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Health & Safety in Healthcare


  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Discuss the employee responsibilities of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 in Residential Healthcare environment. This will include reference to all Healthcare act and regulations that cross over to health and safety.
  • Evaluate the requirement of the 2007 General Application Regulations to the employee
  • Discuss the employee role in regard Safety Statements and what is contained within.
  • Healthcare specific Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
  • Identify and be aware of the hazards associated with slips, trips & falls, lifting, using equipment, PPE, donning and doffing, compressed gas, Biological Infection management, Chemicals, Infection Control.
  • Fire Hazard and Fire Prevention
  • COVID-19 impact on Infection prevention
  • Control with PPE
  • Q&A
  • Conclude & Follow Up Process

This training course is aimed at all working within community settings within the healthcare environment

Classroom based, instructor lead, practical hands on course

Product Description

This Health & Safety in Healthcare training course is a Half Day webinar programme, designed to provide participants with the knowledge of their responsibilities regarding health and safety in healthcare settings.

Awarding Body: Optima Training & Consulting Ltd

National Framework of Qualifications Level: N/a

Certification: Optima Training & Consulting Ltd Certificate of Completion

Renewal: N/a

Entry Requirements:
Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.

Assessment Details: Class Interaction

Cost Per Person:
The fee is inclusive of all training courseware materials, certificate of completion and 3 months after training support.

Progression Opportunities: Please see related courses

Protection for Enrolled Students: N/A

Should a course not proceed, any payment received will be refunded within 48 hours