Hazard Reporting (Care Setting)

Hazard Reporting (Care Setting)

Hazard Reporting (Care Setting) - Free Training Course - Cloud Assess

Hazard Reporting (Care Setting)

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Understand the critical role of hazard reporting in aged care to enhance resident, staff, and visitor safety.
  • Learn the severe consequences of not reporting hazards, including the risk of accidents and legal liabilities.
  • Grasp how hazard reporting aids in preventing incident recurrence and contributes to continuous improvement in safety measures.
  • Identify common hazards in aged care settings, such as slip, trip, and fall hazards, inadequate lighting, and manual handling risks.
  • Discover effective strategies for identifying hazards in the workplace, including consulting with colleagues and utilising existing information.
  • Understand the reporting hierarchy and preferred channels for submitting hazard reports within an aged care facility.
  • Learn how to complete hazard reports accurately and objectively, including essential details like date, time, location, and potential consequences.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This comprehensive hazard reporting care setting course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and report hazards within aged care facilities, ensuring the safety and well-being of residents, staff, and visitors. Emphasising the significance of hazard reporting, the course covers a variety of common hazards such as slip, trip, and fall hazards, inadequate lighting, and manual handling risks, which are prevalent in healthcare settings.

Participants will learn the importance of adhering to health and safety legislation, including safety executive regulations and dangerous occurrences regulations, to prevent accidents and foster a culture of safety. Through engaging training sessions, learners are guided on risk assessment, incident reporting, and the legal requirement of reporting incidents, empowering them to contribute effectively to risk management and safe working practices.

Structured to allow learners to proceed at their own pace, the course provides practical guidance notes on completing hazard reports with accuracy, clarity, and objectivity. It delves into the responsibilities involved in risk incident reporting, including how to accurately describe and report accidents, potential consequences, and the importance of continuous improvement through feedback.

With a focus on safety policies, new equipment considerations, and specific risks such as latex allergy, participants will gain a thorough understanding of their roles in upholding health and safety standards in the workplace. This training course not only meets legal requirements but also prepares individuals to effectively manage risks, ensuring that aged care environments remain safe and compliant with safety legislation.

COURSE PREVIEW

COURSE ACTIVITIES

Introduction

  • Importance of Hazard Reporting (Aged Care)

Lessons

  • Importance Of Hazard Reporting
  • Hazard Reporting
  • Common Hazards In Aged Care Settings
  • Reporting Procedures

Conclusions

  • Quiz
  • Summary
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