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Health and Safety for Managers

Subject category: Health and Safety

Course overview

This course has been developed to look at Health and Safety within the workplace. It is aimed at Managers who have a responsibility for the overall management of Health and Safety within the services that they manage. This course will support Managers to explore how to adapt their approach to Health and Safety according to the services they may manage, including residential care, supported living, day services and individuals homes within the community.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
HSE fact sheets, hazard spotting game, risk assessment templates, group discussions and small group activities. 
This course has been developed and mapped to:
HSE Guidance Documents:
Involving your Workforce in Health and Safety and, 
Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Third Edition)
Memorandum of Understanding between the Care Quality Commission, the Health and Safety Executive and Local Authorities in England
This course has been developed and mapped to the following QCF unit:
Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care


Course content

Legislation
Designing policies, procedures & guidelines
Management of Health & Safety at Work
Risk management
COSHH, RIDDOR, Manual Handling Regulations
First Aid Regulations, Personal Protection Equipment
Meeting service outcomes
Providing updated information
Training, developing & supporting staff
Record keeping
Quality control

Learning outcomes

Explain the legislative framework for health, safety and risk management in the work setting
Explain own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to Health and Safety
Describe how to support others to comply with legislative and organisational health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices relevant to their work.
Describe how to work with individuals and others to manage potential risks and hazards
Explain the importance of keeping complete records and reports on health, safety and risk management issues according to legislative and organisational requirements


Duration

6 hours

Call us on 01727 733 999 or email us at info@uniquetrainingsolutions.co.uk to find out how we can help you with this course.

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