Employers must ensure that they provide the right information, instruction and training for staff so they can carry out the job safely and not put themselves or others at risk of harm.
This begins at their induction where you will tell them about welfare facilities, the company rules, fire safety, personal protective equipment and basic health and safety.
You need to decide if they need any further training, for example a food safety qualification or manual handling.
You may decide to carry out training in-house or use something more formal such as the courses on our eLearning portal which are available here.
Some employees may need to take more formal courses such as fork lift truck training or emergency first aid at work which have expiry dates. Some of these are run by our partners so do have a look at our partner page.
Our training portal gives you the option to chose the courses you want employees to take.
The course ends with a test (and certificate). The system gives employers full access to results so you can see how effective training has been.
Examples of courses offered are listed to the left of the page. Have a look at the full range of
Remember that information and training should be refreshed periodically and don't forget to monitor staff to ensure they are working safety as they've been trained to.