Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)


  • Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • Workplace hazards and risks:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Working at heights
    • Manual handling
    • Hazardous substances
    • Machinery and vehicles
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Stress
  • Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
  • Health and safety signage
  • Personal Protective Equipment and its uses
  • Importance of personal hygiene
  • The purpose of first aid provision
  • The need for reporting incidents and ill health