CIEH Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace

Leaders in Training Ltd
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CIEH Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace:

The CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace will benefit employees in a variety of work environments, as it provides candidates with essential knowledge and understanding of a range of health and safety issues. By highlighting typical workplace hazards and suggesting effective control measures, it will help them to work more safely and be more aware of how their own actions can affect the health, safety and well-being of others. It will also enable them to contribute meaningfully to any risk-assessment-based health and safety management system. This qualification is equally useful for those already in employment and those preparing to start or return to work.

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.

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

Additional entry requirements


Awarding body

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Course reference: CIEH-LP-L2HS (use this when contacting provider)

Course info


Professional or Industry specific qualification


UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

Virtual help:

No attendance for this course

Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

per course

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Excellent food hygiene course
5 5
by J - June 2017

This course is suitable for anyone looking for a stepping stone into working in the food industry. It was simply laid out, with clear instructions. I enjoyed doing the course and learnt a great deal. Highly recommended.

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CIEH Level 2 Food Safety for Food Manufacturing Course
5 5
by E - June 2017

Excellent course with clear information, regular reviews of what has been learnt, and clear goals throughout. Would highly recommend.

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