Occupational Health and Safety is of vital importance for UK food and drink manufacturers. Through our membership of the Health and Safety Executive’s Food and Drink Manufacturers Forum, the FDF works with HSE to give our members access to the latest updates and information to help keep your workforce safe and your workplace compliant.

Top three areas:

  1. HSE Food and Drink Manufacturers Forum Common Strategy Initiative (see below)
  2. Recipe for Safety guidance
  3. Leadership and Worker Engagement tools

FDMF Key Initiatives

  • Slips and hazards action plan and KPIs
  • Musculoskeletal disorder signposting
  • Case studies showing how food and drink businesses have found solutions to tackle health and safety problems.

More details are available on the Health and Safety Executive website. Or on the Food and Drink Manufacture Health and Safety Forum page.


New health and safety courses for autumn!


The FDF is delighted to partner with Essential Food Hygiene to offer a range of training courses in health and safety.

The courses are all fully accredited, and delivered online via an easy to navigate website and compatible with all mobile devices.

Courses include:

  • Level 2 health and safety
  • Level 2 manual handling
  • Fire awareness in the workplace
  • COSHH awareness

Find out more and register

Terms and conditions

Contractual notes
The FDF is an affiliate marketer for Essential Food Hygiene, this means we receive a small commission from your fee at no additional cost to you. Your training contract is with Essential Food Hygiene and the FDF cannot be responsible for issues including but not limited to course content; website maintenance; delivery or scheduling or payments and reimbursements. Any disputes, questions or queries must be addressed to Essential Food Hygiene not the FDF.

To make your booking you will be entering a third party website (Essential Food Hygiene). Any data entered is processed in accordance with Essential Food Hygiene’s own policies. Data is not handled or stored by the FDF.

Contact details: Essential Food Hygiene Ltd; Lodge House; Cow Lane; Burnley, Lancashire BB11 1NN

FDF HR Initiative Award

Is your company a great place to work? Is it somewhere where workplace wellbeing is paramount and employee recognition is encouraged?

Enter in the FDF Awards – HR Initiative category before 28 February 2021, for your chance to win. It’s completely free to enter!

View the full criteria and enter now

Find our more about the FDF Awards

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