MEL Health and Safety Consultants

Health & Safety in the Workplace - Level 2 Award

CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health)

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace


The CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace aims to provide candidates with good understanding and knowledge of health and safety. The qualification provides an introduction to health and safety and focuses on eleven key areas:

  • Health and Safety Law

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Welfare
  • The Workplace and Workplace Equipment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Ergonomics and Workstation Design
  • Transport and Vehicles
  • Noise and Vibration.

The support materials focus on enabling candidates to understand:

  • Health and safety requirements placed employers and employees
  • Hazard and risk and the main causes of harm to workers
  • The importance of health and safety and following safe systems of work, procedures and rules
  • The general hazards and controls in respect to both safety and occupational health risks
  • How their own actions can reduce risks to health and safety.

Who needs this qualification?

This qualification is designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. It can be used in any private or public sector environment and is made up of two three-hour training programmes or one six-hour training programme.


The assessment consists of two 15-MCQ examination papers or one 30-MCQ examination paper.

If you would like to receive more information about this course please call a member of our training department on 01708 555544 or click here to contact us via email.