What is occupational safety and health?
Occupational safety and safety is a statutory activity that provides a safe and healthy work environment for employees. Occupational health and safety aim to prevent, reduce and eliminate accidents at work and working conditions, occupational diseases and physical and mental stress harmful to health. Occupational safety and health activities are part of workplace development and continuous improvement. Activities ensure the quality of working life and the working environment, which affects the employee's ability to cope with his or her duties.
What is the basic course in occupational safety and health?
In the basic course in occupational safety and health, the roles and responsibilities of an occupational safety and health organisation become familiar. You will easily learn the basics of occupational safety and health, its structure and all statutory issues related to occupational safety and health in one package.
Who benefits from the basic course in occupational safety and health?
The basic course in occupational safety and health is excellent basic training for occupational safety and health responsibilities for all supervisors responsible for occupational safety and health, and especially for occupational safety and health managers and occupational safety and health officers.
How can I complete the basic course in occupational safety and health?
You can easily take the Basic Course in Occupational Safety and Health online. The online training includes intermediate tests as well as a final test with which learning can be verified.
The elearning is individual work and corresponds in scope to a two-day basic occupational health and safety course. The training can be done on a tablet or computer. You do not need a microphone or camera for the online course.
If you are not yet familiar with occupational safety issues, we recommend the Occupational Safety Certificate before taking this course as it gives you a good basic understanding of occupational safety. The Occupational Safety Certificate can also be taken independently online as an elearning.
What does the basic course in Occupational Safety and Health include?
The basic course in occupational safety and health deals with the basics, objectives and key legislation of occupational safety and health. Besides, the content of the occupational health and safety action plan, co-operation with the occupational health care and occupational health and safety authority, and the basics of hazard identification and assessment are examined.
We have built this training into the most comprehensive package possible to cover the need to familiarise the occupational health and safety manager and to give him or her good skills to perform his or her duties.
Before completing this training, we recommend attending the Occupational Safety Certificate elearning, which provides a good foundation for occupational safety issues.
The basic course on occupational safety and health covers all the key legislation on occupational safety and health in the same package.
The organization and roles of occupational safety and health have been carefully reviewed so that everyone knows their area of responsibility.
The elearning is illustrated and very visual to keep the course interesting and easy to understand.
After each section of the course, there is an intermediate test to ensure learning. If you do not pass the intermediate test, the course will direct you to go through the section again.
After the basic course in occupational safety and health, you have received the required basic theoretical familiarization by laws, regulations and standards and know all the key issues related to occupational safety and health.
After the approved final test, you will immediately receive a downloadable course certificate and an Occupational Safety and Health Basic Course Card, which is valid for five years. Certificate and card are included in the course price. We will mail the card to the address you provided within 2-3 weeks. You can prove your qualifications immediately with a mobile card. The average duration of online training is 3 hours. You can complete the training either all at once or in parts.
The course consists of the following different aspects of occupational health and safety:
Criteria and objectives of occupational safety and health
Key legislation on occupational safety and health
Roles and responsibilities of the occupational safety and health organization
Safety management and safety culture
Action in the event of an accident or incident
Occupational health and safety action plan
Orientation and work guidance
Well-being at work
The training aims to learn the measures prescribed in the Occupational Safety and Health Supervision Act on co-operation between employees and the employer, as well as the key requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
The Basic course inOccupational Safety and Health final test
There is a final test at the end of the elearning. The test consists of 8 questions and an approved performance requires 80% correct answers. The test is not limited in time, so you can think about the answers in peace. If you do not pass the final test, you will be able to retake the exam twice free of charge. After the approved performance, you will immediately receive a downloadable pdf course certificate. The performance is also immediately visible on the mobile card. The card will be mailed to your home in about 2-3 weeks.
Why should I choose Kiwa Inspecta's e-learning?
Kiwa Inspecta is Finland's largest organiser of safety training. We train more than 30,000 people every year and are one of the longest-running providers of the HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) short courses in the industry. We also offer our most popular e-learnings in English.
Our e-learnings are based on the expertise of the best professionals in the industry as well as up-to-date legislation and regulations. We want to keep things easily approachable, which is why our training is visual and illustrated with easy-to-understand practical examples.
We ensure learning through intermediate assignments and a final test so you can be sure of what your staff has learned.
Benefits of e-learning
E-learning brings efficiency to training, as it can be done online anywhere, anytime, according to your own schedule. E-learning is also easy to attend in the workplace during quiet moments between other tasks. There will be a lot of time savings when you do not have to travel to the training place separately. Online training can also be completed almost half the time you spend sitting in class. The content of our online training is based on the expertise of professionals in the field as well as safety legislation and guidelines. To keep things easy to adopt and practical, our training includes real-life examples and is very visual. In Kiwa Inspecta's e-learning, high quality is a standard, and you always know what your staff has learned. We ensure learning through intermediate assignments and a final test.
Cost savings - the company saves on the time spent by supervisors, travel expenses, daily allowances, lunch expenses and the organisation of a training event.
Efficiency - training can be completed while other tasks or during quiet working days without the need to travel to the training site.
Easy - you can start online training right away.
Assured quality - the quality level of standardised online training does not vary. In online training, you know exactly what your staff has learned.
Assured Competence - Each person’s competency is tested through intermediate assignments and a final test and recorded in the competence register, so they are sure to be proficient in training matters.
Flexibility - elearning can be paused and resumed from where you left off. The training can be completed in several sections, keeping the concentration high.
Do your company's employees complete a total of more than 10 qualifications each year?
If your company has multiple employees who need qualifications in their work, we recommend you to try our Competence Manager. With the Competence Manager, you can manage your employees' qualifications easily and efficiently, and your employees can complete e-learnings at the touch of a link.
Prove your qualifications as soon as you complete the course with the MyCertificate app
You can prove your qualifications with our MyCertificate app. The performances will appear there immediately, so you can prove your eligibility before the physical card arrives. On the app, you can see all your qualification performance, regardless of the course format. You can manage your competency information and permit companies to view your qualifications.
We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for our e-learnings
Our elearnings have been developed in cooperation with Finland's leading companies and utilising experts in the field. In cooperation, the content of elearnings is built to meet the requirements of companies and legislation. They are also pedagogically effective. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for our elearnings.