Domestic Health and Safety - UK

  • 9 Topics | 1h
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course covers safety basics for employees who work in domestic environments. It identifies some of the particular safety risks of a domestic setting and outlines basic safety measures to take, focusing on hazards associated with domestic equipment, people, dangerous substances, slips and trips, fire and gas and work practices. This course was developed with subject matter expert support by DEKRA – Global advisors for safety testing, consulting, inspection, and certification. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognise basic precautions that help ensure domestic appliances and care equipment are safe to use
  • recognise control measures for preventing hot water and surface burn hazards
  • recognise ways to reduce risks associated with the use of bed rails
  • recognise ways to reduce feelings of stress while at work
  • recognise basic precautions to take to manage the risk of violence when working in a domestic environment
  • recognise basic control measures for potentially hazardous materials
  • recognise basic precautions to take to reduce the risk of infections and diseases while working in a domestic environment
  • recognise situations that present fall or slip risks
  • identify ways to avoid fire and gas hazards in a domestic setting
  • recognise safe manual handling practices
  • take appropriate steps to deal with common accidents in a domestic environment

IN THIS COURSE

  • Avoiding Equipment Hazards
    12m
  • Reducing Stress
    3m
  • Controlling the Risk of Violence
    3m
  • Dealing with Hazardous Materials Risks
    7m
  • Avoiding Infections and Diseases
    3m
  • Avoiding Slips and Trips
    3m
  • Fire and Gas Safety Basics
    4m
  • Manual Handling Hazards
    5m
  • Accidents and First Aid
    8m

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