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Health and Safety for Food Workers

This food health and safety course, written specifically to cover those hazards associated with food production, catering and food retail. It will help with the defence of due diligence should an accident occur, and 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.

Remember, health and safety training is obligatory no matter where you work.

  • Slips on wet and greasy floors
  • Burns through ovens and hot fat
  • Cuts through using knives

Here are some of the reasons our online Health and Safety for Food Workers is one of the best in the industry.

  • Meets UK & EU legal requirements for food-handlers
  • Assured by RoSPA e-learning course
  • Online learning, train at your own pace
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course approximately 1.5 - 2 hours
  • Unlimited Resits at not further cost

In 2015/16, 144 workers were killed at work. Food manufacture, catering and food retail had a particularly high level of injury caused by –

The food environment is dangerous, with many hazards. Under the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act employers have responsibilities, including insuring employees are trained in the fundamentals of health and safety.

Ready to gain your Health and Safety for Food Workers Certificate?

Who should take this health and safe for food workers course?

Being in a food-handler role there are certain activities that may pose a health and safety risk. Controling these hazards as much as possile within food production and retail.


Our Health and Safety for Food Workers course is an Assured by RoSPA e-learning course, allowing us to provide the most up to date and industry recognised course.

On successful completion of the course assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate.

How long does a food health and safety for workers certificate last?
A Food Hygiene Certificate does not have an expiry date, however we advise you to refresh your knowledge every 3 years. This ensures you keep up to date with the latest food safety and hygiene legislation.

Environmental Health Officer Approved

Our Food Health and Safety course has been approved by Environmental Health Officers with its content developed in accordance to their guidelines, which means you can be sure you’re receiving the right training for your role.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Certified Course

All of Train4Food courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted CPD guidelines .

This Health and Safety for Food Workers course provides 2 points towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark to obtain the certificate.

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.

If you don’t pass the assessment first time there is no need to worry. We offer you unlimited FREE resists to make sure that you pass and get your certificate in health and safety for food workers, stress free.

Course content overview

When taking part in our Health and Safety for Food Workers course, you will cover the following modules:

  • Hazards Within the Food Industry This module explores the types of hazards that you may come across in a food establishment. It looks at what risk assessments, emergency procedures and company policies should entail and why they are important for the safety of staff.
  • Minimising Risks in the Food Industry This module covers the types of accidents and injuries food workers may face and the different ways to prevent them. It looks at why PPE (personal protective equipment/clothing) is important and when it should be used.

Course Overview

Course Aims

Once the learner has completed the course they will be able to:

  • Understand how to work safely in a food establishment
  • Know the different types of dangers and hazards in a food environment
  • Identify important legislation associated with Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Know how to handle the event of a fire safely
  • Understand why it is important to maintain correct manual handling techniques and procedures
  • Know how to prevent accidents and hazards occurring within a food establishment
  • Identify the different types of PPE that can be used to protect the health of the food worker
  • Understand why good property maintenance should always be implemented
  • Know the dangers that chemical, electrical and fire hazards can pose in a food business


If you're looking to train a team of 10 or more than we are happy to provide a range of discounts.

  • 10% discount 10+ Courses
  • 20% discount 50+ Courses
  • 30% discount 100+ Courses
  • 40% discount 250+ Courses
  • 50% discount 500+ Courses

Contact our support team on 01482 886 712 who will be happy to assist you.

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