health and safety
characteristics of a
healthy, safe workplace
Health and Safety Level 2
Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2
Gain the qualification that will give you an understanding of health and safety that can be applied in any work place. This 1 day Award in Health and Safety is a qualification that is designed to provide basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of Health and Safety for employees working within any sector. It will provide learners with the ability to contribute to the overall health and safety culture of the organisation.
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 it is a legal requirement that employers provide free training in health and safety. This course fulfils that legal requirement. This is a qualification designed to provide basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of health and safety for employees working within any sector.
Employers have responsibilities for the health and safety of their employees. They are also responsible for any visitors to their premises such as customers, suppliers and the general public. As an employee, you have rights, and you have responsibilities for your own wellbeing and that of your colleagues.
Awarded by Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Define health and safety and its significance
- Explain the costs and benefits to businesses of good/poor health and safety
- Explain the roles of government, local authorities, employers and employees
- Outline the main features of current health and safety legislation
- List and describe the most common types of workplace injuries and accidents
- Identify and describe common hazards in the workplace
- Identify measures to prevent injuries and accidents
- Outline control measures for the most common workplace hazards
- Explain the significance of health and safety policies and good working practices
- Describe the main characteristics of a healthy, safe workplace
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