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9. Level 2 award in health and safety in the workplace

This course is aimed at anyone in a work environment. Candidates will learn to understand the general principles of health and safety in the workplace, the nature of hazards and risks in the workplace and their possible effects, and hazards and risks likely to affect the occupational health of individuals.

Duration: 1 day course
Schedule: 9:30am to 5:00pm (lunch is not provided)
Cost: £55.00
Exam: Multiple choice
Venue: Civic Centre, Paris Street

Topics covered include:

Part 1. Introduction to health and safety at work

  • introduction to health and safety
  • health and safety law
  • health
  • safety
  • welfare

Part 2. Workplace specific health and safety

  • the workplace and work equipment
  • risk assessment
  • manual handling
  • hazardous substances
  • ergonomics and workplace design
  • working at heights
  • transport and vehicles
  • noise and vibration

The course ends with a short multiple-choice test where candidates will need to achieve 20 correct answers from the 30 questions to receive the  Royal Society for Public Health level 2 award in food safety in catering certificate.

An oral option is available for those who require this. Please state at the time of booking whether an oral examination is required. In the event that we are unable to provide this on the course day, you may be asked to return for the examination at a later date.

The Royal Society for Public Health also provides a range of exam papers in other languages. Requests for these exam papers must be made at the time of booking. Please contact us for further information.

2020 course dates

  • Tuesday 16 June

Please note: all our courses are delivered in English unless stated otherwise. All delegates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English to attend this course.

Making a booking

Please use our online enquiry form to book a place on the level 2 award in health and safety in the workplace course.

Please refer to our environmental health course terms and conditions before proceeding with your booking.