IOSH Working SafelyOnline Training Course (Latest Version)

IOSH Working Safely is relevant to people in all industries and organisations. It provides information about how everyone can enhance their safety, health and wellbeing through everyday behaviours.

Our in-house, professionally qualified HSQE consultants developed the course so that it would incorporate their practical experience and real-life examples. Our relationship with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) goes back to 1993. IOSH have fully approved our course and rated HSQE Ltd course delivery as ‘outstanding’.

  • You receive a genuine IOSH Working Safely certificate (from IOSH) when you complete the course. We post the certificate to you by first class signed for delivery as soon as we receive it from IOSH
  • Support provided by an IOSH-approved tutor at no extra cost
  • Our price includes the IOSH course registration fee
  • All course materials are included
  • Includes the latest assessment, which is taken online
  • Includes the hazard spotting exercise, which is taken online
  • You can enrol and start your course today, so no need to wait
  • Our course works on any device that can access the internet
  • The course is 100% online so no need to attend a classroom
  • You get 90 days to complete the course once you enrol
  • The fast, efficient, effective and low-cost way to learn
  • No hidden charges, we just offer great value!

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Price reduced from £90 +vat to £60 +vat - Complete course - IOSH paper certificate - Fully IOSH approved - Full tutor support - No hidden fees



During the Quality Assurance Review conducted by IOSH
You can access your course 24/7 via any internet-enabled device
Most people take about 6 to 8 study hours to complete this course online
No hidden charges - The price includes all that you need to qualify
Receive a genuine IOSH Certificate when you complete the course


  • Our ‘coordinators dashboard’ enables you to allocate your purchased course(s) to student(s) and to monitor their progress
  • Once the coordinator enrols the student on the course, the student has 90 days to complete the course and take the online assessment
  • The price includes access to all the materials that the student needs to complete their course
  • The student has access to one of our IOSH approved tutors for the duration of their study.
  • The course is 100% online. It includes interactive slideshows, downloadable exercises, quizzes and mock assessments
  • The assessment is 100% online. It consists of an online multiple choice test
  • On successful completion of the course, assessment and project, you will receive a genuine IOSH certificate by first class signed for delivery, as soon as we receive it from IOSH

Course Content

Our online training course is split into four modules:

  • Introducing working safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance

After completing the modules you will understand more about:

  • The reasons for working safely
  • What hazards are
  • The main hazard categories
  • What risk is
  • What risk assessment is
  • Your options for dealing with risks
  • Common hazards encountered in the workplace, including:
    • Access and egress
    • Aggression and violence
    • Asbestos
    • Bullying
    • Chemicals and hazardous substances
    • Computer workstations
    • Confined spaces
    • Drugs and alcohol
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Heights
    • Housekeeping
    • Lighting
    • Manual handling
    • Noise
    • Personal hygiene
    • Plant and machinery
    • Radiation
    • Slips and trips
    • Stress
    • Temperature
    • Vehicles and transport
    • Vibration
    • Welfare
  • Key responsibilities for improving health and safety, including:
    • Employers
    • Managers and supervisors
    • Safety representatives, employee representatives and safety committees
    • Employees
    • Contractors
    • Designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers
    • Occupiers of premises
    • Inspectors
  • Key organisational arrangements for improving health and safety, including:
    • The key parts of a safety management system
    • Competence
    • Safe systems of work
    • Permits to work
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Emergency procedures
    • Workplace inspections
    • First aid
    • Health surveillance
    • Reporting and investigating incidents

Mock Exam and Mock Hazard Spotting Exercise

Our online training course includes a mock exam and mock hazard spotting exercise to help you prepare for the final assessment.


Our online training course includes the IOSH Working Safely Exam. Please see the assessment section for more information.

 Hazard Spotting Exercise

Our online training course includes the IOSH Working Safely Hazard Spotting Exercise. Please see the assessment section for more information.


To complete this course, students must pass the IOSH Working Safely Exam and Hazard Spotting Exercise. The cost of both are already included in the cost of the course.


The IOSH Working Safely Exam demonstrates the student’s understanding of the information contained within the course. The exam is taken online, so there is no need to attend a training centre. The exam consists of multiple choice questions and must be completed within 30 minutes. Students will need to achieve at least 20 points from a possible 33 to pass the exam. Students can have two attempts at the exam. A student will have to resit the whole course if they do not achieve the required marks on the second attempt. (We do not charge for resits.)

Hazard Spotting Exercise

The IOSH Working Safely Hazard Spotting Exercise demonstrates the student’s ability to spot hazards. The exercise is conducted online. Students need to achieve at least 11 points from a possible 16 points to pass the hazard spotting exercise.

Save by purchasing as part of a bundle offer

You can also save costs by purchasing this course as part of a bundle offer. The bundle is made up of several approved-courses, including this one. Current bundle offers are shown on this page.

Purchasing your course(s)

You can purchase your course(s) online using a debit/credit card. To purchase online, simply click on the purchase button on this page and select how many users you want the course for when prompted. To pay over the phone, please call 0333 733 1111 between 0900 and 1700 hours Monday to Friday. Please contact us at if you would rather pay by BACS transfer.

Receiving login details

You will be sent an email (from that will contain instructions for accessing your dashboard and allocating your course(s) to students. Please check your SPAM / JUNK folder if you do not receive the email as it may get blocked by your firewall. If you have not received it within one hour and it is not in your SPAM / JUNK folder, you can email for a copy to be sent to you.

Accessing the course

The course materials will work on any internet enabled device running an up to date internet browser. Each student will have 90 days from the date of enrolment to log on and complete their course. The course does not need to be completed in one sitting. Students can log out and return any time up until the course is completed or until the 90 day access expires.

IOSH Working Safely course certificate

Students will be awarded a genuine IOSH Working Safely Certificate on successful completion of the online exam and hazard spotting exercise. We will post the certificate to you by first class signed for delivery as soon as we receive it from IOSH.

Course expiry

Student’s access to the course will expire on completion of the course or after the 90 days from enrolment (whichever is sooner).

Meet the Tutors



John is our Managing Director and Professional Head. He has 30 years of experience advising on HSQE matters. His spare time is spent on family, gardening and Land Rovers.



Sam is a Tech IOSH qualified HSQE Adviser and IOSH approved Tutor. She enjoys bringing up her young family, spreadsheets and watching old episodes of EastEnders.



Alice is a Tech IOSH qualified HSQE Adviser and IOSH approved Tutor. She enjoys being with her family, volunteering, gardening and dog walking in her spare time.



Alex is a Tech IOSH qualified HSQE Adviser and IOSH approved Tutor. He enjoys fishing, fixing old Minis and Land Rovers, dog walking in his spare time.

IOSH Working Safely Certificate

Our IOSH Working Safely online training course is fully approved by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This is your assurance that it meets stringent standards for content, delivery and the tutor support provided.

Students that complete this course are awarded a genuine IOSH Working Safely Certificate. We will post the certificate to you by first class signed for delivery as soon as we receive it from IOSH.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a genuine IOSH approved course with no hidden charges. You can see that HSQE Ltd is an IOSH approved training provider by searching for HSQE Ltd in the IOSH trainer directory on their website at

We are committed to providing approved training courses in vital skills at an affordable price. The cost of our courses and bundle offers reflect that commitment.

Yes. Unlike many other sites, we do not cherry-pick the comments that we put on our website. Instead, we use an independent review service (see and type HSQE Ltd in the search box) to collect genuine ‘warts and all’ reviews.

Yes. Our course is based on the latest syllabus.

No. This course is 100% online. There is no need to attend a training centre.

IOSH have released the following statement regarding digital certificates…

IOSH has made the decision to remove the option of digital certificates. We are working hard to introduce this again in the future but for now we will be distributing certificates in hardcopy format only.

If you had opted for a digital option via your course provider, they will only be able to certificate you for your course via a hardcopy version.

Due to security of the documents, we do not have the facility to share copies of certificates or workbooks via PDF format or email.

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