The course is informed by the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and the organisation’s related policy.
| The course
provides some knowledge for
NHS KSF: Core 3.4
MIS (2012): 1.3
The course will help the organisation deliver CQC Outcomes 8, 10, 11 & 20.
By the end of the course learners should understand:
• Their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act
• The principles of the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
• The relationship of risk assessment to other European Directives
• The role of manager/supervisor - the legal position
• The role of support staff - the legal position
• The underlying principles of risk assessment
• What is meant by "suitable and sufficient"
• How to develop risk assessments appropriate to their area of work
• The need to carry out Inspections
• How to identify workplace hazards
• How to calculate risk in a practical and pragmatic manner
• The organisation’s risk assessment form and procedure for completing it
• How to prioritise what to do next
• The importance of monitoring
• How to investigate an Accident
• How to carry out an Accident Investigation and draw suitable conclusions which may prevent the accident happening again
|Training methods utilised include Tutor presentation, PowerPoint, Practice Examples, Discussion in small and larger groups, Role Play, Handouts|