HEALTH & SAFETY WITHIN THE WORKPLACE LEVEL 2

Group price from £320.00 + £9.00 / person for accreditation + Vat

Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions and have suitable systems / methods in place for safe working activities. In order to make the systems work, employees have a vital part to play in this equation. They need the right knowledge and attitude which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety as well as specific training for individual tasks. Good Health & Safety standards rely on employers and employees working together to reduce risks.

Course Description

Everything you want to know about our course

This qualification was formerly an Qfqual QCF but has recently been changed to RQF and is based on the Foundation Certificate in Health & Safety with new and updated content. The qualification can be tailored to individual customer needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose. If convenient, the group can be taken to an operational area to witness and discuss various aspects of work being undertaken, this may include a look into the CoSHH cupboard.

This course can also be taken as non accredited if more suitable to your operational needs.

Benefits

  • Provides employees with an understanding of the principles of health and safety
  • Enables employees to contribute to any health and safety management system
  • Develops an understanding of:
    • responsibilities placed on employers and employees
    • hazard, risk and the main causes of harm to workers
    • the importance of following systems, procedures and rules
    • how individual action can reduce risks to health and safety
  • Allows for training to be adapted to meet specific needs

Outcomes

On completing this qualification candidates will be able to:

  • understand the principles of accident prevention
  • understand that risk assessment is an important technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • appreciate the nature and risks of hazardous substances
  • understand how workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety
  • understand the potential long term effects of exposure to noise and vibration

Course content

  • legislation
  • health
  • safety
  • welfare
  • the workplace and workplace equipment
  • risk assessment
  • manual handling
  • hazardous substances
  • ergonomics and workstation design
  • noise and vibration