Introduction to Health and Safety – Level 1

Health and Safety
  • Duration: 1 hour

Synopsis of Introduction to Health and Safety

Health & Safety becomes more regulated and of high importance within any workplace. It’s imperative that employees and employers have a basic understanding and Health & Safety But not the full introduction to health and safety. This module is intended to be a basic introduction and is aimed at employers.

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974  (also referred to as HSWA, the HSW Act, the 1974 Act or HASAWA) is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain. The Health and Safety Executive, with local authorities (and other enforcing authorities) is responsible for enforcing the Act and a number of other Acts and Statutory Instruments relevant to the working environment.


Course Contents

Module 1: Health and Safety Overview

  • Your responsibilities as an employer
  • Appointing a Competent Person
  • OSHCR
  • Health and Safety Law Poster

Module 2: Training

  • Provide training and information

Module 3: H&E Policy

  • How to manage Health and Safety
  • Writing a Health and Safety Policy

Module 4: Controlling risk

  • Controlling the risks in your business

Module 5: Welfare

  • Welfare Facilities
  • Display Screen Equipment
  • People with disabilities
  • Contractors

Module 6: First Aid

  • First Aid, Accidents and Ill Health

Module 7: RIDDOR

  • Reporting Accidents: RIDDOR
  • RIDDOR records and reporting

Module 8: HSE

  • Insurance
  • Keep up to date
  • Did you know?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK43443/

https://www.hse.gov.uk/

http://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htm

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1974/37


There is no review for this course

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