CIEH Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace

Course Overview:

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health launched their Basic Health & Safety Certificate in 1987.  The Basic Health and Safety Certificate represents the foundation of knowledge required by everyone.

Intended for all employees within a workplace, providing essential understanding of Health & Safety issues.

Course Objectives:

On successful completion of the training programme and assessment, candidates will be able to understand the following:

  • H&S requirements placed on employers and employees
  • Hazard and risk and the main causes of harm to workers
  • Health, safety and welfare provisions in the workplace
  • The importance of following safe systems of work, procedures and rules
  • Hazards and controls in respect to both safety and occupational health risks
  • How their own actions can reduce risks to H&S

Course Content:

Part 1

  • Introduction
  • H&S Law
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Welfare

Part 2

  • The workplace and work equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Manual Handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Working at heights
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Noise and vibration

Duration: One Day

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