Health & Safety in Care Training

Our CPD Accredited Health & Safety in Care Training Course works alongside and helps you understand Standard 13 of the Care Certificate. This Standard touches on the legislation relating to Health & Safety in the Care sector.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Learn about and work towards compliance with The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and RIDDOR 2013
  • Understand how staff and Health & Safety policies are agreed with your employer
  • Understand your Health & Safety responsibilities

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

Our Health & Safety in Care Training Course educates users on the legislation surrounding Health & Safety so that both the carer and the people receiving the care are protected. 

There are various pieces of legislation that are relevant to Health & Safety in Care such as:

  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, 
  • RIDDOR 2013
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • and many more...

This Standard also touches upon how Health & Safety policies and procedures are agreed with the employer, who is responsible for Health & Safety at work and tasks that should be carried out after training. 

Standard 13 of the Care Certificate - Health & Safety in Care - requires staff to:

  • Understand employee and employer responsibilities and the responsibility they have of others for health and safety at work
  • Understand risk assessments 
  • Move and assist people safely
  • Understand how to respond to accidents and illnesses 
  • Understand medication & healthcare tasks
  • Handle hazardous substances
  • Promote fire safety
  • Work securely 
  • Manage stress

This course works alongside our 14 other awareness courses that make up the Care Certificate Standards

This course equips learners with the knowledge that's required to be put into practice in the workplace, whereby they can do the 'practical' part of their training, followed by having the Care Certificate supplied to them by their management as they meet the required standards. These courses provide part of training but practical training is still required to obtain the care certificate.

The importance of Health & Safety in Care Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Health & Safety in Care certificate

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT

Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Health & Safety in Care Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Health & Safety in Care Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

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Why is this training important?

COMPLIANCE

It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

Health & Safety in Care is one of the 15 standards in the Care Certificate. The Care Certificate is an agreed set of standards that set out what is expected of the job roles in the health and social care sector. It forms part of an induction programme that should be covered if you are 'new to care'. Our courses are used as an educational tool to help provide an understanding and awareness of each standard.

The Care Certificate was developed by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health. 

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (also referred to as HSWA, the HSW Act, the 1974 Act or HASAWA) is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain.

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