Care Certificate Standard 13 - Health and Safety

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    Care Certificate Standard 13 - Health and Safety | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    2 hours

    CPD Hours

    2 hours


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    Who is the course for?

    This online Care Certificate Standard 13 course is specifically designed for healthcare support workers, adult social care workers, and non-clinical staff like porters, cooks, and drivers who interact directly with patients or service users in various settings such as NHS facilities, residential homes, nursing homes, and community care environments. It is essential for new staff undergoing induction and provides a valuable knowledge refresh for existing staff.

    Course content

    This Care Certificate Standard 13 online course is divided into the following sections:


    • Overview of health and safety principles and their importance in healthcare settings.

    Key health and safety legislation

    • Detailed discussion of relevant laws and regulations that govern workplace safety.

    Health and safety responsibilities

    • Clarification of individual and organisational responsibilities under health and safety laws.

    Health and safety law in practice

    • Practical application of health and safety laws in healthcare settings.

    Performing routine tasks with caution

    • Guidelines for safe execution of daily tasks to prevent accidents and injuries.

    Work-related stress

    • Understanding and managing factors that cause stress in healthcare environments.

    Summary and end-of-course assessment

    • Review the key topics covered and provide an assessment to test the learners' understanding.

    Course aims

    The aims of this Care Certificate Standard 13 eLearning course are to:

    • Enhance the understanding of health and safety measures necessary in healthcare settings.

    • Equip learners with the knowledge to manage and reduce workplace hazards effectively.

    • Promote adherence to health and safety legislation to ensure a safe working environment.

    Learning objectives

    To achieve the aims, this Care Certificate Standard 13 eLearning course:

    • Enumerate key health and safety regulations and demonstrate their application in the workplace.

    • Identify various workplace hazards and describe measures to mitigate them.

    • Implement effective risk management processes for health and safety.

    • Recognise the importance of maintaining health and safety standards in providing care.

    • Report health and safety concerns through the proper channels to ensure prompt action.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this Care Certificate Standard 13 online training course, you will be able to:

    • ​​Understand and apply health and safety laws and guidelines within healthcare settings to ensure compliance and promote safety.

    • Identify potential hazards in their daily work environments and implement strategies to mitigate these risks effectively.

    • Utilise risk assessments to maintain a safe working environment for themselves and others, recognising the importance of continuous safety evaluations.

    • Promote and maintain safety standards in healthcare by adhering to policies and using protective measures to prevent workplace accidents and injuries.

    • Communicate and report health and safety concerns promptly and efficiently to facilitate a rapid response and maintain a high workplace safety standard.

    Accreditation and Certification

    This online Care Certificate Standard 13 training course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. It complies with the requirements of Skills for Care and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), meeting legislative and regulatory standards for health and social care settings. Successful completion grants a CPD certificate, confirming adherence to these high standards for the theory element of this standard.

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    Why is the course important?

    Health and safety training is crucial in health and social care settings to prevent accidents and ensure a safe environment for staff and patients. This course provides essential knowledge and skills to manage health and safety proactively, fulfilling legal obligations and contributing to a culture of safety in health and social care.

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