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Health and Safety Level 2
This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure that you work safely and in accordance with Health and Safety legislation. It ensures employees are fully aware of the importance of safety in the workplace.
Employers are, by law, responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions for all employees. This course covers general health and safety issues and highlights the importance of adhering to good health and safety practices.
By taking this course you will:
understand your responsibilities with regard to Health & Safety legislation
understand the importance of risk assessment and your responsibilities associated with this risk
identify the different types of accidents and how to prevent them
understand how to lift and carry heavy loads safely
understand how fire starts and how this can be prevented
identify the different types of fire extinguishers and how they should be used
understand how to identity hazardous substances and the dangers associated with these
Course coverage also includes reporting procedures as well as Accidents at Work, Hazards in the Workplace, Minor Hazards, Safety Signs, Emergency Escapes, Control of Hazardous Substances and Fire Prevention.
You can learn at your own pace and you'll have 6 months to complete your training. Your access to the course finishes once it has been fully completed. This Health and Safety Level 2* course is mapped to National Occupational Standards and endorsed by Proskills Sector Skills Council.
This course covers the following topics:
Section 1: Health And Safety At Work
Health & safety at work, Roles and responsibilities, The role of the health and safety inspector, Reporting procedures.
Section 2: Risk Assessment
Risk assessment, The 5 steps.
Section 3: Accidents At Work
Accidents at work, Type of accidents, Hazards in the workplace, Major hazards, Minor hazards, Workplace hazards, Safety signs, Identify the signs.
Section 4: Manual Handling
Manual Handling, How to lift safely.
Section 5: The Control Of Hazardous Substance
The control of hazardous substances, COSHH responsibilities, Identifying hazardous substances, Effects of hazardous substances.
Section 6: Fire Prevention
How fire starts, The dangers of fire Fire Hazards, Fire hazard awareness, Fire extinguishers, The 4 types of fire extinguisher, In the event of a fire, Identifying fire extinguishers.
Section 7: First Aid At Work
First aid at work, Fist aid responsibilities, The first aid box, Injuries and Illnesses at work, Dealing with emergencies, The primary survey, Basic life support (CPR), The secondary survey, The recovery position.
Section 8: Health And Hygiene At Work
Promoting a "welfare at work provision", Good personal hygiene, Washing hands, Stress in the workplace, Causes of stress, Behavioural problems, Smoking, Common food allergies, Food allergies.
The certificate can be downloaded from within the course once the learning has been completed. It provides formal evidence that training has been completed (endorsed by Proskills Sector Skills Council, the Institute of Hospitality [IOH], the Scottish Qualifications Authority [SQA] and Quality Marked by the Hospitality Guild).
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