HABC Level 2 Award in Health & Safety Awareness

An introduction to health and safety, this qualification provides candidates with a good understanding and knowledge of health and safety in the workplace

Type of Course: Health Safety & Environment
Course Reference: HTPP-030

The HABC Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace aims to provide employees with a health and safety understanding which will enable them to contribute to any health and safety management system.

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This course will cover key topics in regard to health and safety such as: 

  • Legislation 
  • Health 
  • Safety 
  • Welfare 
  • The workplace and workplace equipment 
  • Risk assessment 
  • Manual handling 
  • Hazardous substances 
  • Ergonomics and workstation design 
  • Transport and vehicles 
  • Noise and vibration 

In particular the programme will enable the participant to: 

  • Work in a safe and healthy manner and contribute to improving health and safety within an          organisation’s policy. 
  • Identify key hazards in their own workplace. 
  • Understand the importance of health and safety rules and working procedures. 
  • Report potential health and safety problems. 
  • Be responsible for their own actions.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the roles and duties for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Understand the process of the risk assessment
  • Understand how risk assessments improve health and safety at work
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health in the workplace

“Well laid out course, interactive tasks and approachable tutor, good basic course with useful information” (Ben Martin – AGI Amary)

  • Live Online 
  • Face-to-Face (Currently not available due to Covid-19 pandemic)

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1 day followed by a multiple choice course assessment at the end of the training to gain certification.