The Health and Safety Course (OSH)

The Health and Safety Course is available as a 3-day course, online course and company course. Find more information about your options here.

About the OSH Course

What do you learn? 

The health and safety course teaches participants the requirements and demands that are placed upon them as health and safety representatives and supervisors. Participants must achieve a broad knowledge of the health and safety issues, so teaching should address methods, planning and implementation of preventive health and safety work in the company.

In addition to the above topics, participants also carry out a practical assignment at the company in which they are employed.

Who should attend?

The employer has to ensure that the health and safety representatives and supervisors  participate in a mandatory safety course.

Working environment representatives and supervisors have the right and obligation to participate in the mandatory health and safety training.

Employers and managers, e.g. a CEO, is not obligated to participate in the health and safety course.

 

The 3-day OSH Course 

The time used to complete the assignment comes in addition to the 22 hours devoted to training.

How long is the training?

The mandatory safety training lasts three days or the equivalent of 22 hours. Included in the 22 hours are shorter breaks.

When should the training be conducted?

The mandatory work program must be completed within three months after the health and safety representatives and supervisors are elected or appointed, and not from the time when they take office.

 

Online OSH Course

The mandatory safety training can be implemented as a web-based training.

What can I expect from the teaching? 

When you take the Health and Safety training online, the teaching will be conducted as blended learning.

Via 12 online modules in our online learning system (LMS), you will be taught how to solve problems as the safety representative or supervisors.  Throughout the modules, you will be asked to solve various multiple-choice questions and give examples from the workplace.

How do I get my course certificate? 

To pass the course you must be present at the introduction day. On this day, we agree on how to work with the practical assignment, which is part of the course. The purpose of the assignment is to link the course content with your work in work organization. The assignment must be based on a practical situation in your company, such as: an APV, a problem with the heavy lifting, noise in offices, chemistry or similar. You will get your course certificate when the task is submitted, and validated by the teacher.

Training in your own pace 

The education is conducted at your own pace, but may take a maximum of seven weeks and must be completed in three weeks..   You can contact your teacher throughout the course. The instructor will guide and assist you if you need it. You can complete the education at home or at your workplace. Your employer is obliged to spend time on the education (22 hours).

 

OSH training at your company

All our courses can be arranged at your workplace. It offers some obvious benefits as we can target the courses to your needs. The teaching is based on the values ​​and goals your company has. At the same time, you can have the opportunity to work with your own WPA (APV) or annual work environment discussion. In short, a company course is easy, flexible and adapted to your needs. Up to 20 people can participate – on online courses max. 16 people.
Our teacher contacts you, and together you can organize the course so that it fits into your everyday life and the actual working environment.
There are other obvious benefits of a company course. The dates can, for example, be planned according to your specific wishes, and it is cheaper for you when we hold the course at your workplace.
You make available suitable teaching rooms and meals yourself.
If you do not have suitable course facilities, we are happy to help you find a course location.
Corporate courses must be implemented in a team-wise manner. This means that the participants are followed up during the entire course and must be present on the entire course to obtain a course certificate.
If a participant has to interrupt his course, you must contact the Working Environment Group so that together we can find out how the participant can continue his course on another team.