Health & Safety Training

Smart Solutions Training, Specialists in Health and Safety Training

Health and safety training in Oxfordshire



Our Health and Safety training courses are designed to raise awareness of legal responsibilities to maintain Health and Safety in the work place and to help candidates to connect legislation to company policies. 


It covers basic risk assessment in any given situation, enabling them to identify possible causes of accidents in the work place. The importance of infection control and prevention, fire safety awareness and personal safety are also covered.

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Risk Assessment
Managing risk positively is: “Weighing up the potential benefits and harms of exercising one choice of action over another, identifying the potential risks involved, and developing plans and actions that reflect the positive potential and stated priorities of the service user. It involves using available resources and support to achieve the desired outcomes, and minimising the potential harmful outcomes. It is not negligent ignorance of the potential risks, it is usually a very carefully thought out strategy for managing a specific situation or set of circumstances.”
Throughout the training we explore empowering people by understanding how to balance risk by making decisions based on all the choices available and sometimes tolerating supported short-term risks in consultation, for long-term gains. Maximising the individuals supported Independence.

Aim

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of why health and safety risk assessments are required and how they are applied within care settings.

Certification
Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

Learning Objectives

  • Awareness of related health and safety legislation
  • List common causes of accidents
  • Know the meaning of ‘risk’ when it comes to health and safety
  • List the steps to a risk assessment
  • How to support the risk assessment process

Accreditation

External accreditation is available for this course, if required.

Infection Control
3 Hours

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information in order to minimise, prevent and control the spread of infection.
Learning Objectives
Identify the legislation and local and national policies associated with infection control.
Explain the causes of infection, and the methods of control.
Explain safe practice, and the use of PPE and personal hygiene.
Describe employer and employee responsibilities Risk assessment in infection control.
Certification
Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

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Lone Working
3 Hours

To introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to the hazards and risks involved with working alone, and identify methods of reducing and controlling those risks.
Learning Objectives
List the legislation associated with lone working
Produce a risk assessment for lone working
Describe the precautions that can be put into place
Explain supervision for a lone worker
List methods of communication
Describe how to report an incident
Certification
Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

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Level 2 Core Award in Handling and Administration of Medications
3 Hours

Aims
To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information to ensure the safe handling and administration of medications.
Identify the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
Explain the classifications, types of medicines, routes of administration, side effects and adverse reactions of medication
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Food Hydration and Nutrition
3 Hours / 1 Day

Our Food hydration and nutrition courses are designed to provide an overview of the issues surrounding food hygiene and provide steps to best practice for all food handlers.
It covers the importance of food safety, microbiological hazards, food poisoning and controls, contamination hazards and controls. HACCP from purchase to service.
Food handlers and personal hygiene.
Food premises and equipment.
Food pests and control.
Cleaning and disinfecting.
Food safety and enforcement.
Most importantly we explore the nutritional requirements of individuals needs over a broad spectrum and how to enable them to maintain a healthy diet.

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