Level 1 Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace Training

Level 1 Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace Training

Course Content

The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • What is meant by health and safety at work
  • The key terms used in health and safety
  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • The main legal responsibilities of employers and employees with respect to health, safety and welfare in the workplace
The scope of hazards and risks in the workplace
  • The hazards and risks with reference to:
    • Slips trips and falls
    • Working at heights
    • Manual handling
    • Hazardous substances
    • Machinery and vehicles
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Stress
The range of workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
  • The benefits of maintaining a tidy, well organised workplace
  • The importance of maintaining suitable environmental conditions
  • The welfare facilities that should be provided
  • The different classes of health and safety signage
The requirements for workplace procedures
  • The need for reporting accidents, ill health, dangerous events and near misses
  • The purpose of first-aid provision
  • The types and uses of personal protective equipment
  • The importance of personal hygiene

Level 1 Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is a qualification intended for learners working in any environment, including Retail, Manufacturing, Food premises and the Care environment. It is also suitable for those who are returning to work or starting work for the first time.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including contractors, visitors and suppliers.

e-Learning course available

This course is also available as e-Learning - see Health and Safety Level 1 e-Learning Course.

Course Length

1/2 day.

Assessment

1 multiple choice exam.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace

Pricing

Call 0800 999 4 112

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