Guidance and Support
Unit NG1: Management of health and safety - Guidance & Resources
Unit NG1: Management of health and safety - Lessons & Topics
Unit NGC 2: Risk Assessment - Guidance & Resources
Unit NGC 2: Risk Assessment - Lessons & Topics
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Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety

1.0 Learning Outcomes

On completion of this element, candidates should be able to justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments, advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace, and help their organisation manage contractors.

Assessment criteria

1.1 Discuss the moral, financial and legal reasons for managing health and safety in the workplace

1.2 Explain how the law works and the consequences of non-compliance

1.3 Summarise the main health and safety duties of employers and workers in HSWA 1974 and MHSWR 1999

1.4 Explain how contractors should be selected, monitored and managed