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Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

This regulated qualification focuses on the importance of
maintaining health and safety and ensuring that employee actions
reduce risks in the workplace. It is intended for learners working
in any workplace environment, including retail, manufacturing,
food premises and the care environment. It is also suitable for
those who are returning to work or starting work for the first time.
Learners achieving this qualification will gain a sound introduction to all
aspects of health and safety including legislation, fire procedures, chemical
safety, manual handling and personal protective equipment. It is ideal as an
introduction to general health and safety for any environment.


This qualification is assessed through a
30 minute, 15-question, multiple-choice
examination. Successful learners must
answer at least 10 out of the 15 questions