Health & Safety in the Workplace - Level 2

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "CIEH"
Number of Modules 08 Number of Modules 08
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What Will I Learn?

Gain a clear understanding of health and safety legislation.
Learn about workplace equipment.
Create employee awareness of the risks and hazards in the workplace.
Learn about hazardous substances within the workplace.
Learn about reporting health and safety incidents.
Understand the legal responsibility pertaining to workplace health and safety.


Ensure that your health and safety are not compromised and that your workplace remains hazard-free. The Health and Safety in the Workplace – Level 2 course will provide learners with vital knowledge on the risks and hazards that exist in the workplace and how to implement safety measures to counter these risks. The course will give learners a basic understanding of health and safety and how individuals can maintain or enhance their existing knowledge.

The Health and Safety in the Workplace – Level 2 course will introduce learners to why health and safety matters, how to create a safe workplace, how to work safely, risk assessments and accidents, manual handling of operations regulations, understanding fire safety features and avoiding accidents and how to respond when things go wrong.  Additionally, individuals can gain a clear knowledge on occupational health, how to report hazards and how to monitor and maintain a safe working environment. If individuals have not received formal training in health and safety in the workplace, this course is perfect for you.

The Health and Safety in the Workplace – Level 2 course is a progression from Level 1. It is the duty of the employer to keep their employees safe and this course will provide learners with a fundamental understanding of health and safety, and the duties of employees under the health and safety regulations in the United Kingdom.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • All employees of all levels
  • New employees who are taking the health and safety induction training

Entry Requirement

  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in health and safety in the workplace
  • Access Duration
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other Benefits
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

At the end of the Health and Safety in the Workplace - Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.
This certificate will immensely benefit you in working for a number of jobs in the job market.  You can also use this certificate as a foundation to study further in the subject or to make substantial progress in your career. Given below are few of the job positions this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,
  • Health and Safety Advisor – €29,784 per annum
  • Health and Safety Manager – €35,032 per annum
  • HR Manager – €35,474 per annum
  • HR Administrator – €19,648 per annum
  • Business Manager- €34,612 per annum
Common Career Paths For Health Safety Advisor
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Health and Safety Matters
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Common accidents and illnesses
1.3 Factors affecting health and safety
1.4 Costs and benefits
1.5 Health and safety principles
1.6 Hazards and risks
1.7 Responsibilities at work
1.8 Company health and safety policy
1.9 Health and safety inspectors
1.10 Putting things right
1.11 Module summary
2: A Safe Workplace
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Aches and pains
2.3 Identifying issues
2.4 Rethinking the workspace
2.5 Alcohol and drugs
2.6 Module summary
3: Working Safely
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Structural safety features
3.3 Heating and cooling
3.4 Identifying hazards
3.5 Safety signs
3.6 Using machinery
3.7 Operating machinery
3.8 Personal protective equipment
3.9 PPE and hygiene
3.10 Module summary
4: Vehicles, Noise and Heights
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Accidents
4.3 Environmental changes
4.4 What is noise?
4.5 Vibration
4.6 Risk assessment
4.7 Noise control measures
4.8 Working at height
4.9 Planning and organizing
4.10 Module summary
5: Manual Handling
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Possible injuries
5.3 Manual handling operations regulations
5.4 Making life easier
5.5 Doing it right
5.6 Module summary
6: Fire and Electrics
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Fire: common causes
6.3 The fire triangle
6.4 Fighting fire
6.5 Fire safety features
6.6 Avoiding accidents
6.7 Electrical equipment safety
6.8 Module summary
7: CoSHH
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Workplace hazards
7.3 Hazardous substances
7.4 Example of dangers of exposure – dermatitis
7.5 Assessing the risk
7.6 Preventing exposure
7.7 Training and authorization
7.8 Safe working procedures
7.9 Module summary
8: When Things go Wrong
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Aggression and violence
8.3 Slips, trips and falls
8.4 First aid
8.5 Accidents
8.6 Module summary

Students feedback


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    Billy Watson

    September 19, 2019
    Very well presented

    The main focus of the course was how to maintain a health and safety in the workplace, and as a supervisor this topic is important to me. The instructor used practical examples that made it easier and more enjoyable. It was very well presented.

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    Francis Saunders

    September 08, 2019
    Learned a lot

    I am fairly new to in the industry, so I felt that I needed a qualification to take a step forward. It was a good course with plenty of information provided. I learned more than anticipated and felt confident to go back to my job equipped with sound knowledge and skills.

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    Eden Lloyd

    August 26, 2019
    Very informative

    Each slide contains a lot of information. But, the training was done well

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    Finlay Hayes

    August 12, 2019
    Pleased with the results

    The course I found very useful as a small business owner. I currently have 15 employees working under me, and this training helped put a lot of health and safety issues into perspective. I’m pleased with the results. Thank you Global Edulink.

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    Jason Clark

    July 04, 2019
    Engaging course

    Engaging course, and presented in an easy to grasp manner. Good presenter.

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    Liam Roe

    November 26, 2018
    Great Course!

    Being able to study at home without time restriction was perfect for me. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and learnt so much, and found it very interesting, also very thought provoking and relevant to today’s society.

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