Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Overview: This course is designed to provide all candidates with a basic understanding of their responsibilities within the context of the law. Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions and the right systems and methods for safe activities. Employees also have a vital part to play maintaining health and safety.

Content:
  • Health and safety law
  • Health
  • Safety - accident prevention
  • Safety - slips, trips and falls
  • Safety - electricity
  • Safety - fire prevention
  • Welfare
  • The workplace
  • Work equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Working at height
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Noise and vibration.
Assessment: The course is assessed by a multiple choice question paper at the end of the course. The pass mark is 20 out of 30.

Duration: Full-day programme