CIEH Health and safety in the workplace level 2

Candidates should appreciate the nature of health and
safety and be able to:
i State the consequences of poor health and safety
standards and the benefits of good standards.
ii Give common types and causes of
work-related accidents and ill health.
iii Give examples of occupational, environmental and
human factors that can affect health and safety.
iv Understand the importance of risk assessment in
maintaining a healthy safe environment

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

Guide Price: 60

Delivery: Classroom
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