Risk Assessment for Health & Safety in the Care Home by BVS Training
Risk assessments are a legal requirement under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations. This video will show managers and staff how to carry out effective health and safety risk assessments in the care home. Learn how to identify the hazards and risks; evaluate the risks; record existing control measures; evaluate the adequacy of control measures; implement additional controls; review the risk assessments and control measures. Staff, residents and general building assessments are all examined.
Subjects covered include:
Identify the Hazards • Observation • Consultation • Hazard Reporting • Identify Who is at Risk • Evaluate the Risks • Evaluate the Severity of the Hazard • Record your Findings • Review and Revise the Assessments • Generic Assessments • Staff Assessments • Resident Assessments • Case Study and Results • Summary
Duration: 24 minute DVD in 16 sections to be used in a suggested 3 hour training session.
An accompanying CD-ROM contains a Training Pack, which includes a Lesson Plan, 2 group and/or individual exercises, 2 discussions and 4 handouts. The CD-ROM also contains Question and Answer sheets a Trainer’s Guide and other supporting materials, all designed to help trainers prepare and run an effective training session
Consultant: Andy Furness, CFIOSH GIFireE MIIRSM MRSH
Peer Review: Salvus Consulting – Safety Management Training
Skills for Care Common Induction Standard (Revised 2010) 8.2
Care Council for Wales Induction Framework (2008) 3.1
Health and Social Care NOS/NVQ Units 32 & 3117
QCF: Health and Social Care Diploma (England) Unit HSC 027
QCF: Health and Social Care Diploma (Wales and Northern Ireland) Unit HSC 027