Health and Safety for Homeworkers

Health and Safety for Homeworkers

270 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Ensure that your employees and colleagues work safely and happily with this innovative and enlightening course. More people than ever before have become homeworkers in the UK, and you need to know that their physical and mental wellbeing is fully protected. All employers and homeworkers must know the health and safety concerns that exist in a home-based environment, and we can help you with that. Don’t just concentrate on health and safety in the workplace; know that issues that can happen at home and be fully prepared for all eventualities. 

This comprehensive guide will present the legal and personal factors that a homeworker should be made to focus on. These elements will include a homeworker’s fundamental rights and the occupational health issues that could arise from homeworking, both from a physical and mental perspective. Ensure that you are at the front of current work practises and show that you care about the workforce by completing this course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the rights and benefits that all homeworkers in the UK are entitled to
  • Know the appropriate responsibilities and occupations that can be owned by homeworkers
  • Become aware of the positive and adverse health effects that exist when working from home
  • Learn the effects on mental health that can arise from homeworking roles
  • Gain an understanding of the hazards and distractions that can exist in a home-based environment
  • Perform a valuable risk assessment of a working area at home
  • Know all the legal considerations that protect both homeworkers and their employers
  • Understand the appropriate level of monitoring that should be in place for all homeworkers

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Certification

After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is this course for?

This course is primarily designed for employers to learn the legal and ethical standards that should be in place to any homeworkers in their organisation. It is also appropriate for homeworkers themselves so that they can educate themselves to create a safe environment for home-based careers and roles. 

Career path

This course has been crafted to highlight health and safety factors that must be considered by employers of homeworking staff or those that are intending to work from home for significant periods. This course applies to all the following careers:

  • Company managers
  • Team leaders
  • Remoter workers
  • Self-employed individuals

Course Curriculum

Module 1. Introduction to Homeworkers
Introduction to Homeworkers 00:16:00
Module 2. Occupations Carried Out by Homeworkers
Occupations Carried Out by Homeworkers 00:12:00
Module 3. Health and Safety for Homeworkers
Health and Safety for Homeworkers 00:25:00
Module 4. Supporting Mental Health for Homeworkers
Supporting Mental Health for Homeworkers 00:15:00
Module 5. Health & Safety Hazards
Health & Safety Hazards 00:15:00
Module 6. Risk Assessment for Work from Home
Risk Assessment for Work from Home.zip 00:23:00
Module 7. Legal Responsibilities for Homeworkers
Legal Responsibilities for Homeworkers 00:19:00
Module 8. Monitoring Homeworkers
Monitoring Homeworkers 00:48:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Health and Safety for Homeworkers 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Health and Safety for Homeworkers 00:20:00

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