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Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace - NVQ Unit

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This online NVQ Unit - Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace E-Learning course can be used as part of the Level 2 NVQ Mandatory Unit Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

This unit covers five areas:

How to comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation which covers protective measures, health and safety control equipment, legislation and introduces the different kinds of safety signs that will be present on site. It also covers how workplaces can ensure compliance by implementing various control measures.

How to recognise hazards associated with the workplace that have not been previously controlled and report them in a way that meets organisational procedures this module covers common causes of injuries in the workplace along with some of the health hazards found on site. It also looks at how changes in work conditions can affect the site's safety and how such changes should be reported.

How to comply with organisational policies and procedures to contribute to health, safety and welfare this module covers how emergencies and other incidents should be dealt with according to policies and procedures. It also covers Fire Risks and hazards and how to choose appropriate extinguishers to tackle them. The module finishes off by discussing reporting and feedback and how this can affect future planning.

How to work responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety and welfare this module covers the main reasons why workers should perform their duties responsibly and in a way that protects the environment.

How to comply with, and support, all organisational security arrangements and approved procedures this module covers personal security arrangements as well as measures that can be taken to ensure site security.

Who should take this course

Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace course can be used as part of several Level 2 NVQ courses it is aimed at anyone taking one of those courses.

Course Modules

1. Complying with Legislation.
2. Recognising Hazards in the Workplace.
3. Complying with Policies and Procedures.
4. Working Responsibly.
5. Security Arrangements and Procedures.
6. Final Exam.

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This online course serves as a valuable component of the Level 2 NVQ Mandatory Unit "Conforming to General Health, Safety, and Welfare in the Workplace," providing comprehensive coverage of essential topics.

The unit addresses the recognition of workplace hazards that haven't been previously controlled, equipping participants to identify common causes of injuries and health hazards, fostering a proactive approach to safety.

The course emphasizes the importance of working responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety, and welfare, highlighting the impact of individual actions on the environment and overall safety.

Covers compliance with and support for organisational security arrangements and approved procedures, encompassing personal security measures and site security, contributing to a secure working environment.

The knowledge acquired in this course is directly applicable to real-life workplace scenarios, providing participants with practical skills and understanding to ensure a safe and secure work environment.

Course Advantages


Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace - NVQ Unit" is a specific requirement within the National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) framework, targeting individuals in the construction sector and related industries in the UK. This unit covers essential health and safety practices, legal obligations, risk assessments, and the use of protective equipment to ensure personal and team safety on construction sites. Achieving competency in this unit is key to upholding the industry's safety standards and complying with the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

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Learners will complete questions through the material and complete a multiple-choice test at the end of the course, awarding a printable certificate to successful learners. This final assessment ensures a thorough understanding of the course material.

After completing the test, learners can immediately download their certificate, providing instant proof of their achievement.

The certificate details the learner's name, course name, pass rate, completion date, expiry date, and any relevant approvals or accreditations, making it a significant addition to their professional credentials.

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We pride ourselves on offering accredited training programs that not only meet compliance standards but also offer great value. Enhance your skills and knowledge in crucial areas such as health and safety, food hygiene, and various essential workplace skills, all through our cost-effective training solutions.

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eLearning courses are vital for fostering a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. Whether it's improving soft skills, mastering health and safety protocols, or gaining expertise in food hygiene, Ward Education's comprehensive online courses prepare your team to excel and meet the demands of today's workplace.

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