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Health & safety training

Find a local health and safety training course.

Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions and the right systems and methods for safe activities. However, employees also have a vital part to play too. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.

It is a legal requirement that employees receive training and one option is to complete the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Successful completion of the course provides a qualification awarded by the CIEH, the leading awarding body for food safety, health and safety and environmental qualifications.

CIEH qualifications are accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority. You can use the CIEH online course finder (new window) to find out about other CIEH accredited training centres and courses.

Who is the course intended for?

This qualification is designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. It is applicable in any private or public sector environment.

Employers, managers and the self-employed will require further information but the course will provide them with a useful basic introduction to health and safety.

What does the course cover?

The one-day course covers:

On completing this qualification candidates will be able to: