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IOSH Managing Safely in the Care Sector

The course is accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety & Health), and has been designed for managers and supervisors who need a recognised benchmark of health and safety competence

It is a four day course that covers the primary health and safety management principles in a practical and sector-specific way.

Suitable for:
Supervisors and managers who deal with health and safety issues as part of their general responsibilities within the healthcare sector.

Course objectives

By the end of the training delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the key legal requirements and standards to be achieved within a healthcare environment
  • Understand how CQC  and UK health and safety legislation requirements compare  and relate to each other
  • Understand how accidents occur, how to implement simple systems to prevent them
  • Know how to conduct an accident investigation and what to record, and how to use this to reassure staff and service users
  • Know how to conduct a risk assessment, and to implement a risk assessment strategy throughout your demised area of authority.
  • Identify the key hazards in the healthcare environment and the management and controls of each (eg manual handling, management of aggression).
  • understand environmental issues within the health care sector
  • Know how to implement simple safety systems into other business initiatives and responsibilities to enable an integrated approach to safety when planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing your systems.

Four days

Exam Format
one hour multi format exam and risk assessment project completed within the training time.

Course content
The programme taught in modular format will particularly focus on:

Health & safety law

  • CQC requirements and their link with H&S law
  • Hazard identification and management
  • Risk assessment
  • Accident minimisation, reporting and investigation
  • Key Policies and procedures required for safety management
  • Asbestos and legionella hazards
  • Fire safety
  • Key premises issues

To find out course date please contact us!

First and foremost, I hope that you are all keeping well and are settling in where it is the case to “social distancing” mode.
We at the Ryder Partnership Ltd have been working throughout the last couple of months with clients in order to assist them in ensuring safe working practices in relation to COVID-19.
We have developed Risk Assessments, Safe Working Procedures and other information such as Safety Briefings, in order for employees to be able to keep their workers healthy and to demonstrate compliance.
Now in light of the Government Guidance on Working Safely during COVID-19 published on the 11th May 2020, we are able to assist in the production of your Risk Assessments, Policies and Procedures in order for you to be able to meet the requirements.
You should also be aware that if you employ 50 or more people then you need to publish the Risk Assessment on the website and the Government has given the HSE funding in order to undertake site inspections.
If you require assistance in preparing or auditing your documentation then please contact us
Keep healthy!
Click Here to view our Risk Assessment on Ryder Partnership Representatives whilst working at Customer Premises and/or Building Sites.