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Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace

Highfield Awarding Organisation

This Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course is a one-day course designed to give delegates an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees for good health and safety in the workplace.

Who should complete the course?

Employees from any sector who are interested in health and safety within the workplace

N.B. Delegates must be 14 years of age or above.


  • To improve the health and safety knowledge and awareness of all delegates
  • To be informative and enjoyable


By the end of the course, delegates will have the skills to:

  • Know the principles of health and safety
  • Be able to apply that knowledge to reduce the risk of injury to themselves and others
  • List relevant Legislation and know the consequences of non-compliance
  • List the benefits of good health and safety
  • Apply the 5 Steps to Risk Assessment
  • Discuss Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations
  • Identify Warning signs
  • Discuss Environmental Health and Safety
Course Content

Course Content

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Accidents and ill health
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Health and safety law
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Vehicles at work
  • Fire safety
  • First aid
  • Work equipment
  • Electricity
  • Occupational health
  • Noise and vibration
  • Ergonomics and work-station design
  • Manual handling
  • Working at height


6 hours


Written multiple-choice assessment.

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