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There are many risks within the workplace, and in order for the workplace to remain hazard-free, employers need to have an understanding of these risks so that they can prevent it. The Level 2 – Health and Safety in the Workplace course is designed to give individuals an understanding of workplace risks and hazards and why implementing health and safety measures are vital. Learn how to safeguard your place of work by implementing health and safety principles. The course will focus on the right health and safety policies and will give learners an understanding of occupational health, the importance of reporting hazards, and how to monitor and maintain a safe workplace.

The Level 2 – Health and Safety in the Workplace course will introduce learners to the importance of health and safety policies, creating a safe workplace, how not to compromise on health and safety principles, conducting risk assessments, avoiding accidents, manual handling of operations regulations, learning first aid and fire safety in case emergencies

Learners who have completed the Level 1 course can progress to the Level 2 – Health and Safety in the Workplace course. Employers must take the responsibility of ensuring that the workplace environment is safe so that their employees’ health and safety are in no way put at risk. It is a comprehensive course that gives learners in-depth understanding of health and safety rules and regulations implemented in workplaces in the United Kingdom.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

 What will I learn?

  • Learn why employers should implement health and safety policies within the workplace.
  • Give your employees the proper training on workplace health and safety.
  • Learn how to identify potential risks and hazards within the workplace.
  • Report potential risks within the workplace that can otherwise lead to unnecessary incidents.
  • Learn about hazardous substances within the workplace.
  • Employers must understand the legal responsibility that is placed upon them when they have subordinates working under them in terms of health and safety principles.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • All employees of all levels
  • New employees who are taking the health and safety induction training

Entry Requirement

  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in health and safety in the workplace

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Level 2 – Health and Safety in the Workplace you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the Level 2 – Health and Safety in the Workplace you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to https://www.payscale.com. The certification will enable employees in the capacity of Junior and Senior employees, including Supervisors and Managers to attain high earning positions within the industry.

  • Team Leader – £24,189 per annum
  • Supervisor – £25,551 per annum
  • Project Manager – £38,184 per annum

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1: Health and safety matters
1.1 Introduction 00:00:00
1.2 Common accidents and illnesses 00:00:00
1.3 Factors affecting health and safety 00:00:00
1.4 Costs and benefits 00:00:00
1.5 Health and safety principles 00:00:00
1.6 Hazards and risks 00:00:00
1.7 Responsibilities at work 00:00:00
1.8 Company health and safety policy 00:00:00
1.9 Health and safety inspectors 00:00:00
1.10 Putting things right 00:00:00
1.11 Module summary 00:00:00
2: A safe workplace
2.1 Introduction 00:00:00
2.2 Aches and pains 00:00:00
2.3 Identifying issues 00:00:00
2.4 Rethinking the workspace 00:00:00
2.5 Alcohol and drugs 00:00:00
2.6 Module summary 00:00:00
3: Working safely
3.1 Introduction 00:00:00
3.2 Structural safety features 00:00:00
3.3 Heating and cooling 00:00:00
3.4 Identifying hazards 00:00:00
3.5 Safety signs 00:00:00
3.6 Using machinery 00:00:00
3.7 Operating machinery 00:00:00
3.8 Personal protective equipment 00:00:00
3.9 PPE and hygiene 00:00:00
3.10 Module summary 00:00:00
4: Vehicles, noise and heights
4.1 Introduction 00:00:00
4.2 Accidents 00:00:00
4.3 Environmental changes 00:00:00
4.4 What is noise? 00:00:00
4.5 Vibration 00:00:00
4.6 Risk assessment 00:00:00
4.7 Noise control measures 00:00:00
4.8 Working at height 00:00:00
4.9 Planning and organising 00:00:00
4.10 Module summary 00:00:00
5: Manual handling
5.1 Introduction 00:00:00
5.2 Possible injuries 00:00:00
5.3 Manual handling operations regulations 00:00:00
5.4 Making life easier 00:00:00
5.5 Doing it right 00:00:00
5.6 Module summary 00:00:00
6: Fire and electrics
6.1 Introduction 00:00:00
6.2 Fire: common causes 00:00:00
6.3 The fire triangle 00:00:00
6.5 Fire safety features 00:00:00
6.6 Avoiding accidents 00:00:00
6.7 Electrical equipment safety 00:00:00
6.8 Module summary 00:00:00
7: CoSHH
7.1 Introduction 00:00:00
7.2 Workplace hazards 00:00:00
7.3 Hazardous substances 00:00:00
7.4 Example of dangers of exposure – dermatitis 00:00:00
7.5 Assessing the risk 00:00:00
7.6 Preventing exposure 00:00:00
7.7 Training and authorisation 00:00:00
7.8 Safe working procedures 00:00:00
7.9 Module summary 00:00:00
8: When things go wrong
8.1 Introduction 00:00:00
8.2 Aggression and violence 00:00:00
8.3 Slips, trips and falls 00:00:00
8.4 First aid 00:00:00
8.5 Accidents 00:00:00
8.6 Module summary 00:00:00

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    This course was really interesting and had lots of very useful information. It was clearly illustrated and enjoyable.

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