Health and Safety

Are your employees aware of their responsibilities under The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999? Furthermore, under Health and Safety Legislation, employers are required to provide appropriate health and Safety training for themselves and/ or their employees.  Ensure that you and your employees comply with legislation and raise awareness of the need to provide a healthy, safe working environment ensuring the welfare of everyone.

Duration: 3 Hours

Experience: None required

This course is suitable for: all staff currently working within health and social care settings in the United Kingdom. The course is designed to meet the training needs of domiciliary care agencies, care home or hospital settings and all staff. The course is also ideal for carers.

Number of Trainees: 15 maximum

Course Standard: The course is assessed and certified

Equipment Needed: Hand-outs will be provided

Candidates will cover:

  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Risk Assessment
  • COSHH
  • RIDDOR
  • Fire Regulations
  • Fire Safety
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Infection Control for Healthcare workers

By the end of the course Candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of health and safety within the workplace
  • Discuss the legislation underpinning health and safety at work
  • Define health and safety in relation to COSHH, RIDDOR and fire safety