Health and safety for health and social care

Topics Include: Responding to accidents, Handling hazardous substances, and Legislation

1 hour and 30 minutes

12 months access

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In the workplace, everyone has a responsibility to minimise risks to the health and safety of both themselves and others.

This 11 module course covers the elements you need to know to work safely in your health or social care role.

Health and safety at work is the responsibility of both the worker and the employer, and is governed by legislation and local procedures.  This course examines the responsibilities that an employer has to its employees and the responsibilities that employees have to themselves and to the people they support.

  • Know about your and your employer’s responsibilities under health and safety legislation
  • Understand how and when to complete a risk assessment
  • Recognise what hazardous substances are and how to deal with them
  • Know how to help people stay safe in their own home or care setting

  • Understand Your Responsibilities
  • Disability Awareness
  • Sitting at your Workstation
  • Understand Risk Assessment
  • Move and Assist Safely
  • Understand Procedures for Responding to Accidents and Sudden Illness
  • Understand Medication and Healthcare Tasks
  • Handle Hazardous Substances
  • Promote Fire Safety
  • Work Securely
  • Managing Stress

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