Raising the awareness of workers with regard to the occupational health and safety should be a key role in every workplace. Promoting safety is aimed at involvement of employees in this issue and the change of attitude. The article presents an analysis of the awareness of employees in the food sector. The analysis was developed on the basis of the questionnaire. The questions focused on some important issues concerning the employees’ awareness. The survey which was conducted in the agri-food industry in the Lublin region, indicated that employees understand the issues of safety and health at work, they can use the knowledge obtained in the training in their workplace and know the hazard in the workplace.