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Health and Safety – for Health and Social Care

At induction level, employees should understand the responsibilities of themselves and others, with consideration to fire safety, managing stress and sitting comfortably at a workstation.

This course covers these areas and also looks at how to move and assist safely, how to handle any hazardous substances and how to respond to accidents and sudden illnesses.

If you work in health or social care, this course will give you the basic understanding of health and safety that you will need to confidently do your job.

You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • Key policy and legislation relating to health and safety in your work setting/situation
  • The main health and safety responsibilities of you, your manager and the individuals you support
  • Where and from whom additional support and information relating to health and safety can be accessed
  • How to record and report issues


  • Understand Your Responsibilities Relating to Health and Safety in the Work Setting
  • 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
£25.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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4 reviews for Health and Safety – for Health and Social Care

I really liked it. It was good as I learnt thinks I never knew before.
I was fully engaged and found it very interesting and I am sure it will assist me in my line of work, thank you.

Heather Sim

Excellent course – very informative.
Delivered in a simple and clear language that was easy to understand.

Heather Sim

Concise and clear. Brilliant
Excellent self-explanatory course.

Heather Sim

I found this course very interesting. Thanks.
An insight into an area I now know I knew little about.

Heather Sim

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