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Health and Safety for Primary Care Managers

Workshop Agenda:

Session 1:

  • The importance of health and safety in primary care
  • Guidance for health and safety
  • The risk management process
  • Understanding the terminology

Session 2:

  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Learning from incident information
  • Risk assessment - Your responsibilities
    - Workplace risk assessment
    - Assessing the risks in individual jobs

Session 3:

  • Display screen equipment
    - Understanding the guidance
    - Risk assessment
    - Plans for safe use

Session 4:

  • Other hazards in the primary care workplace
    - CoSHH
    - Manual handling
    - Electricity and fire
    - Personal safety

Workshop Objective

This course will enable  managers to implement health & safety easily into their practice. It will provide you with all the tools and templates you will need to meet your legal obligations. Topics  covered include Risk Management and Risk Assessment, The HSE Stress Management Standards, Display Screen Equipment, CoSHH  and Fire Safety. Make sure you are up to date and gain ready made documents to  help you implement safe systems and policies and meet CQC compliance requirements.

By the end of this one day workshop, delegates will have a clear understanding of the legislation affecting health and safety in primary care and their responsibilities within that framework. Delegates will learn about the nature and importance of risk assessment and the legal obligations to perform this in vital areas. The key focus of the workshop is on identifying and reducing the risks - the workshop will be highly interactive and use practical examples. Delegates will be encouraged to create their own action plan to take back to their practice for implementation.

Who should attend

This workshop is suitable for all those who responsibility for the implementation of health and safety in the workplace, especially:

  • General Practice Managers
  • Supervisors and Team Leaders

Workshop Duration

Full Day or Half Day