Health, Safety and Welfare | Online E-learning

Health and safety training to keep you and others safe in the workplace

Without suitable precautions, the workplace can quickly become a dangerous environment. This online health and safety training has been developed to keep you up to date with the latest good practice guidelines and legislation.

To keep you and your colleagues safe at work, it’s essential to have a good understanding of how to reduce the risk of illness or injury.

Developed by healthcare professionals, this interactive health and safety training e-learning will give you comprehensive training on how to protect the health, safety and welfare of everyone at your workplace.

Training will initially be grounded by an awareness of common workplace incidents, the hazards which exist in healthcare environments, and defining popular terms. You will then enjoy practical advice about how to prevent incidents, and the simple steps to creating a safe working environment. This includes areas such as how to create risk assessments, how to report incidents, and how to comply with current legislation – including the Health and Safety at Work Act, Manual Handling Regulations, First Aid Regulations, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, and more.

What will I learn?

By the end of this health and safety training, you will be able to:

  • Explain what is meant by hazards, risks and accidents
  • Manage patient, staff and visitor safety
  • Outline relevant health and safety law
  • Report incidents correctly
  • Explain the different kinds of accident
  • Outline COSHH and waste disposal regulations
  • Complete and understand risk assessments
  • Identify specific risks in the workplace

Who should take this course?

This Health, Safety and Welfare e-learning is suitable for anyone working in the healthcare sector, who wants to keep themselves and the people around them from harm.

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English. Contact us to find out about our bespoke multi-lingual courses.

escalla Healthcare courses

escalla Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading healthcare education providers, and celebrates over 25 years of working in the health sector.

Our bespoke and off-the-shelf catalogue utilise the latest interactive learning techniques and platforms. Learners benefit from informative and engaging content, with built-in assessment, certification and hosting options.

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Health and Safety training course Content

  • Definitions
  • Statistics
  • Common accidents
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • HSWA responsibilities
  • Manual handling regulations
  • First aid regulations
  • Additional legislation
  • Breaches of the law
  • Patient, staff and visitor safety
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Electrical hazards
  • Work stations
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Display screen equipment
  • Stress
  • Physical and non-physical assault
  • Verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Questions you should be asking
  • The risk formula
  • 5 steps of risk assessment
  • Assessing risk
  • Specific risk assessments
  • Benefits of risk management
  • Types of reportable incident
  • Effective incident reporting
  • Incident report forms
  • What is COSHH?
  • What is a hazardous substance?
  • Control measures
  • COSHH symbols
  • Clinical waste
  • Correct disposal of waste
  • Questions to ask your manager