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Health and Safety Induction - for Health and Social Care


Upon successful completion of this training course you will understand health and safety law and policy and know who is responsible for health and safety.


This induction course is intended for all staff who work in the health and social care workforce. Although this course forms part of an induction programme for new starters, it is also intended for all practitioners who want to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

About this course

This course contains the following 11 modules:

  • Understand your own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others
  • Understand Risk Assessment
  • Move and assist safely
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Understand medication and healthcare tasks
  • Handle hazardous substances
  • Promote fire safety
  • Work securely
  • Manage stress
  • Disability awareness
  • Sitting at your workstation
  • Upon successful completion of all 11 modules you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.


    In this course you will:

  • Be made aware of key policy and legislation relating to health and safety in your work setting/situation
  • Know the main health and safety responsibilities of you, your manager and the individuals you support
  • Know where and from whom additional support and information relating to health and safety can be accessed
  • Know how to record and report issues


    Here are some of the topics covered in this course:

  • Benefits | Discussion | Law & Policy | Duty of Care | Reasonably practicable | Regulations | Health and Safety Executive | Penalties | Responsibilities | Employers' responsibilities | Various approaches | Employees responsibilities | Personal responsibilities | Young people's Responsibilities | Complaints | Reporting health and safety issues | Reporting obligations | What do you think? | What to report | Clear reporting | Primary concern