Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

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Alexandra Gate Business Centre

2 Alexandra Gate

Ffordd Pengam


CF24 2SA

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The course provides essential knowledge and understanding of health and safety for employees working in any sector of business and will enable them to contribute to the overall health and safety in the workplace.

Course Details

· Health & Safety at work/Health & Safety law

· Prevention of accidents and ill health

· Risk assessment/First aid at work

· Personal Protective Equipment

· Workplace Health, Safety and welfare

· Work equipment/Electricity/Fire prevention

· Occupational Health/Hazardous substances

· Ergonomics and workstation design

· Manual handling/Noise and vibration

· Transport at work

· Working at height

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day delegates will:

· Know that Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business

· Have an awareness of legislative requirements for Health and Safety in the workplace

· Understand that everyone within a business has responsibilities for the Health and Safety of themselves and those affected by their work activities

· Understand the importance of preventing and reporting accidents

· Understand the concepts and benefits of risk assessment

· Be able to identify common occupational hazards and their controls

· Know and understand how the conditions in a workplace can present hazards and cause accidents

· Know and understand the meaning of the term 'welfare provision at work', the importance of personal hygiene and the facilities required to ensure personal hygiene and health

· Know and understand the meanings of different types of safety signs and the hazards that they indicate

· Know and understand the importance of the provision of first aid equipment, facilities and procedures and the role of trained first aid personnel

· Know and understand the types of personal protective equipment available and the hazards against which they provide protection

Who Should Attend

The course is aimed at:

· All employees in workplaces

· Persons preparing to return to work


The course lasts for one day.


The course will be assessed by a 30 question multi-choice examination.

All successful candidates will receive the nationally recognised Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace qualification.


The fees below are based on delegates attending one of our open courses.

If you have four or more people requiring training, you might find it more cost effective for us to deliver the training in-house.

Contact us on 029 2070 3328 or training@penarth.co.uk for more details.


The course costs £250 + VAT per delegate and payment is required when booking the course.

The fees cover the cost of the training, all course materials, refreshments throughout the day, a light lunch, examination fees and a certificate.

Course Leaders

The courses are presented by experienced health and safety professionals.

Penarth Management has UKAS accredited certification to ISO9001 (Quality), ISO14001 (Environmental) and OHSAS18001 (Occupational Health & Safety) for the provision of management consultancy and the preparation and delivery of training courses.

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