REHIS Introduction to Health & Safety

This course is done in conjunction with
REHIS Introduction to Food Hygiene Level 1

REHIS Introduction to Health & Safety

The REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) Introduction to Health & Safety course meets the requirements for Health and Safety induction training for all staff, including young people preparing for work experience, people changing employment, and those with no previous employment history. It gives candidates a general introduction to Health and Safety by raising staff awareness of key Health and Safety issues in the workplace, and showing them how to focus on staff and clients’ welfare and safety.

Course Contents

– Be aware of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 as the major piece of UK legislation.
– Have an overview of risk assessment and reporting hazards.
– Understand the features of a Safe Working or a Hazardous Environment, and the basic classification of Hazardous Substances.
– Have an awareness of measures to prevent slips, trips and falls.
– Be aware of main Occupational Health causes and personal safety.
– Know the correct procedures for lifting and carrying heavy objects.
– Be familiar with PPE relevant to their job role.
– Understand the “Fire Triangle” and the need for methods of raising the alarm and making escape.
– Know what to do in the case of accidents and emergencies.

Assessment & Certification:

There is no formal assessment. On successful completion of the course, a National Accredited Certificate of Attendance will be issued by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS).


½ day (3 hours)



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