Our Health and Safety for Food Workers course will help learners understand the hazards associted with food production and food retail. This course will also help you with due diligence if an accident was to occur.
The food industry is one of the UK’s most hazardous industries. Accidents in work are often traced to labour intensive production methods involving hot ovens, oils, complex machinery and tiredness due to shift working and the poultry processing industry has been highlighted as the most hazardous.
Approximately 38% of working days lost in the food industry involve trip, slip and fall accidents, commonly caused by water, fluids or grease falling onto floors which have been selected for their ease of cleaning, rather than non-slip properties.
This important course focuses specifically on the hazards encountered throughout the food industry, and will help to meet due diligence requirements for health and safety training.
This Health and Safety for Food Workers course is written specifically to cover those hazards associated with food production and food retail. It will help with due diligence should an accident occur, but it is important in your accident prevention planning. It will help you meet the demands of audit and inspection and is written to National Occupational Standards.
This online course is divided into the following 3 modules:
The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 2 - 2 and a half hours, however the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.
The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark (23 or above) to obtain the certificate.
On successful completion of the online Health and Safety for Food Workers course assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their certificate. In addition to this, an e.mail is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate. This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.