The TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace is designed to raise awareness of health and safety and is applicable to anyone; particularly in preparation for entering a work environment. It is essential that everyone is aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public who might be affected by their actions. The qualification covers the importance of health and safety in the workplace, hazards and risks, workplace conditions that can affect health and safety and the requirements for workplace procedures. The objectives of the qualification include meeting relevant programmes of learning, supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.
Unit 1: Understanding Health and Safety in the Workplace
- Understand the scope of hazards and risks in the workplace
- Understand the range of workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
- Understand the requirements for workplace procedures