Woman in blue gown wearing a hair net masks and gloves using machinery - Health and Safety for Manufacturing - Level 1 - Sentinel Laboratories Ltd

Health and Safety for Manufacturing - Level 1

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Duration: 3 Hour Course


Who is it for? The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Manufacturing is a qualification intended for delegates working in all sectors of the manufacturing industry and those who are preparing or returning to work in the industry. Delegates gaining this qualification will know that Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including contractors, visitors and suppliers.

Course Objectives By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Understand the difference between criminal and civil duties of care
  • Understand the responsibilities on every employee to prevent accidents in a manufacturing environment
  • Understand the legal procedure for reporting certain accidents and incidents
  • Understand the common causes of accidents associated with manufacturing and the costs they can incur
  • Understand the causes and prevention methods of slips, trips and falls in the manufacturing sector
  • Understand the importance of wearing PPE
  • Understand the procedures which should be followed for fire safety
  • Learn the actions to be carried out should someone get burnt
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of electrical equipment
  • Understand the safe use of work equipment in the manufacturing environment
  • Understand how to recognise the signs of stress caused by work
  • Understand the purposes of first aid

Topics Covered

  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Accidents
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Protective Clothing
  • Fire
  • Electricity
  • Manual Handling
  • Work at Height
  • Work Equipment
  • Workplace and Welfare
  • Safety Signs
  • First Aid
  • Display Screen Equipment

It may seem that the course objectives and topics covered for all Health and Safety courses are exactly the same, this isn't the case. They are all very similar, however they are differentiated by sectors.



Delegates will be assessed at the end of the course by completing a 15-question multiple-choice examination, the duration of which is 30 minutes. Successful delegates must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15, in order to qualify and receive a certificate.

Progression Progression and further learning routes include:

  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health


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