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Health and Safety Level 2 (QCF)


What is it?

All businesses have a legal obligation to ensure employees are protected from harm in the workplace. This level 2 Award in Health & Safety helps fulfil those legal requirements as it meets nationally recognised standards. The course is suitable for individuals at all levels and by improving their knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety helps to keep everyone safe and minimises risks.


Who is it for?

Everyone, whether self-employed or working for a small, medium or large organisation needs to undertake Health & Safety training so that everyone is kept safe and risks are minimised. This level 2 course in Health & Safety, which is suitable for all levels, enables individuals to improve their knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety and in doing so can lead to greater efficiency, lower costs and less absenteeism.



1 Day


What will I learn?

  • 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

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