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Health & Safety – Level 2 (ROI)

The content of this course is inline with Republic of Ireland legislation.

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
  • Become familiar with the different types of injuries and illnesses and how to deal with them


Part 1: Health & safety at work

  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Role of The Health and Safety
  • Inspector
  • Reporting Procedures

Part 2: Risk assessment

  • Risk Assessment
  • The 5 Steps

Part 3: Accidents at work

  • Accidents at Work
  • Types of Accidents
  • Hazards in The Workplace
  • Major Hazards
  • Minor Hazards
  • Workplace Hazards
  • Safety Signs
  • Identify the Signs

Part 4: Manual handling

  • Manual Handling
  • How to Lift Safely

Part 5: The control of hazardous substances

  • The Control of Hazardous Substances
  • COSHH Responsibilities
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances
  • Effects of Hazardous Substances

Part 6: Fire prevention

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

Part 7: First aid at work

  • First Aid at Work
  • First Aid Responsibilities
  • The First Aid Box
  • Injuries and Illnesses at Work
  • Dealing with Emergencies
  • The Primary Survey
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • The Secondary Survey
  • The Recovery Position

Part 8: Health & hygiene at work

  • Health & Hygiene At Work
  • Promoting a ‘Welfare at Work’
  • Provision
  • Good Personal Hygiene
  • Washing Hands
  • Stress in the Workplace
  • Causes of Stress
  • Behavioural Problems Resulting from
  • Stress
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Smoking
  • Food Allergies
  • Common Food Allergies


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