1- Learners should show an awareness of the principles of health and safety in the workplace.
1.1 State the benefits of good health and safety in the workplace
1.2 List the consequences of poor health and safety in the workplace
1.3 State the legislation that enforces health and safety in the UK
1.4 List the responsibilities of employers managing health, safety and welfare of employees
1.5 List the duties of employees in relation to health and safety in the workplace
1.6 Identify the penalties for breaching health and safety legislation
1.7 State the importance of preventing accidents
2- Learners should show an understanding of the hazards and risks in the workplace.
2.1 Define what is a “hazard” and a “risk
2.2 State the different types of hazards and risks associated with various common work related accidents
3- Learners should show an understanding of the welfare requirements in the workplace to promote the health, safety and wellbeing of staff and others.
3.1 State the benefits of good housekeeping in the workplace
3.2 List the key welfare features required in the workplace as determined by legislation
3.3 Identify the different types of safety signs used in the workplace
4- Learners should show an understanding of the workplace safety procedures.
4.1 State your responsibilities in reporting workplace accidents and incidents
4.2 List the first aid requirements in the workplace
4.3 List the different types of workplace personal protective equipment.