Workplace Health & Safety Course

Workplace Health and Safety Training


Looking for health & safety courses online? Look no further, CityLearning has you covered!

Workplace Health & Safety is an eLearning course that will increase your employees’ awareness of health and safety issues in your workplace.

Broken down into four 15-minute modules, your staff will get the knowledge and skills they need to deal with common workplace health and safety issues.

We also offer a fifth module of Workplace Health & Safety about defensive driving as an optional add-on for staff who drive as part of their jobs.

Book a short demo of Workplace Health & Safety to learn more about this eLearning compliance training course from CityLearning.

Workplace Health and Safety eLearning Training

CityLearning’s eLearning training courses have been trusted by major financial institutions, along with other large corporations and organisations such as key government bodies, law firms and many more for 25 years. 

Workplace Health & Safety includes information on creating a suitable workspace, proper manual handling techniques and preventing fires. It will teach your staff how to stay healthy by explaining the importance of a good work-life balance and outlining what unacceptable behaviour looks like in the workplace.

While the off-the-shelf version of Workplace Health & Safety is based on Irish legislation and contains a few details specific to Ireland, the health and safety issues it discusses and the advice it gives apply to companies worldwide. The course can be customised for any jurisdiction required, or a global version can be created for staff located in multiple jurisdictions.

Who is the Target Audience for This Workplace Health and Safety Training Course?

The primary audience of Workplace Health & Safety is the financial services industry. However, this health and safety training course should be suitable for any office-based or remote workplace. 


We also offer an optional fifth module geared towards staff who drive as part of their job.  

Learning Objectives

Workplace Health & Safety training from CityLearning is built around a set of learning objectives to ensure your staff are trained to deal with workplace health and safety issues.  


After completing this course, you will be able to:

Module 1: Your Work Environment

  • recognise your responsibilities in relation to health and safety.
  • describe how to create a suitable workspace.
  • argue the importance of good posture.
  • list the three steps for setting up an ergonomic workstation.
  • explain how to ensure comfort and prevent injury when working at your workstation.

Module 2: Manual Handling

  • discuss how to correctly handle heavy objects.
  • outline techniques for lifting, lowering and carrying objects.

Module 3: Fire and Electrical

  • identify potential electrical hazards.
  • summarise measures you can take to avoid starting a fire.
  • recite the procedures you must follow if there is a fire.
  • spell out the PASS technique.

Module 4: Workplace Wellbeing

  • describe how to maintain a good work-life balance.
  • distinguish unacceptable behaviour in the workplace.
  • state the importance of regular communication with your co-workers and line manager and how to ask for support.
  • name some actions you can take to protect your mental and physical wellbeing.

Module 5: Defensive Driving (OPTIONAL ADD-ON)

  • list the documentation you must have when driving for work purposes. 
  • specify the checks you can do to keep your car in good order.
  • recognise the importance of limiting distractions to keep you and the people around you safe on the road. 
What Does ThisWorkplace Health and Safety Course Cover?

Workplace Health & Safety from CityLearning covers the basics of workplace health and safety. It teaches your staff how to remain comfortable and safe while working remotely or in the office. This course explains how to set up a suitable workstation, then gives an overview of manual handling techniques. It outlines how to protect against fires and electrical hazards. If you don’t add-on the optional fifth module, the course ends by highlighting the importance of mental wellness in a healthy workplace.

The optional fifth module explains how to stay safe while driving for work.


Workplace Health & Safety ends in a 15-question* course test. Learners must answer at least 12/15 questions correctly to pass the course. Their score will be automatically saved in CityLearning’s Learning Management System (LMS) CityREPORTs, so that compliance with workplace health and safety training requirements can easily be proven.  


*18-questions with the optional fifth module. 

Course Features

Rigorous Testing: Spot questions are used throughout the course to increase user engagement; they either probe to expand on a learner’s existing knowledge of the subject matter or reinforce key learning points. Each module ends in a short quiz and the course ends in a course test with an 80% pass mark. Questions in the course test are randomised from a choice of three so that learners may retake without getting the same questions.


Customised Content: CityLearning offers versions of Workplace Health & Safety tailored to different jurisdictions. Additionally, this eLearning course can be customised with content specific to your company.


Accessibility: This course contains audio narration throughout.


Glossary of Terms: Unfamiliar terms are linked to this glossary when they are first used in the course. The glossary can be accessed at any time.


Multimedia Design: This course gets the message across with a mix of text, images, animation and video.


Interactive Content: We design our courses to keep learners engaged and thinking. Workplace Health & Safety contains:

  • navigational interactive elements, such as next/back buttons and icons that reveal more content once clicked.
  • learning interactive elements, including scenario-based questions.

Modular Structure: This course is broken down into short modules that take 10-15 minutes to complete, so learners can easily finish this course at their own pace.

Quality Assurance

CityLearning enjoys a longstanding reputation for the highest quality course content. We are committed to continuous improvement and have a well-established Quality Assurance System in place to measure and enhance our performance.


All project personnel are highly experienced in developing generic, customised and bespoke eLearning solutions for our clients.


Our courses are regularly reviewed by Subject Matter Experts and thought leaders in the industry. The content is also reviewed by financial services regulatory consultants in the UK and a leading law firm in Ireland.

Why Choose CityLearning for Workplace Health and Safety Training?

CityLearning has been creating eLearning compliance training courses for 25 years. Our courses are accredited for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by various bodies, including the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) in the UK and the Institute of Bankers (IOB), Life Insurance Association (LIA) and Insurance Institute of Ireland (III) in Ireland.

Case Study

An international insurance company needed a workplace health and safety training solution that would incorporate their new remote working policy. CityLearning worked alongside the client to develop a customised version of the Workplace Health & Safety course.

This course outlined the company’s remote working policy and provided an overview of the broader workplace health and safety policies and procedures. With CityLearning’s help this insurance company met their compliance training requirements with a convenient one-hour eLearning solution.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course approved for CPD?

Workplace Health & Safety is not currently approved for CPD. 


Other CityLearning courses are accredited for CPD by the following bodies:

  • In the UK:

    • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
  • In Ireland: 
    • Institute of Bankers (IOB)
    • Life Insurance Association (LIA)
    • Insurance Institute of Ireland (III)

We can request CPD accreditation from these or other bodies as necessary.

How long will it take to complete this course?

Workplace Health & Safety should take less than 45 minutes to complete, or less than one hour if taken with the optional fifth module. 

How is this course delivered?

Workplace Health & Safety is an eLearning course that should be taken online using a Learning Management System (LMS). This can be either our propriety LMS, CityREPORTs, or an LMS already in place in your company.

CityLearning courses are fully SCORM-compliant for easy upload to another LMS.

Can I customise this course?

Yes, Workplace Health & Safety can be customised to meet any workplace health and safety compliance training needs specific to your company.

How much does this course cost?

The cost per user of CityLearning’s AML eLearning compliance course depends on the number of users taking the course and whether you take only this course or other CityLearning courses in addition to Workplace Health & Safety.


Get in touch with us today for a quote. Please be sure to let us know how many users will be taking the course(s) and which course(s) you are interested in.  

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