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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
A/617/4095
Credits:
2
Guided learning hours:
20 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Aim

To develop learners’ understanding of core aspects of health and safety in the workplace including roles and responsibilities, risks and hazards and reporting procedures.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about roles and responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Outline employers' duties in relation to health and safety at work.

  • 1.2

    Outline employees' duties in relation to health and safety at work.

  • 1.3

    Identify the person(s) responsible for health and safety in a specific workplace.

  • 1.4

    Give examples of how health and safety information is communicated.


2

Know how to identify and control risks from hazards in the workplace.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Give examples of common hazards in the workplace.
  • 2.2
    Outline how these hazards can pose a risk.
  • 2.3
    Describe how hazards can be eliminated or minimised.

3

Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Outline reporting procedures for hazards and risks in the workplace.
  • 3.2
    Identify arrangements that are in place for emergencies and first aid.
  • 3.3
    Identify actions that might need to happen following an accident or incident in the workplace.
  • 3.4
    Outline why the recording of accidents, incidents and ill health needs to take place.