Health & Safety (Care Cert) -Skills for Health Certified

This online training course covers a wide range of topics relating to health & safety within the healthcare industry, such as control measure, risk assessment and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations Act. The course will take approximately one hour to complete, and at the end of the training there are a number of multiple choice questions based on the course content, which must be answered correctly to pass the course.

Train Healthcare are fully aligned with Skills For Health and have been awarded the Skills for Health ‘Quality Mark’ for our face to face and e-learning training courses.

Course Pre-Requisite Requirements

No pre course requisites required.

Course Content:

Health and Safety Framework Legalisation

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and its application.

Duties of the employer

Duties of the employee

Offences and enforcement


What is a hazard?

What is harm?

What is Risk?

Control Measures

Risk Assessment

Policy and Procedures

Signs and Symbols

Waste management and colour coding

Safe management of Sharps

Medical Devices


Hazard signs and warning symbols

Slips, trips and falls

Electrical safety

Fire Safety



Stress in the workplace

Incident Reporting

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module candidates will:

Understand the legalisation frameworks that support good health and safety practices in the workplace

Be able to identify work place hazards and appropriate remedial actions

Be able to define health and safety responsibilities for the employer and employee

Identify the correct reporting procedure

Consider the risk in workplace activities


Online assessment