisations. Please note that our courses are geared towards QMUL arrangements and there is normally a fee chargeable. Please complete the training request form available here http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/ and email it to hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk.

Further Information: If you require any further details please contact the Health & Safety Directorate at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk