Course Overview
Statutory - HASWA, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, HSCA Reg 15, NHSLA Standard 1 Governance Criterion 4: Risk Awareness Training for Senior Management, NHSLA Standard 3 Safe Environment Criterion 1: Secure Environment & Criterion 5: Slips, Trips & Falls. CQC Outcome 10 focuses on the Safety & Suitability of premises and requires the Trust to make sure that people who use services and people how work in or visit the premises are "in safe, accessible surroundings that promote their well-being, are protected against the risk of unsafe or unsuitable premises, and are compliant with any legal requirements". CQC Outcome 11 focuses on safety, availability and suitability of equipment and requires the Trust to ensure people "are not at risk of harm from unsafe or unsuitable equipment". Risks Include: HASWA breached. HSE Improvement notice. Risk to Health. Sickness absence. Possible litigation. Loss of life or its quality.
Target Staff Group
Members of staff nominated as named "Appointed Person" as a requirement identified from workplace risk assessments having been undertaken.
Course Prerequisites
Not applicable
Objectives
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employees to have facilities for the provision of first aid in their place of work. This requires that the Trust has the required number of trained first aiders and appointed persons (refer to First Aid policy for full requirement details). Topics: Legislation and record keeping, Broken Bones, Unconsciousness, CPR and artificial ventilations, Head injury, Major and minor bleeding, Poisoning.
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Refresher Period
3 yearly
Duration
One day
How to Book
Enrol via ESR