The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at all employees. It is intended for learners already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young persons to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience and into employment.
Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.
1 Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace.
1.1 Outline employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
1.2 Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
1.3 Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
1.4 Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
2 Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety.
2.1 Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
2.2 Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment
2.3 Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work
3 Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards.
3.1 Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces
3.2 Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment
3.3 Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy
3.4 List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
4 Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace.
4.1 State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health
4.2 Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace
4.3 List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid
4.4 Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health
Whilst we have open courses this course can also be delivered on-site for 4 or more staff contact to discuss fees.
16 years + At Level 1 in Literacy & Numeracy Any concerns speak to us, you will be assessed using a multiple choice question paper
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance
This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.
Warrington, WA1 1TD
9:00am - 4:30pm
Classroom based for one day only.
Non-accredited external qualification
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