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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This online course is for all employees and provides a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace. The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text. Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This online course is for all employees and provides a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace. The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text. Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

This online course is for all employees and provides a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace.

The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text. Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

Course overview

By the end of the course learners should be able to:

  • Outline employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
  • Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
  • Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
  • Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment
  • Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill-health at work
  • Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces
  • Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment
  • Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy
  • List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
  • State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill-health
  • Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace
  • List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid
  • Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill-health

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The web-based system comes with a powerful yet easy-to-use reporting engine, so you can check on learner progress and be alerted to any concerns that are raised through our innovative self-assessment surveys, which can be included as part of the course. 

Our Enterprise system includes:

  • Software as a service: hosted by us, we do all the IT
  • Full implementation support including system training
  • Regular system updates
  • Free course updates
  • Simple yet secure login
  • Configurable alerts system – emails sent where you want, when you want
  • Management dashboard – see at a glance where attention is required
  • Automatic refresher training notifications – never have to remind people again​
  • Fast and friendly support service by telephone and email
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