Health and Safety



RSPH Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This Level 1 qualification is designed to provide candidates with a basic knowledge relating to health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

The emphasis is on making the individual safe for him/herself, safe for others and capable of identifying potential hazards. "Health and Safety" takes as its starting point the fact that most accidents are attributable to a lack of knowledge or carelessness and that the key to improvement is increased awareness on everybody's part.

The qualification is suitable for everyone about to enter employment or who has just started work, and is also applicable to young people as part of their preparation for work experience.

To achieve this qualification a candidate must:

1. Understand the importance of health, safety and welfare standards in the workplace

2. Know how hazards and risks are controlled in the workplace

3. Be aware of the main causes and effects of poor health and safety at work

4. Understand how health and safety information is communicated in the workplace

Assessment:

Attainment of the Learning Outcomes will be assessed by a multiple-choice questions.


RSPH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This qualification is aimed at those who require a better understanding of health and safety for within the workplace.

The emphasis is on making the employee safe for him/herself, safe for others and capable of identifying potential hazards. "Health and Safety" takes as its starting point the fact that most accidents are attributable to a lack of knowledge or carelessness and that the key to improvement is increased awareness on everybody's part.
 
Holders of this qualification will understand the general principles of health and safety in the workplace, the nature of hazards and risks in the workplace and their possible effects, and hazards and risks likely to affect the occupational health of individuals.
 
This short programme is usually delivered over one day.

To achieve this qualification a candidate must:

1. Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

2. Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety

3. Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards

4. Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace

Assessment:

Attainment of the Learning Outcomes will be assessed by a 40 minute test consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions.

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