Health & Safety in the Workplace

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Course Overview:

The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is ideal for all employees, as it helps candidates develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

What’s covered?

 Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
Health and safety laws, including:
• Penalties for non-compliance
• Training and competence in the workplace
• Communicating health and safety information
Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
Identifying and controlling risks from common
workplace hazards:
• Slips, trips and falls
• Manual handling
• Fire safety
• Working from height
• Electricity
• Hazardous substances
• Workplace conditions
• Ergonomics
• Equipment
• Noise and vibration
• Transport and vehicles
• Violence
• Smoking, alcohol and drugs
• Stress
Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
Recording incidents, accidents and ill health

Successful delegates are awarded a QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in theWorkplace (RQF)