Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2


The Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that helps delegates develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

Course NAME

Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2

DURATION 1 day
FROM £80.00
MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR Workplace Level 2 RQF/LEVEL 5 SCQF certificate by First Aid Awards (FAA)
ELIGIBILITY 18+ years, right to work in UK

COURSE UNITS
1

Penalties for non-compliance


2

Training and competence in the workplace


3

Communicating health and safety information


4

Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy


5

Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards


6

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


ASSESSMENT

Multiple choice question exam and practical exercises

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What is the Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 training course?

By law, it is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business.

This includes providing sufficient information, instruction and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk.

The Health and Safety in the Workplace Level course is designed to provide employees with the understanding of legal responsibilities, accident prevention and an overview of some of the key areas of workplace health and safety.

What is health and safety?

When it comes to the work environment, employees are entitled to work in environments where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. These health and safety risks should be kept to an absolute minimum, this can range from faulty plug sockets to lights not working.

What is the importance of health and safety in the workplace?

Under UK health and safety law, the primary responsibility in ensuring health and safety standards in the workplace is down to employers. Employers have a duty to consult with their employees, or their representatives, on health and safety matters.

What is the health and safety in the workplace act?

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is a UK legislation that lays down wide-ranging duties and responsibilities regarding health and safety regulations on employers.

According to the act, employers must protect the 'health, safety and welfare' at work of all their employees at all times. This also applies to temps, casual workers, the self-employed, clients, visitors and the general public.

The Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 training course covers all the legal requirements expected of employers and will give delegates a better understand of their part in upholding and following the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 while on working premises.

Health and safety certificate

On successful completion of the Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 training course, candidates will be awarded a Health and Safety in The Workplace Level 2 RQF/LEVEL 5 SCQF certificate by First Aid Awards (FAA) who are regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation.

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The health and safety in the workplace level 2 course is suitable for workers of all abilities and is designed to maintain deligates health and safety knowledge.

Taking the health and safety in the workplace level 2 course will provides learners with a wide range range of health and safety related information, including an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents.

Yes, upon completion of the health and safety in the workplace level 2 course, delegates will receive a Level 2 RQF/LEVEL 5 SCQF certificate by First Aid Awards (FAA) who are regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation.

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