Health & Safety for Managers

Full day course which is aimed at managers or those with a lead or supervisory health and safety role in a care setting
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Health & Safety for Managers

Full day course which is aimed at managers or those with a lead or supervisory health and safety role in a care setting
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Introduction

This one day course is designed for managers or those with a lead or supervisory health and safety role in the care setting.  Its aim is to give a thorough understanding of key health and safety topics, including the work environment, fire safety, work equipment, COSHH, manual handling, and many more relevant to the care setting.  The course goes into detail about areas of health and safety within the care setting and provides information on how to undertake effective risk assessments and implement relevant, sufficient, and appropriate control measures. It also gives an in-depth guide to health and safety legislation and the responsibilities that all managers, leads and supervisors are expected to maintain.

Course Contents

  • Current care-based statistics
  • Legislation overview
  • Responsibilities
  • Policies, procedures and documentation
  • Vulnerability, competence and risk
  • Risk assessment to include: 
  • Considerations
  • Balanced decision making
  • Risk averse
  • Safety Vs Needs
  • Balancing risk
  • Hazard Vs Risk
  • Risk Matrices
  • Risk evaluation
  • Risk removal and reduction
  • Violence in the workplace
  • Environmental risks
  • Floors and stairs
  • Lighting
  • Electrical
  • Kitchen
  • Outside
  • Home security
  • Personal considerations – residents and staff
  • COSHH
  • Biological hazards
  • Legionnaires disease
  • ACOP8
  • RIDDOR
  • Other health and safety considerations
  • Food hazards
  • Infection control
  • Manual handling
  • Bed rails
  • Fire safety
  • Lone working
  • Workplace mental health and stress

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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