The importance of good health and safety

Following health and safety best practice is not only vital for managing and minimising risks to ensure a safe environment, but it's also essential for adhering to government regulations.

Health and safety statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Health and safety statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

In addition to the danger to public health, there are large fines in place for non-compliance, alongside risks to the success and reputation of an organisations' business. It is therefore essential that you, and the people you work with, are equipped with the right skills and knowledge, and to the standards we set as the UK's only chartered body for environmental health.

Why choose CIEH?

From first aid and fire safety to working at heights and manual handling, we provide a range of courses at different levels all designed by subject-matter experts to suit your skills and experience. We offer courses at different levels to suit a variety of needs and roles within an organisation, supporting health and safety inductions all the way through to total health and safety management.

Flexible e-Learning format

Our e-Learning is available to your team anywhere and anytime, providing flexibility. With our easy-to-use learning management system, you can track progress, measure performance and start training courses without any in-house technical set up required.

The content is aligned with work-based learning (WBL) versions of courses, allowing it to be used as a precursor if desired.

Written by experts

Our training is written in partnership with subject matter experts including environmental health professionals, and peer reviewed to ensure accuracy.

Designed for an engaging and positive learner experience

We pride ourselves on prioritising the learning experience, considering how to optimise our content to suit learner needs. With our eLearning training courses, you can expect:

  • Downloadable PDFs with course highlights
  • Online tests at appropriate junctures
  • Bitesize videos outlining learning objectives

Explore our online health and safety training courses

Introduction to First Aid

Topics include:

  • Introduction to first aid
  • First aid equipment
  • First at a scene
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Unconscious casualties
  • First aid incidents
  • Treating minor injuries

Level 1 Health & Safety

Topics include:

  • Overview of health and safety principles
  • Overview of workplace hazards, conditions and procedures
  • Legal responsibilities

Level 1 Principles of Fire Safety Awareness

Topics include:

  • Cause and effect of fire in the workplace
  • Preventing fire
  • Responsibilities for the employer, fire wardens and key staff
  • Actions to take in the event of fire

Slips, Trips and Falls

Topics include:

  • RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences) statistics for slips, trips and falls in the workplace
  • The main regulations relevant to workplace safety
  • Legal ‘punishments’ the HSE can enforce
  • The five steps of a risk assessment
  • Responsibilities in the workplace

Working at Height

Topics include:

  • Working at height – definitions
  • Legal responsibilities
  • The five steps of a risk assessment
  • Ladders and stepladders safety
  • Specialist equipment
  • Types of protection

Level 2 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Topics include:

  • Health problems
  • Identifying hazardous substances
  • Controlling hazardous substances
  • COSHH regulations

Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace

Topics include:

  • Health and safety matters
  • A safe workplace
  • Working safely
  • Vehicles, noise and heights
  • Manual handling
  • Fire and electrics
  • COSHH
  • When things go wrong

Level 2 Principles of Manual Handling

Topics include:

  • Overview of manual handling
  • Manual handling hazards
  • Risk assessments
  • Controls and reducing the risk of harm
  • Legislation and guidance

Level 3 Health and Safety in the Workplace

Topics include:

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Legislation
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Ill health in the workplace
  • Health and safety organisation and management
  • The role of supervisors

Looking for other courses?

We also offer a wide range of expertly designed environmental health training courses available both online, in-person or a blend of both.

Want to know more about our online training courses?

Complete our online form to contact our training experts or call us on +44 (0)20 7827 5800

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