Health and Safety Awareness

Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of health and safety awareness in the workplace. Our course is designed to help protect people at work and those who are affected by work activities.

Skills for Care recommended Minimum learning Outcomes:

Will be dependent on the workers role and responsibilities and appropriate training should be provided to enable the worker to provide:

  • Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting.
  • Understand the use of risk assessments.
  • Know how to handle hazardous substances.
  • Implement security measures in the work setting.
  • Know how to manage stress.

Complete Training Minimum Learning Outcomes:

Enable the worker to:

  • Achieve all recommended minimum learning outcomes (listed above)
  • Complete a person-centred risk assessment
  • Identify what positive risk taking is
  • Types of aids and equipment that may be required and how to check equipment
  • Understand the ‘Public Health England’ guidance for the donning and doffing of PPE
  • Have an awareness of PEEPS and where these can be located
  • Describe practices that prevent fires from starting, and spreading
  • Different health and safety signs and symbols and the meaning of these

Links to: CQC key lines of enquiry (KLOEs) CQC fundamental standards:

  • CQC KLOEs / Safe: S1, S2, S3, S6 / Effective: E6 / Well-led: W1, W2
  • CQC fundamental standards / Safety

Suggested refresher frequency:

  • Monitor performance
  • Assess knowledge and competence at least annually.
  • Provide learning and development opportunities when identified or required and at least every 3 years.

This course will be delivered by an expert trainer in this field at a date and time of your choosing. The training is hosted at our own premises which can comfortably accommodate up to 12 individuals. All course materials will be provided and refreshments are included. This training can also be delivered at your own premises if feasible and required.

Certificates will be issued on completion of the course and you will also receive copies of completed evaluation forms for your records. We are flexible on start times to help accommodate for all your shift patterns, including evenings and weekends.

If face to face training is not feasible, we also offer a remote distance learning pack containing learning resources and workbook.

Our Facilities:

  • Disability access building
  • Ground flood training facilities (at request)
  • Comfortable classroom lecture/study environment
  • Toilet & Washrooms inc. disabled access
  • Refreshments provision

Theory & Activities:

  • Time required: Half a day
  • Accommodates: Up to 12 people
  • Total Price: £200 +VAT

Our training is also available in distance learning pack format at £10 +VAT per person.

Training Courses

  • Fire Safety - Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of fire safety, suitable for anybody in any workplace. Our course will help improve the knowledge and understanding required to act safely in the event of a fire in the workplace.

Qualifications

  • Certificate in the Awareness of Prevention of Falls Level 2 - The purpose of this level 2 qualification is to develop staff knowledge and understanding of falls prevention, in the context of health and social care.
  • Award in Principles of COSHH Level 2 - This qualification is aimed at learners entering the workplace where there is a requirement to deal with hazardous substances. This qualification covers risk assessments and the precautions and procedures required to ensure that chemical or hazardous substance risks are managed effectively.