Health and Safety for Healthcare Workers

Health and Safety for Healthcare Workers

Crucial information for healthcare professionals, helping to maintain a healthy and safe work environment

Healthcare workers carry out a wide range of different duties and play such an important and essential role in improving the quality of life for thousands of people. They look after adults and children in a wide variety of settings which could range from hospitals, day centres, care homes and hospices through to caring for clients in their own homes.

The relevance and importance of the topics covered in this course couldn't be better highlighted than by the annual statistics concerning accidents and illness at work and this comprehensive course has therefore been produced to cover all aspects of health and safety relevant to healthcare environments. It delivers the following modules which meet the relevant frameworks and learning outcomes for the topic at this level:

  • Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Health & Safety Law
  • COSHH
  • RIDDOR
  • Risks and Risk Assessment
  • Emergency procedures and Fire Safety
  • Manual Handling
  • Infection Control
  • Medication handling overview
  • Food Safety Basics
  • Health and Fitness
  • Patient Information and Caldicott Protocol
  • Dealing with Conflict, Violence and Aggression
  • Handling Complaints
  • Safety in Community Settings and Lone Working

As this course is intentionally ‘robust’, it is important to allocate the necessary time to complete it. However it is not necessary to complete the course ‘in one go’ and you are prompted at various stages to take a break. For example, you may prefer to cover each topic and then take a break and if you do this, the next time you sign in, you will be taken to the last page in the course that you visited.

What our users say ...

  • richard barnes said:

    "good course"

  • Katie Hall said:

    "I think that the course is fab"

  • Lindani Evans Ndlovu said:

    "Suitable for my busy lifestyle "

  • ENOVWO Awadje said:

    "
    I sincerely loved every bit of this course.  Thanks for making it available in this format."

  • zanele nsibande said:

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  • Ronald Gange said:

    "I find the course very relevant to my kind of job. Very informative and very easy to understand."

  • ANDREW BROWN said:

    "great course"

  • NJABULO PHIRI said:

    "Informative and worth revising every year"

  • Lindani Evans Ndlovu said:

    "Powerpacked convenient"

  • Lynnette Harwood said:

    "I thought the course was very in depth and I learned lots from it. I have more courses to do and believe they will be great as it really opens your eyes to being taught very well. I have enjoyed the course and its content thank you."

  • MARY MTENGWA said:

    "​Very educational and interesting.I have learnt a lot.

    ​Thank you.
    "

  • CHARLES ITAUMA said:

    "The course was intensive and very informative , and useful to me. I will carry out my job much better and confidently."

  • William Moore said:

    "a good thorough and well informed course. I am very impressed and pleased of the knowledge I have taken in. Thank you."

  • Jeannette Willmer said:

    "This course was very well put , gained a lot of knowledge which i will use in my job. very interesting."

  • Anne Wood said:

    "Course was easy to follow and full of useful information"

  • hazel sinfield said:

    "

    In contrast to classes attended regarding child protection, this e-learning course was more in-depth, accessible, and compulsory engagement required due to test . Attended classes can have a passive attendance quality as there is no test, so that you can see people passing the time on their mobile phones!!

    The e-learning course - the flow chart was useful for people like me (A&E junior nurse) as well as the case study. This will influence my practice.

    "

  • Peter Okojie said:

    "Thank you very much for giving us so much detail on the course. I really enjoyed it.

    Thank you."

  • Stephanie king said:

    "Enjoyed this course and can't wait to do further courses with Redrock training."

  • Stephanie Platt said:

    "The videos were particularly helpful and engaging."

  • Anne Wood said:

    "Course was easy to follow and full of useful information"

    
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