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CIEH H&S Foundation

CIEH H&S Foundation

The Foundation Level 2, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), Occupational Health & Safety Principles & Practice  training supports employers in their legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure employees are provided with appropriate information, instruction and training  to protect all persons from harm.

This course is ideal for those wishing to develop knowledge of health and safety issues in the workplace and the legislation and regulations relating to maintaining a healthy and safe working environment and a positive health and safety culture.

Upon completion of this course delegates will understand their role and responsibilities in reducing risks and supporting health and safety in the working environment.

Who should attend:

This accredited qualification will benefit anyone in a work environment as it provides employees with an understanding of health and safety that will enable them to contribute to any risk assessment based health and safety management system.           The 1 day course is:

  • Suitable for individuals at all levels within employment

  • Ideal as part of health and safety induction training

Course overview

This course highlights common hazards and effective control measures. It will help staff work more safely and be more aware of how their actions can affect the health and safety of others, and will enable them to contribute meaningfully to any occupational health and safety management systems.

 Delegates will also learn about risk profiling and its contribution to health and safety, incident reporting and emergency procedures. The course is complemented by the Health and Safety Principles and Practice book which is provided to all delegates.


Course content

The Level 2 course content includes:


  • Introduction to health & safety & safety law

  • Risk assessment  introduction

  • Incident reporting & emergency procedures

  • Common workplace hazards & controls including:

  • The Workplace 

  • Work equipment

  • Working at height

  • Workplace transport 

  • Workstation & task design

  • Hazardous substances

  • Electricity & fire safety

  • Manual handling 

  • Alcohol & drugs

  • Noise & vibration 

  • First-aid 

  • Work-related violence & stress




Course duration and assessment

This 1 day course is assessed by a twenty question multi-choice examination paper. Candidates achieving fourteen or more correct answers will be awarded the CIEH Level 2 Foundation Health & Safety certificate to prove they have participated in an accredited training programme and successfully completed the assessment.

Contact Us

Thank you got contacting Jim Gant Associates. We will endevour to return business enquiries within 5 working days. If you have a H&S matter needing urgent attention, please contact Jim on 0747044944

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