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Online Training Courses & Certification in Health and Safety, Food Hygiene & Business

Health and Safety for Food Workers

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.

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.

Course aim

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.

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Online Health and Safety for Food Workers course content

This online course is divided into the following 2 modules:

Module 1 - Hazards Associated with the Food Industry

  • Types of Dangers and Hazards
  • Food Legislation
  • Responsibilities
  • Statistics
  • Risk Assessments
  • Company Policies
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Fire Hazards
  • Terrorism Threats

Module 2 - Minimising Risks in the Food Industry

  • Types of Accidents and Injuries
  • Types of Prevention
  • Regulations
  • Employees Duties
  • Safe Use of Chemicals
  • Safety Signs
  • Types of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Maintenance and House-keeping

Course duration

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 1.5 - 2 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.

Health and Safety for Food Workers Certification

RoSPA Approved E-Learning course
On successful completion of the online course assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their Health and Safety for Food Worker certificate. In addition to this, an email 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.

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Health and Safety for Food Workers cert

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 1.5 - 2 Hours Duration

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