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Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements (A/601/5013)  Level 2 – 5 Credits

Unit aim

This unit covers the skills and knowledge needed to prove the competences required to deal with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements.
It does not deal with specific safety regulations or detailed requirements, it does, however, cover the more general health and safety requirements that apply to
working in an industrial environment.

The learner will be expected to comply with all relevant regulations that apply to their area of work, as well as their general responsibilities as defined in the Health and Safety at Work Act. The learner will need to be able to identify the relevant qualified first aiders and know the location of the first aid facilities. The learner will have a knowledge and understanding of the procedures to be adopted in the case of accidents involving injury and in situations where there are dangerous occurrences or hazardous malfunctions of equipment, processes or machinery. The learner will also need to be fully conversant with their organisation’s procedures for fire alerts and the evacuation of premises.

The learner will also be required to identify the hazards and risks that are associated with their job. Typically, these will focus on their working environment,
the tools and equipment that they use, the materials and substances that they use, any working practices that do not follow laid-down procedures, and manual lifting and carrying techniques.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Comply with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  2. Know how to comply with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements

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Health & Safety in the Engineering Workplace

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