Health and Safety

Accredited Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Qualification Summary

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. It also provides learners with an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in a workplace, common causes of accidents, near misses and ill-health, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health.

Accredited Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Qualification Overview

All learners must be instructed to bring photograph identification

Total Cost £57.50 ex VAT

Course duration 1 day

When? Please contact the office for up and coming dates. We can also deliver this as a closed course for you, at your venue (minimum of 10 people required).

Lessons and assessment will cover

  • The importance of appropriate training, policies and practice relating to Health and Safety
  • Understand the basis of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and common duty of care.
  • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Outline employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
  • Outline the consequences for non- compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
  • Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
  • Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
  • Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment
  • Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
  • Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces
  • Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment
  • Describe and understand the principle of the risk control hierarchy
  • List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
  • Understand and state the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health
  • Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace
  • List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid 
  • Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health

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Tiff: 07526 739152 or email

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