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CIEH Foundation Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety in the Workplace


This course is nationally recognised and provides an essential grounding in health and safety for anyone with management responsibilities or delegated health and safety responsibilities. Employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. 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, so this course is relevant to all.


The course will cover the following:
  • legislation
  • health
  • safety
  • welfare
  • the workplace and workplace equipment
  • risk assessment
  • manual handling
  • hazardous substances
  • ergonomics and workstation design
  • transport and vehicles
  • noise and vibration


On completing this qualification candidates will be able to:
  • understand the principles of accident prevention
  • understand that risk assessment is an important technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • appreciate the nature and risks of hazardous substances
  • understand how workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety
  • understand the potential long and short-term effects of exposure to noise and vibration

There is a short multiple-choice test at the end


This is intended for Head Teachers, Site/Premises Managers/Caretakers, H&S coordinators and nursery workers .

14 Feb 2019 09:30 - 16:30

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Date and Time

14 Feb 2019 09:30 - 16:30


Chaucer room, Central Library


Desmond Bobb