Health & Safety for Security Level 2 (VTQ)
About the Course
Health and safety is very important in security guarding. This course has been designed for the security sector in mind and includes the modules of the Level 2 Health and Safety course that we offer.
The course curriculum:
Understanding your health, safety and welfare roles and responsibilities in the workplace.
1.1 What are employers' and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
1.2 What are the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
1.3 Why do we need employee training and competence in the workplace?
1.4 What are the means of communication and dissemination of health and safety information?
2 How do risk assessments enhance health and safety culture?
2.1 Differentiating 'hazard' and 'risk'
2.2 What is the process for carrying out a risk assessment?
2.3 How risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work?
3 How to manage and control the risks from common workplace hazards?
3.1 What are the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces?
3.2 How hazards can impact people, work processes, the workplace and the environment?
3.3 What is the principle of the risk control hierarchy?
3.4 What are examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards?
4 What are procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace?
4.1 What are the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health?
4.2 What are the actions that you must take following an incident in the workplace?
4.3 What are your contingency arrangements for workplace emergencies and first aid?
4.4 Importance of maintaining records of all incidents, accidents, and ill health.