Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2

Health and Safety in Workplace

Health and safety training is recommended for staff at all levels of an organisation. This stimulating and thought provoking programme explains how health and safety should be managed in any working environment. It outlines the basics understanding of health and safety law and how organisations and individuals can become liable for health and safety offences. Roles and responsibilities for health and safety are discussed by reference to the key legislation and the trainer will explore with the delegates how these responsibilities are managed in practice in different types of organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of health and safety law, liability and enforcement
  • Insight into statutory duties
  • An explanation of the principles of health and safety management in the workplace and an understanding of who should be responsible for different aspects of health and safety
  • A practical explanation of risk assessment and what constitutes a suitable and sufficient assessment
  • An increased knowledge of the typical hazards in a workplace and how these should be managed
  • Knowing the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
  • Overview of Management of Health and Safety
  • Introduction to key elements of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Understanding of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

Training Methods

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.

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