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Health and safety in the workplace (level 2)

This Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) accredited course is aimed at those who require a better understanding of health and safety within the workplace. The emphasis is on keeping yourself and others safe and capable of identifying potential hazards. It takes as its starting point the fact that most accidents are attributable to a lack of knowledge or carelessness and that the key to improvement is increased awareness on everybody’s part.

Duration: 1 day

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who needs 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.

What are the outcomes?

On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace

Additional information

This programme is usually delivered over one day and is assessed by a 30 minute test, consisting of 20 multiple-choice questions.

This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further details or to book this course, please contact us via our online form, call our team on 01432 383500 or email You may also search for upcoming open courses on CPD Online.

Royal Society for Public Health