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Your Safety, Health and Welfare in Healthcare

Format: ELearning
Course Code:HSS-SHST-020:01


This course will provide employees with a basic awareness of key aspects of health and safety in healthcare. 


  • To support employees in maintaining their own health, safety and security.
  • To provide the employee with an understanding of healthcare hazards and the risks associated with these hazards.


Online via www.hseland.ie


Topic 1: Introduction

Topic 2: Legal duties and responsibilities

Topic 3: Safe working practices

Topic 4: Emergency procedures

Topic 5:Hygiene


The programme takes approximately 2 hours to complete

Record system

Assessment and Certification
Online certificate of completion will be issued

Mandatory basic health and safety awareness training for all employees as part of their induction

To be used in conjunction with local induction familiarisation programmes where you will be inducted in safe work practices, process and risks relevant to your specific area of work