Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Construction is one of the most dangerous workplace activities. Severity of incidents reaches up to fatalities. We should train employees to avoid these incidents.


Who is it for:

This qualification is aimed at employees who currently work, or want to work, in construction.



The qualification covers the following elements:

  • The importance, key terms, legal responsibilities and reasons for good health and safety
  • Fatalities, injuries and ill-health in construction
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Slips and trips
  • Working at height
  • Moving vehicles and mobile plant
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity
  • Manual handling
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Hazardous substances
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Health and safety signs
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Welfare facilities and personal hygiene
  • Emergencies and first aid
  • Reporting accidents and ill health.