Module 1

Safety, Health and Hygiene


This course emphasises the importance of health and safety to the individual and the organisation; introduces the student to risk assessment and control; considers specific safety hazards to be found in a flour mill, including fire and dust explosions and the means of avoiding them; and covers good hygiene practice and the dangers of infestation.

Module 1 is an essential course for all new flour millers, health and safety personnel and those working towards the nabim Advanced Flour Milling Certificate.

Topics Covered

  • Good Health and Safety
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Control
  • Hazards and Precautions
  • Fire and Explosion Prevention
  • Environmental Impact
  • Hygiene Strategies
  • Pests
  • Infestation Prevention


The date for examination on this module is Tuesday 7 May 2019 and will accord with the test specification below and also set out in the course workbook.

Duration: 2 hours, 8 questions

Test Specification

Importance of health and safety 1 question
Risk assessment and control 2 questions
Hazards and precautions 4 questions
Hygiene and pest prevention 1 question

Past Papers