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Health and Safety Principles Level 1

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Health and Safety Principles in the Workplace Level 1

Regulation, Accident Prevention & Procedures

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in health and safety awareness. It is designed to meet the Health and Safety regulations and covers regulations, precautions, planning, risk assessing, PPE, individual sectors, what causes accidents, employer/employee responsibilities, RIDDOR, COSHH, first aid, workstation/VDU safety, working at heights, gas safety, occupational health, infection control, electricity, enforcement and the dangers and links in the regulations in fire and manual handling.

This course is available fully online or nationally though our network of approved instructors as a half day course with a guided learning hours of 4.

Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to chose to take a regulated qualification.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hours and 31 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Employers
  • Business owners
  • Managers
  • Health and Safety reps
  • Employees  


  • Introduction and Regulation
    • Health and Safety and it's importance
    • What causes accidents?
    • Health and Safety Law
    • Employee and Employer Responsibility
  • Prevention of Accidents
    • Why prevention is important and what can be done
    • Risk Assessment 
    • The Accident triangle 
    • The 5 stages of Risk assessment
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Substances dangerous to health - COSHH
    • Warning signs
  • When an accident happens
    • Basic First Aid Advice
    • RIDDOR and accident reporting
    • Work place policies and procedures
    • Equipment in the workplace and how you can get hurt
    • When accidents happen
    • Changes to RIDDOR 2013
  • Specific areas of health and safety training
    • Formal Fire Risk Assessment
    • Fire Triangle
    • Calling the fire service
    • Evacuation Procedures
    • Good Housekeeping
    • Electricity
    • Manual Handling
    • Slips, Trips, and Falls
    • Work station and VDU safety
    • Occupational Health
    • Infection control
  • Summary of Health and Safety
    • Enforcement of health and safety regulations
    • What you need to remember and what to do next

Learning Outcomes

1     Understand the importance of health, safety and welfare standards in the workplace
1.1  State how the duties of employers contribute to a healthy and safe workplace
1.2  State how the duties of employees contribute to a healthy and safe workplace
1.3  Outline suitable workplace welfare arrangements
2     Know how hazards and risks are controlled in the workplace
2.1  Identify how hazards and risks contribute to workplace risk assessments
2.2  State the importance of workers following procedures at work
2.3  Outline how to use methods for controlling risk in the workplace
3     Be aware of the main causes and effects of poor health and safety at work
3.1  Outline the main causes of workplace injury
3.2  Outline the main causes of workplace ill-health
3.3  Outline the reasons why accidents occur
3.4  State the effects of accidents at work
3.5  Outline the need to report accidents and near misses at work
4     Understand how health and safety information is communicated in the workplace
4.1  Identify the main safety signs and signals found in the workplace
4.2  List sources of health and safety information found in the workplace
4.3  State the importance of workers notifying health and safety concerns to their employer

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