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IOSH - Working Safely (Remote Learning)

IOSH course covering awareness on individual health and safety responsibilities in the workplace, delivered via Virtual Classrooms.


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Course Details

Product number: IOSH_WORK_R|SW10073

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge required to ensure employees within an organisation understand their health and safety responsibilities in the workplace.

This remote learning and examination option for the IOSH Working Safely course has been created to allow delegates to gain and develop the required knowledge outside of the classroom.

Microsoft Teams MUST be installed beforehand to ensure you can participate successfully.

  • User Guide and further information here.
  • This course is also available as a full-day classroom based IOSH Working Safely course, please click here.

The training and examination for this course will be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams, but will follow the same curriculum as the classroom IOSH Working Safely course and the same standard of training will be delivered, meeting all Scheme Rules.


  • The Law and Your Responsibilities
    • Understanding the moral, legal and financial reasons for working safely
  • Hazards and Risks
    • Understanding what is meant by the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ and how to identify common hazards faced in the workplace
  • Health & Safety Performance
    • Understanding how to assist employers to improve safety performance in the workplace
  • Environmental & Pollution Management
    • Appreciate the fundamental requirements of effective environmental waste and pollution management

Delegates within an organisation looking to enhance their awareness of working safely responsibilities.

Working Safely is for people at any level, in any sector, needing a knowledge of the essentials of health and safety.

Virtual Classroom

This course will be delivered via video conferencing using Microsoft Teams Virtual Classroom. This allows two-way communication, ensuring the course is interactive with delegates having the opportunity to ask questions. Each delegate in attendance must have a webcam and microphone, to provide evidence of identity and the ability to answer all examination questions. For more information on how to use Microsoft Teams Click Here.

Hardware requirements

Devices Requirement

  1. Standard laptop with camera, microphone, and speakers
    • For a better experience with video calls and online meetings, we recommend using a computer that has a 2.0 GHz processor and 4.0 GB RAM (or higher)
  2. Desktop PC
    • Computer and processor: minimum 1.6 GHz (32-bit or 64-bit)
    • Memory: 2.0 GB RAM
    • Hard disk: 3.0 GB of available disk space
    • Display: 1024 x 768 screen resolution
    • Graphics hardware: minimum of 128 MB graphics memory
    • Operating system: Windows 10, or Windows 8.1 in 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Video: USB 2.0 video camera
  3. Mac
    • Processor: minimum Intel processor, Core 2 Duo or higher
    • Memory: 2.0 GB RAM
    • Hard disk: 1.5 GB of available disk space
    • Display: 1280 x 800 or higher resolution
    • Operating system: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later
    • Video Compatible webcam
    • Voice Compatible microphone and speakers, headset with microphone, or equivalent device

Delegates are required to complete the full day (7.5 hours) to be eligible for certification.

The trainer will conduct an online exam with all delegates via video communication on Microsoft Teams. The trainer will read out the questions and answers, and accurately record the delegates chosen answer.  The delegate must be visible via the video at all times.

Following the completion of the course there will be a 2-4 week lead time for certificates to be despatched to delegates. There is no recourse for a Statement in Lieu during this lead time due to the requirement for IOSH to independently grade each assessment paper.

The process following course completion is as follows:

  1. Delegates complete an assignment at the end of the course
  2. Trainer marks the assignments within a 2 week deadline
  3. Once marked, results are submitted to IOSH
  4. Certificates are received from IOSH and are forwarded on to the delegate
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14th November 2023

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