Level 2 – Health & Safety in the Workplace

This course is ideal for anyone with responsibility for any aspect of health and safety across sectors including facilities, catering care, logistics/warehousing and light construction.
The course provides a thorough overview of key legislation, safety management processes, risk assessment and prevention.

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How it works?

Health and safety matters
Common accidents and illnesses
Factors affecting health and safety
Costs and benefits
Health and safety principles
Hazards and risks
Responsibilities at work
Company health and safety policy
Health and safety inspectors
Putting things right
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Manual handling
Possible injuries
Manual handling operations regulations
Making life easier
Doing it right
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A safe workplace
Aches and pains
Identifying issues
Rethinking the workspace
Alcohol and drugs
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Fire and electrics
Fire: common causes
The fire triangle
Fighting fire
Fire safety features
Avoiding accidents
Electrical equipment safety
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Working safely
Structural safety features
Heating and cooling
Identifying hazards
Safety signs
Using machinery
Operating machinery
Personal protective equipment
PPE and hygiene
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Workplace hazards
Hazardous substances
Example of dangers of exposure – dermatitis
Assessing the risk
Preventing exposure
Training and authorisation
Safe working procedures
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Vehicles, noise and heights
Environmental changes
What is noise?
Risk assessment
Noise control measures
Working at height
Planning and organising
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When things go wrong
Aggression and violence
Slips, trips and falls
First aid
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Excellent for:

  • Legislation.
  • Health.
  • Safety.
  • Welfare.
  • The workplace and workplace equipment.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Hazardous substances.
  • Ergonomics and workstation design.
  • Transport and vehicles.
  • Noise and vibration.

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