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Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974  (also referred to as HSWA, the HSW Act, the 1974 Act or HASAWA) is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain. The Health and Safety Executive, with local authorities (and other enforcing authorities) is responsible for enforcing the Act and a number of other Acts and Statutory Instruments relevant to the working environment.

Our training enables you to improve  your health and safety and wellbeing of co- workers at all levels, and brings business benefits. This course is designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. The Health and Safety training qualification can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.


Qualification name 
Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace 

Who needs this qualification?

Anyone in a work environment.


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: 1 day programme
Assessment: Multiple choice exam
Health and Safety in the office environment
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  • CIEH Work-based learning Introductory Level Occupational Health and Safety
This is for learners new to the subject, for example new employees in a food preparation environment. They will be working within a clear management structure under direct supervision and following clear procedures to complete well-defined routine tasks. The Health and Safety training course is tailored to fit to you're learning, at a pace and scale that suits you giving you greater flexibility. 

Assessment materials:
Test papers multiple choice questions
Health and Safety in the workplace
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  • CIEH Work-based learning Foundation Level Occupational Health and Safety
At this stage, the learners are 'knowledgeable doers' within a management system. They have a basic background knowledge and understanding and will be working to some extent on their own, completing routine tasks, following procedures and implementing controls, while being monitored by a supervisor. This The Health and Safety training course is tailored to fit learners, at a pace and scale that suits them giving them greater flexibility in their learning. 
Assessment materials:
Test papers multiple choice questions
Health and Safety Training
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  • CIEH Work-based Learning Intermediate Level Occupational Health and Safety
This is a level suitable for learners on the path to supervisory roles within a management structure, who have responsibility for instructing and training their colleagues on tasks and procedures, monitoring working practices and control procedures, taking corrective action where necessary reporting to management. Again this The Health and Safety training course tailored to fit learners, at a pace and scale that suits them giving them greater flexibility in their learning.

Assessment materials:
Test papers multiple choice questions

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Useful links

Health and Safety Executive

http://www.hse.gov.uk/index.htm