Foundation Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

CIEH Foundation Certificate

Designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. This qualification can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.

Who needs this qualification? Anyone in a work environment.

Why is this training important? Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless 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.

Why is this training important?

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the principles of health and safety and accident prevention
  • Ability to contribute to any health and safety management system
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • Understand the responsibilities placed on employers and employees
  • Understand the hazard, risk and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
  • Understand the importance of following systems, procedures and rules
  • Understand how individual action can reduce risks to health and safety
  • Appreciate how workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety

CIEH Foundation Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety in the Workplace

Facts - training and assessment details.

Course Duration: One-day programme delivered at your premises or via zoom

Assessment method: Multiple choice examination

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested Progression: CIEH Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Cost: £470 for up to 12 delegates

Open Course: £75 for individuals


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