This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in health and safety awareness. It is designed to meet the Health and Safety regulations and covers regulations, precautions, planning, risk assessing, PPE, individual sectors, what causes accidents, employer/employee responsibilities, RIDDOR, COSHH, first aid, workstation/VDU safety, working at heights, gas safety, occupational health, infection control, electricity, enforcement and the dangers and links in the regulations in fire and manual handling.
This course is available fully online or nationally through our network of approved instructors as a half day course with a guided learning hours of 4. Our more popular course is the Heath & Safety Level 2 course which can also be taken 100% online or nationally through our instructor network.
Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification.
This course comes with 3.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 29 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
1 Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace
1.1 State what is meant by health and safety at work.
1.2 Define the key terms used in health and safety.
1.3 State the main legal responsibilities of employers and employees with respect to health, safety and welfare in the workplace.
2 Understand the scope of hazards and risks in the workplace
2.1 Indicate the hazards and risks with reference to Slips trips and falls, working at heights, manual handling, hazardous substances, machinery and vehicles, electricity, fire and stress.
3 Understand the range of workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
3.1 Identify the benefits of maintaining a tidy, well-organised workplace.
3.2 State the importance of maintaining suitable environmental conditions.
3.3 Outline the welfare facilities that should be provided.
3.4 Identify the different classes of health and safety signage.
4 Understand the requirements for workplace procedures
4.1 Explain the need for reporting accidents, ill health, dangerous events and near misses.
4.2 Identify the purpose of first aid provision.
4.3 Identify the types and uses of personal protective equipment.
4.4 Outline the importance of personal hygiene.
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