Occupational Safety and Health Level 2 & 3

Time and Place
Start Time:Monday, April 16, 2018 5:30 PM
End Time:Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:00 PM
Held By:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Location:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Regular Admission:$1,500.00 Early Bird / $1,500.00 Late Bird (Members)
 $1,800.00 Early Bird / $1,800.00 Late Bird (Non-members)



Occupational Safety and Health is concerned with the safety and wellness of the employee, employer and visitors alike. This occupational standard is designed to provide a basic introduction to general Occupational Health and Safety, which is applicable not only in the workplace but in anything the employee is doing. The participant will be able to understand their role as it pertains to the mitigation of loss; the prevention of injuries and illnesses and assessment of risks. Assessments may be conducted as simulations or actual on the job tasks.

There may also be a mixture of other types of assessments such as professional discussion and question and answer; both of which may be written or oral.

Who Is This Qualification For? 

Level 2 qualification may be taken by any entry level employee, students about to leave school/college/university and enter the world of work or persons who need an introduction to Occupational Safety and Health. The term “workplace” refers to any location work is being carried out. 

Level 3 qualification will be appropriate for candidates who are working in the area of general safety and health practice or managing the safety and health function. They may be managers or supervisors who have a specific responsibility for safety and health or they may be newly appointed safety advisers or professionals.  


This qualification aims to reflect the international nature of the knowledge and skills needed for any country or culture in occupational safety and health. These competencies are for persons who are likely to be in roles where, for example, their duties include:

  • Clerical tasks
  • Technical tasks
  • Operational tasks
  • Management tasks

Delivery Format The training sessions will be delivered using:

  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Case Studies
  • Discussion
  • Questions
  • Simulations
  • Role Play
  • Written Exercises
  • Observation of Performance Tasks

Level 2 Modules to be covered:

  • Plan, prepare and work Assist emergency personnel
  • Carry out safety and health activities
  • Ensure your own actions reduce the risk to occupational safety and health
  • Practice health, safety and hygiene
  • Contribute to protecting the environment
  • Provide First Aid

Level 3  Modules to be covered:

  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to safety and health
  • Monitor procedures to control risks to safety and health
  • Develop procedures to control risks to safety and health
  • Review safety and health procedures in workplaces
  • Promote a safety and health culture within the workplace
  • Investigate and evaluate accidents, dangerous occurrence and complaints in the workplace
  • Conduct an assessment of risks in the workplace
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