CIEH Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace NHS09

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Target Group

All personnel who have an interest in/or have health safety related responsibilities in the workplace.


This course aims to provide delegates with an health and safety understanding which will enable them to contribute to any health and safety management system.

Training Objectives

By the end of this course delegates will be able to: -

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to work in a safe and healthy manner, and how to contribute to improving an organisations health and safety procedures.
  • Identify key hazards in their own workplace.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of health and safety rules and safe working procedures.
  • Identify how to report potential health and safety problems.

Course Content

  • Health and safety at work law.
  • Prevention of accidents and ill health.
  • Risk assessments.
  • First aid at work.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare.
  • Work equipment.
  • Electricity at work.
  • Fire prevention.
  • Occupational health.
  • Hazardous substances.
  • Ergonomic and workstation design.
  • Manual handling.
  • Noise at work.


1 Day

General Information

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) accredits this programme.

Days: 1
Ratio: 10:1