Course Aims

This course can be used as part of the Level 2 NVQ Mandatory Unit Conforming to General Health,
Safety and Welfare in the Workplace. It provides the knowledge components of this unit and the
final module will allow you to write in your answers which, once marked as completed by your
assessor can then be downloaded and used as part of your work portfolio.

This unit covers 5 areas:

1. How to comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation - which covers
protective measures, health and safety control equipment, legislation and introduces the
different kinds of safety signs that will be present on site. It also covers how workplaces can
ensure compliance by implementing various control measures.

2. How to recognise hazards associated with the workplace that have not been previously
controlled and report them in a way that meets organisational procedures - this module
covers common causes of injuries in the workplace along with some of the health hazards
found on site. It also looks at how changes in work conditions can affect the safety of the site
and how such changes should be reported.

3. How to comply with organisational policies and procedures to contribute to health, safety
and welfare - this module covers how emergency situations and other incidents should be
dealt with according to policies and procedures. It also covers Fire Risks and hazards and
how to choose appropriate extinguishers to tackle them. The module finishes off by
discussing reporting and feedback and how this can affect future planning.

4. How to work responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety and welfare - this
module covers the main reasons why workers should perform their duties responsibly and in
a way that protects the environment.

5. How to comply with, and support, all organisational security arrangements and approved
procedures - this module covers personal security arrangements as well as measures that
can be taken to ensure site security.

e-Learning Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

Who Attends

As this course can be used as part of several Level 2 NVQ courses it is aimed at anyone taking one of
those courses.

Additional Information

The other Level 2 NVQ units we offer all work well alongside this course. There are also several other
Health and Safety courses that will provide more detail on some of the specific hazards that might
be encountered on construction sites. These include, Asbestos Awareness, COSHH and Abrasive

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