About the Course

Health and safety is the responsibility of everyone and is designed to keep you, colleagues, and people who are in and out of your workplace everyday safe. It is important to know that health and safety is overseen by the Health and Safety Executive which is accountable to government. This course will talk you through health and safety issues within your workplace and your role, feedback mechanisms, possible injuries, incident reporting, control of hazardous substances, work-related stress, falls and risk assessment.

About the Organisation

Medics Academy

We empower health professionals across the globe through innovative education and continued professional development.We are driving a digital transformation of professional healthcare training and development and aim to make it accessible to those across the globe and most in need. We believe this platform can improve care and save lives.Our team of doctors, engineers, artists and film-makers are creating an engaging platform to deliver the highest quality education available in the industry.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    1. Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Context

  • 2

    2. Health & Safety

    • Roles within the workplace

    • Feedback mechanisms

    • Factors affecting health and safety of workers

    • Reactive and proactive approaches

    • Hierarchy of control

  • 3

    3. Hazards

    • Workplace signs

    • Work related stress

    • Slips, trips and falls

    • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

    • Needlestick injury

    • Incident reporting

  • 4

    4. Risks and concerns

    • Risk assessment

    • Incident reporting

    • Escalating concerns

  • 5

    5. Summary

    • Summary