Health and Safety in the Workplace

Location: Rochester Community Hub


The CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is a new qualification that will provide your employees with fundamental health and safety knowledge. Based on the extremely successful CIEH Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace, it has been completely revised with new and updated content and is complemented by the second edition of the Health and Safety First Principles course book.

The programme covers a defined syllabus which can be tailored to meet the needs of clients and is assessed by a short objective test consisting of 30 multi-choice questions.


Elements of study within the syllabus include the following:

H&S Management
Risk assessment
Health and safety at work
Health and safety law
Prevention of accidents
Hazardous Substances
First aid at work
Personal protective equipment
Workplace & Work equipment
Emergency Procedures
Occupational health
Ergonomics and workstation design Manual handling
Working at Height
Transport & Vehicles
Fire Safety

Target Audience
Employee’s with little or no prior knowledge of current health & safety legislation who require a nationally recognised certificate.


To provide attendees with information on health and safety issues which they will encounter during their working day;

Learning Objectives

To promote a positive health & safety culture;

To increase awareness of health & safety issues;

To carryout assigned tasks in both a safe and efficient manner;

To understand the legal responsibilities of both the employer and employee as defined by the Health & Safety at Work Act.


Certificate is valid for 3 years

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