Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Training

Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Training

Course Content

Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
  • The consequences for noncompliance with health and safety legislation
  • The requirements for training and competence in the workplace
  • The ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
How risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • The terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
  • The process for carrying out a risk assessment
  • How risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work
How to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
  • The hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces
  • How hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment
  • The principle of the risk control hierarchy
  • Examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
The procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
  • The common causes of workplace accidents and ill health
  • The actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace
  • The arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid
  • Why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health

Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at all employees. It is intended for those already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young persons to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience and into employment.

Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

e-Learning course available

This course is also available as e-Learning - see Health and Safety Level 2 e-Learning Course.

Course Length

1 day.


1 multiple choice exam.


Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace


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