Health and Safety in Care Settings

Overview

To enable and empower delegates with the knowledge and skills to manage health and safety in a care setting. The course has been devised so that delegate would benefit from attending either the morning session, the afternoon session or both depending on their needs. The emphasis is on practical skills and techniques which actually work in a care setting, backed up with good practice and theory.

Course Outline:

Legislation in Practice Module (morning session)

  • Legislation
  • Employers responsibilities
  • Employees responsibilities
  • Health & safety policy
  • Asbestos at work
  • Work at height
  • COSHH
  • RIDDOR

Risk Assessment Module (afternoon session)

  • Workplace risk assessments
  • Fire safety and risk assessment
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance