Health & Safety in the Workplace – Level 1




The QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is a nationally recognised qualification ideal for providing employees with a basic understanding of workplace H&S whilst helping employers fulfil their legal duties.

It is suitable for all employees working in a range of  environments, as well as those returning to work or entering work for the first time.

The session will cover:

  • Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • Workplace hazards and risks including slips, trips and falls; working at heights; manual handling; hazardous substances; machinery and vehicles ; electricity; fire; stress
  • Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
  • Health and safety signage
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its uses
  • Importance of personal hygiene
  • The purpose of first aid provision
  • The need for reporting incidents and ill health

Early Bird Booking by Wednesday 13 June 2018:

£60 CVS members  (*£75 thereafter)
£80 Non members (*£95 thereafter)

Refreshments provided.

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* Cancellation policy applies. Visit

Book and pay online: or complete and return a booking form with payment to:
Cumbria CVS, Shaddongate Resource Centre, Shaddongate, Carlisle CA25TY

Bookings are closed for this event.