Module title: Health and Safety (GA)

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV09401
Module leader: Jeremy Strang
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added


Description of module content:

Background to health and safety law in the UK; The Health and Safety at Work Act and the principle health and safety regulations; Institutions of health and safety; Workplace health and safety; Safety in the construction sector; Employee rights and health and safety; Management of health and safety.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of workplace health and safety and its
regulatory framework;
LO2: explain the role of the HSE and its enforcement powers;
LO3: apply the relevant regulations and appropriate guidance in particular workplace
health and safety situations;
LO4: identify and manage health and safety risks through use of appropriate risk profiling
and risk assessment processes.

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