Highfield Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace

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Overview

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace provides a thorough understanding of health and safety emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. It also details the need for a structured management approach to health and safety and the key factors in implementing health and safety policy.

Who needs this Qualification?
Anyone working in a supervisory position.
Why is this Training Important?
Accidents and illness can result in disability, death or incapacity for work. The supervisor is in an ideal position to influence, monitor and train employees. They can also ensure that managers are informed, persuaded, encouraged or pressured into providing for better health and safety standards.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the main concepts of health and safety.
  • Show awareness of the benefits of health and safety culture.
  • Be aware of the scope of UK Health and Safety Legislation and associated Guidance.
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of individuals, supervisors and management in health and safety.
  • Be able to identify key safety hazards in the workplace (work equipment, fire and explosion, electricty, working at height, vehicles, violence and drugs and alcohol).
  • Be aware of key health hazards (hazardous substances, noise and vibration, ergonomics, stress and manual handling).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety control and improvement strategies available to supervisors.
  • Understand the importance of accident reporting and investigation.
Pre-requisite
None, although a basic knowledge of health and safety issues such as the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace qualification or equivalent may be beneficial.
Duration

Three-day programme

Assessment

Multiple choice examination

Ofqual Accredited

Yes

Ofqual Code
500/3746/8
Suggested Progression
This course provides an excellent background for delegates looking to go on to NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.
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