Health And Safety Training With Waterland
QCF Level 1
Designed to make candidates aware of the key health and safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm in the workplace.
Who benifits from this qualification? Everyone entering the workplace for the first time – either as part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment – and those starting a new job, as part of their induction programme.
Why is this training important? It is a legal requirement for employers to provide health and safety training to employees. The QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace provides a starting point from which more detailed health and safety training (e.g. Level 2) or job-specific training can follow. Learning outcomes Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace Identify the hazards and risks related to the workplace Understand workplace health and safety procedure.
Duration 4 hrs
QCF Level 2
Designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. This qualification can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.
Who needs this qualification? Anyone in a work environment, especially safety reprensentatives,
Why is this training important? Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.
Learning outcomes. Understanding the principles of health and safety and accident prevention, ability to contribute to any health and safety management system. Understand the importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention. Understand the responsibilities placed on employers and employees. Understand the hazard, risk and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration). Understand the importance of following systems, procedures and rules. Understand how individual action can reduce risks to health and safety appreciate how workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety.
Duration One DayCourse Booking