International Health & Safety Passport (IHSP) Foundation

Course Name: International Health & Safety Passport (IHSP) Foundation

Level: Foundation

Course Description:

This course will examine all areas of international health & safety in the workplace including fundamental safety considerations, hazards, risks, and controls, common workplace hazards, and accidents & incidents.

Topics that will be covered:

Session 1 Session 2
Fundamental Safety Considerations

  • Safety Culture
  • Personal Risk Factors
  • Shaping Safety Behavior/Perceptions
  • Consequences of Accidents
  • Cost of Accidents

Hazards, Risk and Risk Control

  • Definitions of Hazards and Risks
  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk Control
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Permits to Work
  • Safety Signs
Session 3 Session 4

Common Workplace Hazards

  • Working at Heights
  • Excavations
  • Confined Spaces
  • Work Equipment/PPE
  • Asbestos
  • Site Transport
  • Electricity
  • Lifting Operations/Manual Handling
  • Hazardous substances/COSHH
  • Noise and Vibration

Accidents and Incidents

  • Causes of Accidents
  • Accident/Incident/Near Miss
  • Accident Triangle
  • Recording Accidents
  • Investigating





16 Hours

Target Audience:

Anyone want to gain skills in health and safety.

Assessment type:

Written Exam (40%) and hands on practical and theory (60%).

Awarding Body:

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB)


United Kingdom


100 BHD per person