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Risk Assessing for Managers

Subject category: Health and Safety

Course overview

This course has been developed for learners who have a responsibility for ensuring positive outcomes are achieved for the individuals being supported.  It explores how to balance Health and Safety requirements and positive risk taking when looking at risk management.
Learners will get the opportunity to complete both Health and Safety and positive risk taking documents that can be used to evidence and support staff to know what actions to take to ensure a positive outcome.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Health and Safety Executive’s Five Steps to Risk Assessment
And the following QCF units:
Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care
Understand Positive Risk Taking 

Course content

Health and Safety legislation
How to comply
5 steps to risk assessment
Assessing potential risks
Records and reports
Evaluating health, safety and risk management policies
Links between risk taking, responsibility, empowerment and social inclusion
Positive person centred approach to risk assessment
Balancing choice with own and others Health and Safety
Handling conflict
Recording decisions

Learning outcomes

State 3 pieces of current Health and Safety legislation
Describe how to implement and monitor compliance with health, safety and risk management
Give an example of how you can promote a culture where needs and risks are balanced with health and safety practice
Complete an action plan of how to Improve health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices
State the importance of a positive, person centred approach to risk assessment


6 hours

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