SAFETY ORIENTATION FOR HEALTHCARE
Workplaces have many areas where hazards or possible hazards are present. Too often employees just “go through the motions” when working and forget to stay alert to their surroundings. Safety in the workplace starts with having the right attitude about safety and taking the right steps to prevent safety incidents. This is especially true of healthcare industry workers. Not only should you be concerned with your safety and health but also for those who are depending upon you for their healthcare needs. It is very important for you to be a safe worker.
This training course is designed to make you aware of just a few of the possible hazards which you might encounter at work. It is a quick overview to provide you with some basic understanding of each area and to set you on the right path towards a safe and healthy work day.
This course will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete and will cover introductory information on these common topics:
- Slips, Trips & Falls
- Back Safety
- Fire Safety
- Electrical Safety
- Hazard Communication
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Handling Medical Waste
- Good Housekeeping