REHIS Health & Safety Training Courses

ROHSS are registered with REHIS to deliver the following REHIS Health & Safety Training Courses.


REHIS Introduction to Health & Safety

The REHIS introduction to Health & Safety course is a non examined pre-employment health and safety awareness course intended for persons joining the workforce for the first time. The syllabus aims to raise awareness of key health and safety issues.


The course syllabus is designed to meet employee's needs before being allowed to start work for the first time and before progressing to more extensive formal training.


The course meets the requirements for induction training for all staff, including young people preparing for work experience, people changing employment and people with no previous employment history.


The course is also suitable for use in schools and colleges for promoting risk awareness and risk prevention as an integral part of education.


Training will be relevant to the level of understanding required for the duties the new employee will undertake and will deal mainly with examples of good and bad practice.


REHIS Elementary Health and Safety

 A one day course for anyone requiring a greater understanding and knowledge of health & safety and how to apply it in the workplace.

This course is suitable for you if you are a line manager, Health & Safety representative or a member of staff with responsibility for ensuring that good health and safety practices are followed in the workplace.

You will receive a REHIS booklet, covering a pre-set syllabus and will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper (lasting up to 30 minutes). The course involves a mix of information, group exercises and practical tasks.
You will cover:

  • health & safety law
  • the steps in the risk assessment process
  • the main requirements for the general working environment
  • the significance of slips, trips & falls and how to prevent them
  • substances hazardous to health, requirements of the COSHH regulations and measures to control risks
  • the main causes of occupational ill-health and the steps to control and prevent it
  • the main hazards associated with machinery and equipment, appropriate control measures and the provisions of PUWER regulations
  • the significance of manual handling injuries, correct procedures and the main requirements of the MHO Regulations
  • the dangers of electricity and common electrical hazards, basic first aid, appropriate use and maintenance of plugs, fuses, cable & flex, adaptors, RCDs and the Electricity at Work Regulations
  • the dangers associated with fire, measures to prevent the start & spread of fire and adequate methods of raising the alarm, escape routes
  • the factors leading to accidents, actions to be taken, RIDDOR, reporting and recording accidents, the provision of first aid and the health & safety (First Aid) Regulations.
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