QA Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Duration: One day
Ofqual Regulated Qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards: Yes
Suggested progression: IOSH Managing Safely or NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
Did you know that 30.4 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2014/15? (Source HSE)
It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk.
The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is ideal for all employees, as it helps candidates develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment. What’s more, not only is this a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, it is also fully supported by Pro-skills, making it the ideal health and safety course for organisations throughout the UK.
This qualification covers the following topics:
- 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
- Hazardous substances
- Workplace conditions
- Noise and vibration
- Transport and vehicles
- Smoking, alcohol and drugs
- Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
- Recording incidents, accidents and ill health
The course will conclude with candidates undertaking a multi-choice examination, the successful completion of which will result in the awarding of a Level 2 Certificate in Health & Safety in the Workplace (QCF) which is an Ofqual Regulated Qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.
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