Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers

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In our  health and safety for vulnerable workers course, you will gain a detailed insight into how vulnerable workers can be protected and the benefits for employers of doing this. You will learn about health and safety laws and legislation that apply to vulnerable workers, training and supervision and safe working practices.

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Course Description

Course Title

On completion of the course, students will gain an understanding of health and safety for vulnerable workers. You will explore what a vulnerable worker is, how to identify and support a vulnerable worker. You will discover how vulnerabilities can increase the risk of workplace accidents.

You will learn about the UK health and safety laws, the legislation and regulations that apply to vulnerable workers. We will explore how employers can reduce or eliminate risks to vulnerable workers through effective training, risk management and workplace adjustments.

We will cover the training and supervision of vulnerable workers and how to tailor the training for specific needs. You will also learn about safe working practices such as reasonable adjustments and risk assessments and how to maintain a safe workplace for all workers.

You will learn from case studies how a vulnerable worker can be protected and the benefits to the employer. We will cover how employers can create positive and inclusive workplaces that promote health and safety for all workers

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 –  Introduction to Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers- In the first unit we will cover what is meant by a vulnerable worker and how vulnerabilities increase the risk of workplace accidents, injuries and work-related ill health.
  • Unit 2 – The Law and Legislation for Vulnerable Workers – In this unit we will focus on UK laws and legislation relating to health and safety at work and how they apply to vulnerable workers.
  • Unit 3 –Training and Supervision for Vulnerable Workers In the third unit we will explore best practice for training vulnerable workers including the advice from the health and safety executive and the types of training that can be beneficial.
  • Unit 4 – Safe Working Practices for Vulnerable Workers – In the final unit  we will cover the risk assessments, what they are and how to complete an effective risk assessment. You will also learn about reasonable adjustments and how to create safe ergonomic workplaces.
Kloeckner Metals Training

Health & Safety training for our friends at Kloeckner.

“We have used CPD online for a while now, the courses are great and the cost is too! CPD helps us to ensure our employees are trained in specific areas, whilst giving the student the flexibility of learning at their own pace.”

Rachel Priest

Health & Safety Advisor
Kloeckner Metals

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers CPD Course
Health and Safety for Vulnerable Workers
£20 + VAT