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Health and Safety

This full-day (7 hour) course ensures that all staff are fully up-to-date with regards to their organisations health and safety responsibilities as well as their own. The course is mandatory and aims to provide staff with an overview of health and safety issues within their work environment, to understand the use of risk assessments, how to handle hazardous substances, how to implement security measures in the work setting and now includes how to manage stress. All staff should complete this course annually due to the need to be fully up-to-date with their statutory health and safety responsibilities. 

This course covers:

- The legislation relating to general health and safety in a work setting
- The main points of organisational health and safety policies and procedures
- The main health and safety responsibilities of staff, the employer and others in the workplace
- The tasks relating to health and safety that should not be carried out without specialist training
- How to access additional support and information relating to health and safety
- Different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in the work setting 
- Assessing the health and safety risks posed by work settings, situations or activities
- How and when to report health and safety risks
- The procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness should occur
- The emergency first aid actions that can and can not be carried out
- Hazardous substances in the workplace including safe practices for storing, using and disposing of
- How to prevent fires from starting or spreading and what to do in the event of a fire
- Staff security, the security of service users, and the security of others in the workplace.
- The common signs and indicators of stress and the circumstances that trigger stress
- Ways to manage stress in the workplace

For healthcare settings the additional subjects will be covered:
- The key pieces of legislation that relate to moving and assisting
- The agreed ways of working in relation to medication 
- The agreed ways of working in relation to healthcare tasks

Key information
- A maximum of 12 participants can be accommodated on the course to ensure quality of teaching.
- The course involves health and safety documentation, please inform us time of booking if you would like us to use your organisations paperwork.
- Each learner will receive a workbook which they will complete throughout the duration of the course.
- Each person will need to complete a theory assessment.
- Successful participation of the course and all the assessments will result in certification which is valid for 1 year.
- Knowledge and competence should be assessed at least annually.

Course duration: 7 hours (inclusive of two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch break. Please note lunch is not provided).

Course cost: £100 per person, payment due at time of booking.

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