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The Essentials of Health & Safety in Food Premises

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Health and Safety - Level 1

A very easy-to-read, 16-page, full-colour booklet which will assist food businesses to comply with Health & Safety laws.

  • Title: The Essentials of Health & Safety in Food Premises
  • Author: Richard A Sprenger and Martin Wordsworth
  • Pages: 16
  • ISBN: 978-1-910964-57-6
  • Illustrations: Full-colour illustrations throughout
  • Format: A5 paperback, gloss finish
  • Published: 2017

This Health & Safety booklet provides clear guidance on the rules of health & safety that must be followed by all food handlers. With clear and amusing illustrations throughout, the amount of text is minimized to make for a really user-friendly booklet.

Topics covered include:

  • Health & Safety policy
  • Health & Safety law
  • Accidents & injuries
  • Lifting & carrying
  • Risk assessment
  • Equipment
  • Safety signs
  • Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Electricity
  • First aid
  • Fire


1-9 £2.00
10-99 £1.25
100-499 £0.85
500-999 £0.75
Kurdish £3.50

Please note: All prices are per unit and are exclusive of shipping.

Ideal as an induction and awareness booklet on essential elements of health and safety for all food handlers. Includes a short test to demonstrate the book has been read and to use for training records. May also be used for food handlers attending short health and safety sessions.

Update added in June 2016

Content Updates

This addendum lists the changes that have been made to the latest version of The Essentials of Health and Safety in Food Premises booklet.

Update added in February 2015

Content Updates

The new version of this publication incorporates the following changes to the prior version:

Page 7 - The introductory paragraph has been changed to read "Manual handling injuries are within the top 3 causes of lost time off work."

Page 7 - Point 4 has been changed to read -  "Keep the back slightly flexed."

Page 8 - The first bullet point now reads - "Chairs should be on five castors and be adjustable in height."

Page 11 - The graphic showing the first aid box has been changed from blue to green.

Page 12 -  Question 8 has been changed to "A substance labelled with a skull and crossbones symbol is classed as:"

Page 13 - Question 13, Option 3 has been changed to "Get a firm grip, keep back slightly flexed."