How can this one day course help you?
- Meet the health & safety standards required in healthcare.
- Address key workplace issues: stress, violence, MRSA, infection prevention, manual handling
- Safeguard your budget from health and safety related losses
The course consists of four modules:
Establishes the delegate’s level of knowledge and awareness about working safely in your organisation, providing an understanding of the reasons for working safely and explaining the delegate’s health and safety role in your organisation.
Improving Safety Performance
Introduces the basic principles of corporate and clinical governance, providing an overview of the delegate’s roles in relation to safety management systems and explaining their legal duties and the importance of preventing and reporting accidents, incidents and work-related ill health.
Hazard and Risk
Defining the terms hazard and risk, providing delegates with a basic knowledge of risk assessment and your organisation’s approach, discussing the recognition of possible hazards and how to interpret risk assessments.
Highlighting areas of concern that affect workplace safety, such as violence and aggression, stress and manual handling; demonstrating types of hazardous substances that exist and how they can affect your staff, outlining the principles of infection prevention and control, and the threat of fire.
An IOSH Healthcare: Working Safely certificate is awarded to all those who attend the course and successfully complete the written assignments.