Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Description

This qualification develops Learners’ health and safety awareness in the workplace. It covers understanding risk assessment, identifying and controlling the risks from common workplace hazards, the legal requirements related to health and safety in the workplace and what to do in response to accidents and incidents at work.

Who Should Attend

This qualification is for all Learners seeking to raise their awareness of health and safety issues in the workplace.

Course Content

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners through developing their health and safety awareness. Learners will have the opportunity to build an understanding of health and safety in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees Health and safety laws, including:

• Penalties for non-compliance

• Training and competence in the workplace

Communicating health and safety information

Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards:

• Slips, trips and falls

• Manual handling

• Fire safety

• Working from height

• Electricity

• Hazardous substances

• Workplace conditions

• Ergonomics

• Equipment

• Noise and vibration

• Transport and vehicles

• Violence

• Smoking, alcohol and drugs

• Stress Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents Recording incidents, accidents and ill health

Assessment & Award

The method of assessment will be by an objective multiple-choice examination at the end of the course, as well as being expected to be interactive during the course. Successful candidates will be awarded the QUALSAFE Level 2 Award in H&S in the Workplace.

Duration

This is a One Day event – 8.30 am – 5 pm.

Cost

Typical fees for open courses are £95 + VAT per person; however this can vary for in-house courses (dependant on location and numbers).

Venue

This course is typically run as an in house course.

A Polite Notice

It pays to be selective when booking training courses because not all training providers are what they appear to be. When booking a QUALSAFE Level 2 Health & Safety Course you need to feel assured that your training provider is fully accredited to provide that training and is not then going to sub-contract the work. Lighthouse Safety Training is fully accredited byQUALSAFE to provide the QUALSAFE Level 2 Health & Safety course and proof of that accreditation can be seen on our accreditation page.

Upcoming Level 2 Health and Safety Courses

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