The Health and Safety at Work Act requires charities and community groups to protect the health and safety of their employees, service users, members of the public and volunteers.
Our Level 2 Award In Health and Safety takes you through the basic steps you need to follow to comply with the law – whether in an office, shop, hall or at an event. This course is suitable for employees, volunteers, committee members and trustees. You will learn to identify hazards to yourself and your colleagues and recognise how your own actions can reduce risks and prevent accidents.
- The workplace and workplace equipment
- Risk assessment
- Manual handling
- Hazardous substances
- Ergonomics and workstation design
- Transport and vehicles
- Noise and vibration
Benefits to You
You will leave with a thorough understanding of health and safety principles and their legal framework. You will also develop a positive and proportionate approach to health and safety that will be useful in a range of working environments.
This course is assessed by a 30 question multiple choice paper which is marked by the awarding body QualSafe.
Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford
Burgess Well House, Coval Lane,
Located in central Chelmsford opposite Halford House. Entry at side of the building past some grey gates. 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and close to bus station. We strongly recommend using Park & Ride or for details of car parking see here. If you choose to drive, use the postcode CM1 1TD for best satnav results.
31 January 2020
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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