Level 3 in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

This course is ideal for those who work, or intend to work, at a supervisory or management level.
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Who is this course designed for?

The QA Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to provide candidates with a more advanced understanding of health and safety.
Ideal for those who work, or intend to work, at a supervisory or management level, this 3-day course covers a range of health and safety topics including; workplace legal requirements, the benefits of using a health and safety system, principles of risk assessment and the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards.
Successful candidates will leave with a greater understanding of health and safety in the workplace, enabling them to help maintain a safer working environment.

About the course

  • Duration: 1 Day

  • Qualsafe regulated
  • Refresher training: Recommended every 3 years

What is covered?

  • Health and safety legal requirements
  • Roles and responsibilities of employers
  • Demonstrating best practice for health and safety compliance
  • Communicating health and safety information
  • Definition of key health and safety terms
  • Main causes of injuries and ill health at work
  • Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
  • Investigation techniques for revealing immediate and root causes
  • Safety management systems:

  • Costs associated with accidents and ill health
  • Key elements of safety management systems
  • Benefits of using a safety management system
  • Principles of risk assessment:

  • Benefits of assessing and controlling risks
  • Types of risk assessment
  • Where risk assessments should be used Steps needed to complete a simple risk assessment
  • Risks and control methods for common workplace hazards:

  • Occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors
  • Injuries, ill health and other damage that can occur
  • Identifying risk control measures using the hierarchy of control
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    Exclusive courses

    If you would like a course exclusively run for your employees, at your business premises, we would be happy to arrange this for you.

    Prices for a closed course are available on application. Contact our training team to find out more or to register your interest.