This course is for managers and senior staff in independent & voluntary adult social care providers only
Under the Health & Safety at Work etc Act (1974), managers need to have effective Health and Safety policies and have a responsibility for the health and safet of staff, service users and other colleagues.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
• Organise for Health & Safety - staff motivation and importance of training and establishing a positive health and safety culture.
• Plan and implement - risk assessment, hazard identification, risk control, safe systems of work, and making changes than can lead to improvement in health and safety
• Measure health and safety performance - looking at accident recording and records, audits, and inspections
• Outline health and safety policies for lone workers.