Health and Safety - for Health and Social Care
Health and Safety - for Health and Social Care

Health and Safety - for Health and Social Care

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Part Number:57
  • Modules:11
  • Duration:01 hours 15 minutes
Health and safety at work is the responsibility of both the worker and the employer, and is governed by legislation and local procedures.  

This course examines the responsiblities that an employer has to its employees and the responsibilities that employees have to themselves and to the people they support.

In this course you will learn:
  • About your and your employer's responsibilities under health and safety legislation
  • What you must not do until you have been trained
  • The types of illness and accident that you might come across at work
  • When a risk assessment should be done
  • The steps to take in assessing risk
  • When and how to report hazards
  • What to do in an emergency
  • About the importance of following your organisation's medication procedures
  • What hazardous substances are and how to deal with them
  • How to reduce the risk of fire
  • How to help people stay safe in their own home or care setting
  • What is stress and how to deal with it
The knowledge element of standard 13 of the Care Certificate is covered in this course. 

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