Course Description

CIEH Level 2 – Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing

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CIEH Level 2 – Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing


If you directly handle and prepare food, it is important that you adhere to the relevant health and safety regulations on food manufacturing. The Level 2 – Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing course is designed for individuals like owners of food establishments and others who directly handle and prepare food the core principles of health and safety. The course will equip learners with the skills and knowledge of working in a food establishment in a safe and healthy manner. Whether you work in a restaurant, hotel, hospital, school cafeteria the course will come in helpful as it teaches the importance of keeping health and safety at the forefront.

The Level 2 – Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing course will introduce learners to a range of topics such as basic fundamentals of health and safety matters, creating a safe workplace, applying structural safety features and working safely in a food establishment.

The Level 2 – Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing course will teach learners how to choose the right equipment, practice health and safety principles and apply them within the food establishment, wear protective clothing and how to deal with accidents and incidents. Learners will acquire in-depth knowledge on understanding and implementing the right health and safety policies within the workplace.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 93
1: Health and safety matters
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Workplace Accidents
1.3 Common Accidents and illnesses
1.4 Factors affecting health and safety
1.5 Costs and benefits
1.6 Health and safety principles
1.7 Hazards and risks
1.8 Hazards
1.9 Health and Safety: The law
1.10 Responsibilities at work
1.11 What’s covered by the law
1.12 Company health and safety policy
1.13 Health and safety inspectors
1.14 Putting things right
1.15 Summary: Health and safety matters

2: A safe workplace
2.1 Splash
2.2 Introduction
2.3 Aches and pains
2.4 Check your understanding
2.5 Identifying issues
2.6 Rethinking the workspace
2.7 Workspace facilities
2.8 Alcohol and drugs
2.9 Summary: A safe workplace

3: Working safely
3.1 Splash
3.2 Introduction
3.3 Structural safety features
3.4 Heating and cooling
3.5 Identifying hazards
3.6 Safety signs
3.7 Test your knowledge of safety signs
3.8 Using machinery
3.9 What do you do?
3.10 Personal protective equipment
3.11 Personal protective clothing in food manufacturing
3.12 Summary: Working safely

4: Vehicles, noise and heights
4.1 Splash
4.2 Introduction
4.3 Accidents
4.4 Accident causes: Test your knowledge
4.5 Environmental changes
4.6 What is noise?
4.7 Vibration
4.8 Risk Assessment
4.9 Noise control measures
4.10 Hearing protection: Test your knowledge
4.11 Working at height
4.12 Tasks at height
4.13 Choosing the right equipment: Test your knowledge
4.14 Risk Factors
4.15 Summary: Vehicles, Noise and Heights

5: Manual handling
5.1 Splash
5.2 Introduction
5.3 Challenge: Test your knowledge
5.4 Possible Injuries
5.5 Manual Handling Operations regulations: Test your knowledge
5.6 Making life easier
5.7 Doing it right
5.8 Summary: Manual Handling

6: Fire and electrics
6.1 Splash
6.2 Introduction
6.3 Fire: Common Causes
6.4 Dangers of fire
6.5 Elements of a fire
6.6 Fighting fire
6.7 Use of fire extinguishers and fire blankets
6.8 Extinguisher challenge
6.9 Fire Safety Features
6.10 What if?
6.11 Avoiding electrical shocks?
6.12 Electrical equipment safety
6.13 Summary: Fire and electrics

7: CoSHH
7.1 Splash
7.2 Introduction
7.3 Welcome
7.4 A day in the factory
7.5 Hazardous substances
7.6 Check your understanding
7.7 Examples of dangers of exposure- dermatitis
7.8 Assessing the risk
7.9 Preventing exposure
7.10 Training and authorisation
7.11 Safe working procedures
7.12 Summary: COSHH

8: When things go wrong
8.1 Splash
8.2 Introduction
8.3 Aggression and violence
8.4 Violence at work
8.5 Slips, trips and falls
8.6 First Aid
8.7 Accidents
8.8 Summary
8.9 End of Course

What will I learn?

Acquire in-depth understanding on health and safety policies and why they should be implemented within the food manufacturing industry.
Business owners of food establishments must learn about legal responsibilities of working in the food industry and adhering to them at all times.
Learn about personal hygiene when in direct contact with preparing and handling food.
Learn how to prevent accidents in a food establishment.
Learn about food poisoning and food contamination and how to prevent it.
Learn how to choose the right equipment in your food establishment and stick to a proper cleaning schedule.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

Food business operators
Food factories
Meat cutting plants
Vegetable packers

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Level 2 – Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Health & Safety for Food Manufacturing by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

Other Benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Gain access to quality video tutorials
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free Career Support Service
25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Food Safety, Health & Safety, Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 2 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 25
Entry Requirements The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers who work with and directly handle food processing and food manufacturing Anyone with an interest in health safety and food manufacturing, packaging and the storage industry
Career Path Hotel Chef – £7.47 per hour Catering Supervisor – £8.03 per hour Restaurant Cook – £7.54 per hour Cafeteria Worker – £6.73 per hour Kitchen Chef – £7.48 per hour
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