This qualification provides learners with an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in a workplace, common causes of accidents, near misses and ill-health, emergency procedures and the importance or recording accidents, near misses and ill-health.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • By the end of the course the learner will:

    • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
    • Understand the process of risk assessment
    • Understand how risk assessments improve health and safety at work
    • Know the procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health in the workplace