Health and Social Care - Health & Safety

Health and Safety

Are your staff protected in the workplace? Health & Safety is a critical element for any working environment, which is why we offer Level 1 and Level 2 options for participants to gain a complete understanding. At Level 1, this course covers the principles of Health & Safety, identifying risks and hazards, and effective communication of Health & Safety at work.

At Level 2, participants will learn all of the above plus risk assessments, controlling risks, and effective responses to accidents and injuries.

  • To learn about the legislation, principles and guidelines governing Health & Safety in the workplace.

  • To recognise risks and hazards that might affect Health & Safety.

  • To effectively maintain Health & Safety standards in the workplace.

  • To improve ability to communicate Health & Safety policies and practices to others in the workplace.

  • To identify who needs to be informed in the event of a Health & Safety incident in the workplace.

ADDITIONAL (LEVEL 2)

  • To be proficient in conducting and documenting effective, legally defensible Health & Safety risk assessments.

  • To understand how to safely and effectively control specific Health & Safety risks in the workplace.

  • To learn about how to appropriately respond to accidents and injuries in the workplace, including what first aid is required and who needs to be contacted.

Duration

4-6 hours

Number of participants

12 Participants per booking.

Suitable for

Care staff, Supporters, Volunteers, Family, Professionals