Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace 

This qualification includes roles and responsibilities of employees and employers, how risk assessments contribute to health and safety, how to identify and control risks from common workplace hazards and procedures for responding accidents and incidents in the workplace. This course can be delivered at your place of business or a venue of your choosing for groups of up to 12 delegates 
Who is this qualification for? 
This qualification is aimed at employees and enables them to work safely and recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace. It also provides learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. 
The qualification is also supported by Proskills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector. 
Where and When? 
The course can be delivered at your venue on a date suitable to your needs. We could source a suitable venue on your behalf and also run several open courses at our own venues. 
Assessment method 
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. 
How long will it take? 
1 Day (6 hours) of tutor led learning. 
Topics covered 
Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace 
Outline employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work 1.2 Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation 
Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace 
Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated 
Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety 
Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ 
Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment 
Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work 
Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards 
Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces 
Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment 
Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy 
List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards 
Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace 
State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health 
Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace 
List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid 
Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health 
The cost of the course for 12 delegates is £510 when delivered at your own venue. If you have more or less than 12 delegates to train please contact us for a personalised quote. 

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