ENDORSED PROGRAMMES

INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT (ILM) ENDORSED PROGRAMMES

LEVEL 2 AWARD IN HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE CERTIFICATION

The Level 2 Award is aimed at all employees and provides essential knowledge & understanding of health & safety in the workplace, including duties under UK health & safety legislation.

Accredited by Ofqual in the Qualifications & Credit Framework (QCF).

QUALIFICATION CONTENT

  • The main duties of employers & employees
  • Consequences of non-compliance with health & safety legislation
  • Requirements for training and competence
  • The ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
  • Definitions of ‘hazard’ & ‘risk’
  • The main hazards found in a range of workplaces
  • How hazards can cause harm
  • The common causes of workplace accidents & ill-health
  • The process for carrying out a risk assessment
  • How risk assessments can be used to reduce accidents & ill-health
  • The risk control hierarchy
  • Risk controls for common workplace hazards
  • Arrangements for emergencies & first aid
  • The importance of recording all incidents, accidents & ill-health