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Health & Safety – Level 1

In this module you will:

  • Understand your responsibilities with regard to Health & Safety legislation
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment and your responsibilities associated with this risk
  • Identify the different types of accidents and how to prevent them
  • Understand how to lift and carry heavy loads safely
  • Understand how fire starts and how this can be prevented
  • Identify the different types of fire extinguishers and how they should be used
  • Understand how to identity hazardous substances and the dangers associated with these


Part 1: Health & Safety at work

  • Health and Hygiene at Work
  • Good Personal Hygiene
  • Washing Hands
  • Reporting Illness
  • Smoking
  • Food Allergies
  • Common Food Allergies

Part 2: Accidents at work

  • Accidents at work
  • Accidents and their Prevention
  • Safe Use of Equipment
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Reporting Accidents

Part 3: Manual handling

  • Manual Handling
  • How to Lift Safely

Part 4: Fire prevention

  • Fire Prevention
  • How Fire Starts
  • The Dangers of Fire
  • Fire Hazard Awareness
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • The 5 Types of Fire Extinguisher
  • In the Event of a Fire

Part 5: Hazardous substances

  • The Control of Substances Hazardous
  • to Health
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances
  • Effects of Hazardous Substances

Part 6: Risk assessments

  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment Form


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