CSTF Health, Safety and Welfare (Healthcare) - Level 1

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    CSTF Health, Safety and Welfare (Healthcare) - Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    60 minutes

    CPD Hours

    1 hour

    Accreditation

    CPD Certification Service

    Certification

    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This foundational CSTF health, safety and welfare e-learning course is designed for all staff within healthcare settings, including clinical, non-clinical, unpaid, and voluntary workers. It addresses the unique complexities and potential risks inherent in the healthcare sector, emphasising the importance of maintaining a safe working environment for all.

    Course content

      This online CSTF health, safety and welfare training course covers the following topics:

      • The legal framework governing health and safety in healthcare, including key legislation such as the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, RIDDOR 2013, and COSHH 2002.
      • The organisation's commitment to safe service delivery and the role of employees in upholding health and safety standards.
      • Understanding hazards, risks, and risk assessment process, focusing on common workplace hazards like electricity, slips, trips, and chemical exposure.
      • Strategies for risk management and promoting safe working practices tailored to specific job roles.
      • The significance of consulting with employees on health and safety matters and the procedures for reporting concerns and incidents.

      *This eLearning course aligns with UK CSTF standards and fulfils CQC, Care Inspectorates, and other regulatory requirements, ensuring comprehensive, compliant training for all health and social care participants.

        Course aims

        This CSTF health, safety and welfare e-learning course aims to:

        • Equip healthcare workers with the knowledge and skills to navigate the health and safety challenges of their work environment.
        • Promote a culture of safety where health and safety practices become second nature.

            Learning objectives

            This CSTF health, safety and welfare online course will:

            • Provide an overview of the legal framework governing health and safety in healthcare settings, highlighting the obligations of both employers and employees under key legislation.
            • Explore the organisation's commitment to safe service delivery and elucidate the critical role of employees in upholding health and safety standards.
            • Introduce learners to common workplace hazards within healthcare environments, focusing on identifying, assessing, and managing risks such as electrical safety, slips, trips, falls, and hazardous substances.
            • Present strategies for risk management and promoting safe working practices specific to healthcare job roles, aiming to prevent accidents and work-related ill health.
            • Detail the processes for consulting with employees on health and safety matters, including the steps for reporting concerns and incidents effectively.
            • Demonstrate how to apply and advocate for safe working practices and risk control strategies that protect patients and healthcare workers.
            • Guide learners through navigating and implementing the organisation's health and safety policies and procedures, fostering a proactive approach to health and safety in the healthcare sector.

                Learning outcomes

                Upon completing this CSTF health, safety and welfare eLearning course, learners will:

                • Understand the organisation’s commitment to delivering services safely.
                • Understand the importance of acting in ways that are consistent with legislation, policies and procedures for maintaining own and others’ health and safety.
                • Know the organisation’s arrangements for consulting with employees on health and safety matters.
                • Locate the organisation’s health and safety policy and the arrangements for implementing it.
                • Understand the meaning of hazard, risk and risk assessment.
                • Recognise common workplace hazards, including:
                  • Electricity
                  • Slips, trips and falls
                  • Chemicals and substances
                  • Stress
                  • Physical and verbal abuse
                  • Traffic routes
                  • Display screen equipment (DSE), workstations and the working environment.
                • Understand how any identified risks might be managed through balanced and appropriate preventive and protective measures.
                • Understand how they could apply and promote safe working practices specific to their job role.
                • Know the actions they should take to ensure patient safety.
                • Understand the importance of reporting health and safety concerns.
                • Know the reporting processes and how the organisation uses the information gathered to help manage risks.
                • Know how to raise health and safety concerns.
                • Understand individual responsibilities in reporting incidents, ill health and near misses.

                *Aligned with the CSTF framework and regulatory body requirements, these outcomes establish crucial health and safety training standards in healthcare.

                  Accreditation and Certification

                  This CSTF health, safety and welfare online training course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. It meets the standards of Health Trust Europe (HTE), Crown Commercial Services (CCS), and the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP) frameworks.

                  Successful completion awards a CPD certificate valid for 3 years, aligning with the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), Care Quality Commission (CQC), and other UK health and social care regulatory requirements.

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                  Why is the course important?

                  Effective health and safety training is crucial due to healthcare delivery's inherent complexities and potential risks. This course ensures that all healthcare workers, regardless of their role, are equipped to contribute to a safe and healthy working environment.

                  The online CSTF health, safety and welfare course aligns with NHS frameworks and CSTF guidelines and is vital for both NHS and private sector staff. It offers comprehensive education to elevate healthcare standards and ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements.

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