CIEH Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is an area concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. Important skills such as using protective equipment, dealing with accidents and controlling risks are paramount to a healthy and safe working environment. 

The CIEH Occupational Health and Safety courses provide information on the importance of health and safety and the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees, including the interventions required when things don’t go according to plan. The courses will also help you to understand the legal responsibilities and expectations for workplace health and safety. 

Find out more about our Occupational health and safety courses below and see our step-by-step guide to start delivering our training today.
 
▼ Introductory Occupational Health and Safety (Level 1)

The CIEH Introductory Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety provides an awareness of key health and safety issues, and the part that workers should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm at work by providing a low hazard environment designed to protect health and well-being.

Upon completion of this course you will have a basic knowledge of what is required to support a safe working environment.

Who is this course for? 

  • Employees of all levels that need an awareness of health and safety 
  • New workers required to take health and safety induction training at the start of a new job
  • As part of a work experience programme

Course overview

This course will give you a basic background and understanding of general health and safety practices and the control measures required to reduce risks in the work place. You will also learn about the importance of health and safety, typical workplace hazards and conditions that can affect you at work. You will develop knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees that are key to protecting the health and safety of all.

Key facts

  • Ideal induction to a job

Training materials available

  • Learning objectives, content, discussion and activity slides for:
    - Introduction to occupational health and safety (19 slides)
    - Workplace hazards (31 slides)
    - Workplace conditions (11 slides)
    - Workplace procedures (9 slides)
  • 4 activity sheets
  • 'Occupational Health and Safety Awareness – A CIEH introductory level guide to health and safety' course book
  • Test papers of 10 multiple choice questions each
 
▼ Foundation Occupational Health and Safety (Level 2)

The CIEH Foundation Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety supports businesses in their legal obligations to ensure employees are protected 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.

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

Who is this course for?

  • Suitable for individuals at all levels within employment
  • Employers looking for an induction or professional development course for employees

Course overview

This course will highlight common hazards and effective control measures. It will help you work more safely and be more aware of how your own actions can affect the health and safety of others, and will enable you to contribute meaningfully to any occupational health and safety management systems which offer transferability to other jobs.

You will also learn about risk profiling and its contribution to health and safety, incident reporting and emergency procedures.

Key facts

  • Ideal induction at the start of a new job

Training materials available

  • Learning objectives, content, discussion and activity slides for:
    - Introduction to occupational health and safety (30 slides)
    - Risk assessment (12 slides)
    - Common workplace hazards and controls (43 slides)
    - Incident reporting and emergency procedures (10 slides)
  • 6 activity sheets
  • 'Occupational Health and Safety Principles and Practice – A CIEH foundation level guide to health and safety' course book
  • Test papers of 20 multiple choice questions each
 
▼ Intermediate Occupational Health and Safety (Level 3)

The CIEH Intermediate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety will benefit anyone working in a supervisory position under an occupational health and safety management role in any work context. With a focus on the role of supervision, learners will develop the essential knowledge and understanding to enable them to discharge health and safety responsibilities.

Upon completion of this course you will understand your roles and responsibilities for the health and safety of others, as well as be able to effective shape management processes and procedures designed to ensure the safety of your employees. 

Who is this course for?

  • Managers and supervisors within a workplace
  • Learning and development coaches

Course overview

This course aims to provide managers and supervisors with a thorough understanding of the different aspects of health and safety in the workplace. You will learn about the importance of planning, risk profiling and organisational implementation of health and safety in occupational settings. This will also include learning about the monitoring, measurement and investigation processes required to comply with legislation.

Key facts

  • Updating and upskilling for previous learning
  • Offers management support

Training materials available

  • Learning objectives, content, discussion and activity slides for:
    - Occupational health and safety management (14 slides)
    - Planning (41 slides)
    - Risk profiling (13 slides)
    - Work-related injuries, hazards and controls (22 slides)
    - Work-related ill health, hazards and controls (28 slides)
    - Organisation and implementation (23 slides)
    - Checking performance (15 slides)
    Reviewing performance (7 slides)
  • 10 activity sheets
  • 'Supervising Occupational Health and Safety – A CIEH intermediate level guide to health and safety' course book
  • Test papers of 40 multiple choice questions each
 
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