The Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety (QCF) is designed for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills associated with workplace health and safety.
Designed to also ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public.
This qualification can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.
It is suitable as preparation for employment or for learners in employment wishing to extend their knowledge and skills.
The areas covered include general health and safety, use of display screen equipment, fire safety, control of hazardous substances (COSHH) and manual handling.
The objectives of the qualification are to prepare learners for employment, for further programmes of learning or to provide CPD for learners in employment.
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.
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