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Health and Safety Workshop

Health and Safety Workshop

This half-day Health and Safety Workshop has been designed to meet the requirements of individuals looking to improve their knowledge of health and safety within the cleaning industry through BICSc best practice.


Candidates will learn the fundamentals of health and safety, including an understanding of COSHH, risk assessments and how to write Safe Systems of Work (SSOW).

About the workshop

The Health and Safety Workshop is suitable for anyone involved in, or who would like to gain an understanding of health and safety within the cleaning industry.


Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance from the Institute.

Workshop aims

Candidates who complete this workshop will have:

  • The knowledge and understanding of how to carry out risk assessments
  • The ability to write Safe Systems of Work (SSOW)

Who is the workshop for?

This course is for individuals at all levels who are responsible for health and safety in the cleaning industry or would like to increase their understanding.

Method of study

The workshop uses a combination of practical and written methods of study.


BICS Business Services (BBS) or an approved BICSc accredited training provider will carry out the workshop prior to the assessment of the candidate.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this workshop candidates will be able to:

  1. Understand COSHH and its impact on the workplace
  2. Write Safe Systems of Work (SSOW)
  3. Confidently carry out risk assessments within the workplace


The candidate will be issued with a certificate of attendance upon completion of the workshop subject to their ability to write a Safe System of Work (SSOW), undertake a risk assessment and explain COSHH.


We currently have the following dates available to book onto the Health and Safety Workshop, which will take place at the BBS Training Centre in Northampton.


Course dates:


Next steps:

Following on from the Health and Safety workshop we are running an afternoon Cross-contamination Control workshop.

The workshop will teach candidates the fundamentals of preventing a breakout before it starts, best practice in the event of a breakout and safe practice for operatives and others around the workplace.


Course dates:


For more dates or to discuss on-site training at your premises please contact:
BBS on +44 (0)1604 678712 or email