health and safety

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace - CIEH accredited


On completion of the course, candidates will be competent in:

  • Health & Safety First Principles
Who is this course for?
Unit content

Session 1- Introduction to health and safety and safety law

  • Health and Safety
  • What causes harm to persons at work and others
  • Cost and benefits of health and safety
  • Legal matters

Session 2 - Health and Welfare

  • Occupational health and common work-related health problems
  • General common controls
  • Welfare facilities including first aid
  • Smoking, alcohol and drugs

Session 3 - Safety

  • Safety, accidents and accident reporting
  • Slips, trips and fall– hazards and controls
  • Electricity-hazard and controls
  • Fire– hazard and controls

Session 4 - The workplace and work equipment

  • Workplaces and work premises
  • Maintenance of workplaces
  • Work equipment

Session 5 - Risk assessment, manual handling and hazardous substances

  • Risk assessment
  • Risk control
  • Manual Handling
  • Hazardous substances

Session 6 - Ergonomics, working at height, transport and noise and vibration

  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Working at height
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Noise and vibration
Course duration

1 Day
Start 8:30 am
Finish Approx. 3:30 pm