Improving Workplace Health Suite

Welcome to the Improving Workplace Health course. The course has been designed for people involved in occupational health, health promotion, health and safety, trade union representation and human resources. The course will broaden your understanding in key related areas, such as health and safety, occupational health and wellbeing.

The course is formed of 8 online modules. To be able to access the full range of modules you need to complete the first module (Introduction) and successfully pass the assessment. Once complete you will be given the enrolment key (or password) to access the remaining modules. This key will be visible at the bottom of the introduction module page when you complete the assessment.

Improving Workplace Health - Introduction

Module 1 "Introduction" is mandatory to complete before you can progress to any other modules within the Improving Workplace Health suite.

This module focuses on:

  • The main concepts related to workplace health
  • The relationship between work and health
  • Different types of workplaces, main stakeholders and roles involved in workplace health promotion


Improving Workplace Health - Health and Safety Legislation

This module within the "Improving Workplace Health" suite focuses on: 

  • the main provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other health and safety legislation
  • the main elements of a typical safety management system and
  • the key risks associated with the work environment.


To gain the enrolment key please complete the assessment within the introduction module.

If you have an enrolment key and are still unable to access the course contact us at nhs.healthscotland-wdteam@nhs.net

Improving Workplace Health - Health and Safety Common Hazards

This module within the "Improving Workplace Health" suite focuses on: 

  •  the hazard/risks associated with chemicals, electricity, manual handling, the use of display screen equipment and fire

To gain the enrolment key please complete the assessment within the introduction module.

If you have an enrolment key and are still unable to access the course contact us at nhs.healthscotland-wdteam@nhs.net

Improving Workplace Health - Workplace Health and Well-being

This module within the "Improving Workplace Health" suite focuses on: 

  • the main concepts in relation to health promotion and how they could be applied into practice in the workplace,
  • the main health topics that should be considered for optimised workplace health and well-being,
  • the main factors that could be detrimental to workplace health, well-being and the associated risks.

To gain the enrolment key please complete the assessment within the introduction module.

If you have an enrolment key and are still unable to access the course contact us at nhs.healthscotland-wdteam@nhs.net

Improving Workplace Health - Occupational Health

To gain the enrolment key please complete the assessment within the introduction module.

If you have an enrolment key and are still unable to access the course contact us at nhs.healthscotland-wdteam@nhs.net


Improving Workplace Health - Planning and Reviewing

This module within the "Improving Workplace Health" suite focuses on: 

  • the main concepts and steps that you can follow for planning and reviewing workplace interventions

To gain the enrolment key please complete the assessment within the introduction module.

If you have an enrolment key and are still unable to access the course contact us at nhs.healthscotland-wdteam@nhs.net