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.

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 has provided eLearning compliance courses to nearly all major financial institutions in Ireland along with other large corporations and organisations such as key government bodies, law firms and many more.

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 designed for Irish companies, most of the information in this course applies 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?

Workplace Health & Safety is made for the financial services industry.


This includes:

  • Accountancy Firms
  • Asset Management
  • Aviation Leasing
  • Credit Unions
  • Fintech
  • General Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Law Firms
  • Leasing and Finance
  • Life Assurance
  • Mortgage Providers
  • Retail Banking
  • Stockbroking
  • Treasury
  • Wholesale Banking

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.

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 in the first module, then gives an overview of manual handling techniques in the second. It outlines how to protect against fires and electrical hazards in the third module. The course ends by highlighting the importance of mental wellness in a healthy workplace in the fourth module.


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.  

Course Features

Rigorous Testing: Spot questions are used throughout the course to increase user engagement with the learning material. These questions 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. The course ends with a 15-question course test with an 80% pass mark. Questions in the course 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) in Ireland by the Institute of Bankers (IOB), Life Insurance Association (LIA) and Insurance Institute of Ireland (III), and by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) in the UK.

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?

Accreditation for half an hour of CPD is currently in progress for Workplace Health & Safety from the Institute of Bankers (IOB) in Ireland.

We can request CPD accreditation from other bodies if necessary.

How long will it take to complete this course?

Workplace Health & Safety should take 45 minutes to complete.

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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