Health & Safety Training

Three choices for H&S

Seafish is able to offer three distinct choices when it comes to health & safety training for the seafood industry.


Choice 1 is Introductory Health & Safety Training

This REHIS accredited short (3+hrs) training course is ideal for most parts of the seafood industry.

Equivalent to a level 1 qualification, it provides the entry level training preferred by most employers who are seeking a formally recognised qualification.

Course Content - Introduction to:

• Health & Safety Law
• Risk Assessments
• General Working Environment
• Slips Trips and Falls
• Hazardous Substances
• Occupational Health
• Machinery and Equipment
• Manual handling
• Electricity at Work
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Fire
• Accidents and emergencies
• Min. duration is 3 hrs

Choice 2 is the Elementary Health & Safety taught course

This one day course is delivered by Seafish approved trainers who are also approved by REHIS to deliver Elementary H&S Courses.

The course is followed by a short multiple choice test and successful candidates will receive an Elementary H&S certificate that is nationally recognised and equivelent to any other Level 2 H&S qualification. certificate.

Course Content
The course content is very similar to that of the Introductory H&S course, but it is dealt with in more detail.

Course Duration
The course has a minimum duration of 6 hrs plus the test.

Choice 3 is Elementary H&S by Open Learning

Covering the same course content as the Level 2 taught course and approved by REHIS.

Supported by a UK wide network of Seafish appointed examination invigilators

• UK wide

• Study at your own pace

• Take the test in your own place

• Nationally recognised

• Includes H&S training DVD and detailed workbook.

• Order your pack today!

Or download the materials here - Online study materials - Elementary H&S in the Seafood Industry.

Foreign Language Resources - Seafish's H&S training video has foreign language scripts available in:

To view the online video please visit Seafish's YouTube channel Seafishtheauthority - see this shortcut.

Please note that the open learning module and taught courses are (usually) only available in English.

For general information, to order an open learning module or to find a trainer please contact or 01472 252300

See related topics and documents

Health & Safety courses - distance learning programme for fish friers. This is part of the fish frying distance learning programme that covers food safety, H&S, fish frying skills and customer service skills. These courses are developed by Seafish and delivered by the National Federation of Fish Friers.