Safety & Health at Work

Safety & Health at Work Module


The objective of the Level 5 Safety & Health at Work module is to guide the learner to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of Health & Safety, become familiar with the core Health & Safety Legislation and promote safe working practices. You will also understand the importance of hazard identification and the importance of risk assessment and the appropriate control measures. Alongside understanding the principles of Health & Safety Management, you will recognise the legal, financial and moral consequences of poor Health & Safety practices.

Assessment Structure

  • Assignments x 2 (60%)
  • Theory Based Examination (40%)

Entry Requirements

National Vocational Certificate Level 4 Or Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.

Course Syllabus

  • Health & Safety Legislation (Common and Statute)
  • The Health & Safety Authority
  • The Safety Statement/Safety Manual
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control Measures
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Accident investigation & reporting
  • Consultation process in the workplace
  • Manual Handling and Ergonomics
  • Fire Safety
  • Emergency Evacuation Procedures
  • Workplace Machinery
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe use and Handling of Chemicals
  • Safety Signage
  • Safety Audits and Inspections
  • Environmental Factors
  • Health Promotion
Safety & Health at Work

Total price of the Safety & Health at Work Module is €295

  • or easy pay instalments
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