Standard 13 - Health & Safety

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: eLearning

This Health & Safety module delivers key underpinning knowledge to healthcare worker which can be used towards achieving the care certificate


The Health and Safety Group would recommend approx. 3 hours to complete course

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all staff throughout the health and social care sector, in particular

  • New starters to the organisation
  • Existing staff as a refresher
Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course the learner will:
  • Understand their own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting
  • Understand Risk Assessment
  • Move and assist safely
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Understand medication and healthcare tasks
  • Handle hazardous substances
  • Promote fire safety
  • Work securely
  • Manage stress
Course includes
  • Management of Health & Safety Regulations 1999
  • Category of Hazards and Risk Hierarchy
  • Responsibilities of Employer and Employee
  • Accident statistics
  • Causes of accidents, Prevention & Reporting
  • Definition of hazardous substances
  • COSHH risk assessments
  • Overall risk and exposure
  • Types of warning signs
  • General risks and precautions
  • Biological risks and precautions
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Medication Handling
  • Stress
  • Manual Handling Overview
  • Bio-Mechanics & Ergonomics
  • Moving & Handling Plans & Assessments
  • Ability Testing
  • Lifting Techniques
  • LITE Assessments
  • Simple Handling Equipment
  • Mechanical Aids
  • Controversial Techniques

(The certificate confirms the correct standards of knowledge have been achieved. The certificate maybe used as evidence towards achieving the care certificate)

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