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Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
12 Jul 2017 - 26 Jul 2017 09:00 - 17:30
Gillmans, Mercia Road, Gloucester, GL1 2SG
Who Should Attend
This course provides progression from the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace and is intended principally for those who are operating in a supervisory or managerial role. Candidates will have already gained a wide range of knowledge on health and safety law, the hazards present in a workplace and how to implement effective and necessary controls. This course will equip candidates with the skills necessary for the effective supervision of staff. It will also focus on the importance of the health and safety culture within a business which will be an invaluable resource to those taking this qualification.
This qualification is suitable for both the private or public sector working environment. Candidates working towards a level 3 qualification will know that supervisors and managers have a legal and moral obligation to ensure health and safety within a business and that this includes an obligation to employees, contractors, suppliers and members of the public. They will also be able to take responsibility for ensuring the competency of the workforce, identifying hazards, implementing controls and taking appropriate corrective action when necessary. Furthermore holders of the Level 3 Award will assist businesses to demonstrate their legal requirement to nominate a 'competent person'.
- General introduction
- Accidents in the workplace
- Ill health in the workplace
- Health and safety organisation and management
- The role of supervisors
What You Will Learn
By the end of the course candidates will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the main concepts of health and safety
- Show awareness of the benefits of a health and safety culture
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of individuals, supervisors and management in health and safety
- Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety control and improvement strategies available to supervisors
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