Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings (1 day) Course

What Will I learn?

This qualification provides candidates with a good understanding and knowledge of health and safety in the health and social care sector. It will help staff recognise the causes of harm and understand the significant risks that their actions can have on the health and safety of patients/clients and colleagues in their work environment.

Key Topics:

  • Legislation
  • Accidents and accident prevention
  • Workplace health and safety and welfare
  • Risk assessment
  • Specialised risk assessment
  • Manual handling
  • Fire and electrical safety
  • Current challenges to infection control
  • The chain of infection
  • Effective handwashing
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Clinical waste
  • Handling of infected linen and sharps
Relevant for:
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Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings (1 day)
Who should attend this course?

This qualification is specifically targeted at employees working in hospitals and care homes in the public and private sectors.

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