Health and safety at work Level 2
This informative and interactive course forms part of mandatory training providing delegates with the knowledge and understanding of health and safety at work. This course caters for newcomers to the organisation or industry. Employers have an ethical obligation to keep their people, themselves and others healthy and safe. It will cover the principal aspects, elements, procedures and duties of employers and employees. It also highlights the consequences of non-compliance with health and safety legislation, the requirements for training and competence and the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated.
Learners will come from diverse employment and education backgrounds and will be of all ages.
Focus is placed on the definitions of ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’, including the main hazards found in a range of workplaces and how they can cause harm, as well as the common causes of workplace accidents and ill-health. It includes the process for carrying out a risk assessment, illustrating how risk assessments can be used to reduce accidents and ill-health.
- Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
- Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
- Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
- Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
CPD Credits: 6
6 hours/ full day
The trainer will carry out ongoing assessment. learners will be expected to participate in class activities, group discussions and question and answers session.
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Training can be delivered at locations to suit customers or at one of our training venues.