This training programme has been designed to provide essential knowledge and understanding f health and safety for employees working in any sector of business, whether manufacturing, commerce, public sector or the service industries. Good health and safety standards rely on employers and employees working together to reduce risks and prevent accidents and ill health arising from work activities. Employers have a responsibility to provide safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as safe systems and methods for workplace activities. An essential element of your safe system is the knowledge and attitude of employees, and this demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.
The UK Chartered Institute of Environmental Health launched its Basic Health and Safety Certificate in 1987 and in 1988 the successful format was developed further to provide a more flexible training solution. The Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace represents a foundation of knowledge required by everyone.
Who should attend?
All employers as part of their company induction training
What will they learn?
A good foundation in Health and Safety principles in the workplace enabling them to contribute to any Health and Safety management system implemented by the company. The syllabus is generic in nature - it sets out the principles of Health and Safety, but the training will be tailored to the background of the students.
- Work in a Safe and Healthy Manner and Contribute to Improving Health and Safety within an Organization's Policy
- Identify Key Hazards in their own Workplace
- Understand the Importance of Health and Safety Rules and Working Procedures
- Report Potential Health and Safety Problems
- Be Responsible for their own Actions
Course Duration - 1 day
Continuous assessment by the training and written examination
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) certificate will be awarded to successful participants
Number of students per course