Introduction to Health and Safety

This session will provide a basic overview for anyone new to health and safety or those who want to refresh their understanding of their duties.

Level: Starter
Date: Thursday 18 May, 2023 - 13:00 to 14:30
Prices: Full members £55.00, Affiliates £77.00, Non members £94.00

What is this course about?

This session will explain the basics of health and safety, then take you through the practical steps of carrying out a risk assessment for your community group activities.  

What will you learn?

  • What is Health and Safety?
  • Why is it important? 
  • What are the basics of risk assessment? 
  • Identifying some potential or real risks in a situation and completing a risk assessment. 

Who is the course for?

  • Trustees, staff and volunteers of small or new community organisations 


  • Standard price: £94 
  • Together Fund organisations: Free with discount code

Voscur membership is free for small organisations.

If you would like to benefit from VCSE Academy discounts and other benefits, you can register for Voscur membership today 

Discounted rates for Voscur Members and Affiliates:

Voscur Members: £55  Voscur Affiliates: £77 

What else do you need to know?

This course is set to run online using Zoom. To take part, you will need a laptop with a camera, microphone, and Wi-Fi. You will not require any additional software, and you don't need a Zoom account or to download the app to take part, but you may wish to do so.

You will be emailed an invitation with a link to join the online training the day before the course. 

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