Health and Safety Principles in the Workplace Level 1 (VTQ)

29,000.00

Take your Health and Safety Training to the next level and learn how to keep everyone more safe in your workplace.

Description

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a comprehensive course in health and safety awareness. It is designed to meet the Health and Safety regulations and covers regulations, precautions, planning, risk assessing, PPE, individual sectors, what causes accidents, employer/employee responsibilities, RIDDOR, COSHH, first aid, workstation/VDU safety, working at heights, gas safety, occupational health, infection control, electricity, enforcement and the dangers and links in the regulations in fire and manual handling.

Includes the latest HSE guidance on Coronavirus COVID 19 and enforcement

This course is available fully online or nationally through our network of approved instructors as a one day course.

Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE LEVEL 2 (VTQ) AT A GLANCE

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 3 hours and 24 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate

 

  • Employers
  • Business owners
  • Managers
  • Health and Safety reps
  • Employees
  • Higher risk businesses for induction
  • Fire Wardens
  • Fire marshals

This course comes with 4.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 3 hours and 24 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • What is Health and Safety
  • Why is Health and Safety Important
  • Causes of Accidents
  • Workplace Illness
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Acts and Regulations
  • RIDDOR
  • Accident Reporting
  • COSHH Regulations & Data Sheets
  • Health and Safety Regulations and Policy
  • Employee Welfare
  • Employer and Employee’s Responsibilities
  • HASAWA and MHSWR Law Regulations
  • Employee’s Training
  • Manager’s Role
  • Self Employed
  • Enforcement
  • Penalties for Non-Compliance of H&S Laws
  • Workplace Policies and Procedures
  • Risk Assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safety Warning Signs
  • Fire – Causes and What to Do
  • Manual Handling
  • Guidelines for Lifting
  • Working at Height
  • Work-related disorders and diseases
  • Hazards and Control Measures
  • Reporting Problems
  • First Aid Planning and Basic Advice

Learning Outcomes
1     Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
1.1  Outline employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
1.2  Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
1.3  Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
1.4  Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
2     Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
2.1  Define the terms 'hazard' and 'risk'
2.2  Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment
2.3  Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work
3     Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
3.1  Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces
3.2  Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment
3.3  Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy
3.4  List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
4     Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
4.1  State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health
4.2  Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace
4.3  List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid
4.4 Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health

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