Course Profile

Course Profile: Health & Safety (1/2-1 Day)

Current legislation demands that staff be aware and conversant with Health and Safety duties and responsibilities.

This course affords the opportunity to have this subject explored in an interesting and unusually lively fashion. Many of our course evaluations have stated that attendees did not believe it was possible to have this subject delivered in such an enlightening and enjoyable way. This course will reflect the spirit of The Care Act 2014.

The course provides some knowledge for
HSC: 025 2.1; 027 1,2,3,6; 037 1,2,3
SHC: 022 1.1
Care Certificate: 13.1, 13.2, 13.4
The course is designed for

all staff in any work setting.
The course will help organisations to deliver CQC Outcome 8,10,11,20.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course learners should understand:

•     Examine their role and responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
•     Understand the relevance to them of The Management of Health & Safety
      Regulations 1999
•     Understand how RIDDOR 1995 relates to their work role
•     Understand the key elements of the organisation’s Health & Safety Policy
•     Know the responsibilities of the organisation and managers
•     Know their own and other employees’ responsibilities
•     Understand the role of the Safety Representative and health and safety
       consultation
•     Identify hazards and potential accidents/incidents in the workplace
•     Know the importance of reporting accident / incidents        
•     Explain how Risk Assessments apply to their work
•     Discuss the implications of health and safety regulations alongside service user's right to        take risks / express choice and thus promote well being as outlined in The Care Act 2014
•     Understand the key principles of COSHH
•     Know how to implement safe working practices when working with chemicals

Training methods utilised include: Tutor presentation, PowerPoint, Practice Examples, Discussion in small and larger groups, Role Play, Handouts