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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