Highfield Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace
What’s It About?
This Level 1 Health and Safety course provides your employees with a basic introduction into all aspects of health and safety practices. It covers legislation, fire procedures, chemical safety, manual handling and personal protective equipment. It is perfect as induction level training.
Who Should Attend
This half day course is ideal for those entering the workplace for the first time, either as part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment. It is also perfect as part of a new employees induction programme.
This course is suitable for all workplace environments, including retail, offices, manufacturing, food premises and the care environment.
If your employees have already undergone induction training and need to build on their existing health and safety knowledge then it’s recommended that they undertake the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace course.
Why’s It Important?
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), it is your legal responsibility to ensure that all your employees are aware of the importance of health and safety. They should also know what their duties are and the risks they may face in their individual job roles.
Everyone in the workplace, no matter what industry, is required to undertake sufficient and appropriate health and safety training. It is highly recommended that this training forms part of your induction process.
As an employer, you need to prevent the risk of work-related illness and injury. You have a legal responsibility to provide a safe workplace. If you get health and safety wrong, it can cost you and your business in so many ways. Failure to comply can result in imprisonment, hefty legal fees, fines, higher insurance premiums and even your business’ reputation.
What Will You Gain?
By attending this Level 1 Health and Safety course, your employees will understand what health and safety in the workplace is and why it is important. They will recognise the work related hazards and risks within their workplace that commonly cause accidents and ill health.
They will understand both your and their responsibilities for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.
On returning to the workplace, they will understand the safety measures that you have put in place and will be able to contribute to upholding these measures.
What Will It Cost?
Our aim is to help you make your training budget go further and we offer a range of cost effective training options, for example:
Training from as little as £35.25 + VAT per person, based on a group of 15 people
Licences from as little as £19.20 + VAT per person