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SafetyTrainingMay 26 2015

Primary Care Commissioning has announced an e-learning health and safety training course intended for general practice staff at all levels or in similar provider organisations.

It covers the specific responsibilities of managers and any staff member responsible for implementing the health and safety policy. The course will enable participants to:

  • understand health and safety and their own responsibilities for a safe workplace
  • ensure that staff know what the law says
  • ensure compliance with the company's health and safety policy
  • minimise any risks to employee health by understanding regulations relating to display screen equipment, technology, signposting and manual health issues
  • know the emergency procedures and policies for fire and evacuating the premises
  • understand reporting and prevention strategies to minimise the chance of an emergency arising.

The course provides four hours of CPD and costs £75 for six months access.

Link:

Primary Care Commissioning announcement    

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