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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 study at 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.

Access Duration 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.
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
Method of Assessment

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.

Certification 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.
Awarding Body 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.
Progression and Career Path Once you successfully complete the Health and Safety in the Workplace – Level 2 you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to https://www.payscale.com. The certification will enable employees in the capacity of junior and senior employees, including Supervisors and Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.


Common Career Paths For Health Safety Advisor
Other Benefits
  • 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 a NUS 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)


Course Curriculum

1: health and safety matters
1.1 Introduction 00:00:00
1.2 Common accidents and illnesses 00:00:00
1.3 Factors affecting health and safety 00:00:00
1.4 Costs and benefits 00:00:00
1.5 Health and safety principles 00:00:00
1.6 Hazards and risks 00:00:00
1.7 Responsibilities at work 00:00:00
1.8 Company health and safety policy 00:00:00
1.9 Health and safety inspectors 00:00:00
1.10 Putting things right 00:00:00
1.11 Module summary 00:00:00
2: a safe workplace
2.1 Introduction 00:00:00
2.2 Aches and pains 00:00:00
2.3 Identifying issues 00:00:00
2.4 Rethinking the workspace 00:00:00
2.5 Alcohol and drugs 00:00:00
2.6 Module summary 00:00:00
3: working safely
3.1 Introduction 00:00:00
3.2 Structural safety features 00:00:00
3.3 Heating and cooling 00:00:00
3.4 Identifying hazards 00:00:00
3.5 Safety signs 00:00:00
3.6 Using machinery 00:00:00
3.7 Operating machinery 00:00:00
3.8 Personal protective equipment 00:00:00
3.9 PPE and hygiene 00:00:00
3.10 Module summary 00:00:00
4: vehicles, noise and heights
4.1 Introduction 00:00:00
4.2 Accidents 00:00:00
4.3 Environmental changes 00:00:00
4.4 What is noise? 00:00:00
4.5 Vibration 00:00:00
4.6 Risk assessment 00:00:00
4.7 Noise control measures 00:00:00
4.8 Working at height 00:00:00
4.9 Planning and organizing 00:00:00
4.10 Module summary 00:00:00
5: manual handling
5.1 Introduction 00:00:00
5.2 Possible injuries 00:00:00
5.3 Manual handling operations regulations 00:00:00
5.4 Making life easier 00:00:00
5.5 Doing it right 00:00:00
5.6 Module summary 00:00:00
6: fire and electrics
6.1 Introduction 00:00:00
6.2 Fire: common causes 00:00:00
6.3 The fire triangle 00:00:00
6.4 Fighting fire 00:00:00
6.5 Fire safety features 00:00:00
6.6 Avoiding accidents 00:00:00
6.7 Electrical equipment safety 00:00:00
6.8 Module summary 00:00:00
7: coshh
7.1 Introduction 00:00:00
7.2 Workplace hazards 00:00:00
7.3 Hazardous substances 00:00:00
7.4 Example of dangers of exposure – dermatitis 00:00:00
7.5 Assessing the risk 00:00:00
7.6 Preventing exposure 00:00:00
7.7 Training and authorization 00:00:00
7.8 Safe working procedures 00:00:00
7.9 Module summary 00:00:00
8: when things go wrong
8.1 Introduction 00:00:00
8.2 Aggression and violence 00:00:00
8.3 Slips, trips and falls 00:00:00
8.4 First aid 00:00:00
8.5 Accidents 00:00:00
8.6 Module summary 00:00:00
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