Who this training is for
This training is mandatory for all line, service and department managers (clerical admin grade V and above and Clinical CNM 1/ CMM1 and above) and those with responsibility for ensuring adequate provision of health and safety including the identification of hazards and assessment of risks.
To provide managers with appropriate information and guidance on the core responsibilities and actions needed to implement a safety management system in their area of remit.
After completing this programme, trainees will be able to:
- describe their role within the legal and policy context with regard to health and safety in the healthcare setting
- identify best practice with regard to the implementation of a safety management programme
- understand the purpose and importance of Site Specific Safety Statement (SSSS)
- implement a structured approach to risk assessment
Topic 1: Managing health and safety in the healthcare setting
Topic 2: Developing a safety statement
Topic 3: Hazard identification and risk assessment
How to book
Online via www.hseland.ie
The course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.
There is an online assessment to be completed.
An online certificate of completion will be issued.
Additional training may be required due to the complexity of the hazards, risk process and controls (including local emergency/ spillage procedures) in your workplace. These additional needs should be identified by each line manager in consultation with their staff through the training needs assessment process