This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of health and safety emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. It also details the need for a structured management approach to health and safety and the key factors in implementing health and safety policy.
Accidents and illness can result in disability, death or incapacity for work. The supervisor is in an ideal position to influence, monitor and train employees. They can also ensure that managers are informed, persuaded, encouraged or pressured into providing for better health and safety standards.
Who is it for?
This qualification has been designed for managers, supervisors and team leaders, or those who are preparing to start work at this level, to gain a good understanding of health and safety that would be relevant within their workplace.
PREREQUISITE A basic knowledge of health and safety issues, or Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the workplace (or equivalent).
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace.
This course is delivered over 3 days
What will I learn?
- The legal framework relating to health and safety at work
- The main causes of injuries and ill health at work
- Safety management systems
- The costs associated with accidents and ill health
- The benefits of risk assessment and the different types available
- Understanding workplace hazards and minimising ill health and injuries
- Managing the effects of accidents and incidents in the workplace
You will be assessed through a 2 hour multiple choice question paper (60 questions – pass mark 40) completed under exam conditions at the end of the final day.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
- Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)
- Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)