Digital Certificate | Online Course

Safety & Health for Retail



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This online safety and health for retail course is designed to help retail workers at all levels reduce the potential risks and hazards to their workplace to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for customers, staff, and others.

You will learn how to identify hazards and assess risks within the workplace, the key safety and health signage to be aware of,  how to help promote a safe work environment, the essential elements of trips, slip and falls, fire related issues, and much, much more.

Upon successful completion on the course, a Retail Ireland Certificate of Achievement will be available for download.

Delivery: 100% online
Cost: €29
Duration: Self-paced eLearning approx 6 hours

  • The duties of employers and employees as outlined in the current legislation
  • The role of the Health and Safety Authority
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • The role of communication and training in the promotion and provision of Health and Safety
  • The elements and functions of a Safety statement
  • Promotion of Safe and Healthy working practices
  • Identification of risk factors in relation to Safety
  • The factors which contribute to safe and healthy working environments
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Principles and procedures of good housekeeping
  • Safe lifting and handling techniques
  • Causes, prevention, emergency procedures, reporting and recording of accidents and occurrences
  • Fire related issues
  • Working with equipment
  • PPE

This course is only delivered using eLearning and supported with interactive content, videos and other resources.

The course is delivered 100% online and can be completed on desktop, mobile, and tablet.


This course is available to all individuals - employed and unemployed.  There is no requirement on previous qualifications.

Self-paced online delivery in approximately 5-6 hours

Industry Certified by Retail Ireland Skillnet

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