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Workplace Hazards and Safety

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CARE119

In this course you will learn how to help create a safe, comforting environment, and how to keep it free from hazards. Creating and maintaining a safe environment is important for both you and your clients.


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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Recognize Environmental Issues That Impact the Client
  • Create or Modify the Environment to Meet the Client’s Needs
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$15.99

Workplace Hazards and Safety Info:

In this 1 hour course you will learn about common emergencies and how to handle them, how to help create a safe, comforting environment, how to keep it free from hazards. You will also get an introduction to OSHA standards and their role in your workplace.

After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: recognize environmental issues that impact the client and create or modify the environment to meet the client’s needs; understand the hazards of the PCA job; realize the role of OSHA in workplace safety; safely handle hazardous substances; identify ergonomics in the workplace; handle fire emergencies; avoid and respond to home hazards; avoid lifting hazards; recognize the risk of falls and how to avoid them; and employ OSHA safety standards.

Course Outline
  • Understand the Hazards of the PCA Job
  • Realize the Role of OSHA in Workplace Safety
  • Safely Handle Hazardous Substances
  • Identify Ergonomics in the Workplace
  • Handle Fire Emergencies
  • Avoid and Respond to Home Hazards
  • Avoid Lifting Hazards
  • Recognize the Risk of Falls and How to Avoid Them
  • Employ OSHA Safety Hazards
  • Role and resources of OSHA standards including bloodborne pathogens, Hazard communication, PPE and the guidelines for caregivers
  • Hazardous substances in the workplace
  • Ergonomics and workplace safety
  • Fire emergencies
  • Potential home hazards and statistics
  • Avoid any manual lifting
  • Avoiding and managing hazards in the workplace
  • Preventing falls to clients and staff
  • Safety and side rails
  • Applying fire safety concepts
  • Preventing burns
  • Oxygen safety (flip book)
  • Workplace violence


Instructor

Sharon K. Brothers, MSW

Sharon Brothers has been involved in education, writing, management and consulting for a wide range of care-related programs and services. She is currently CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) which encompasses the brands: aQuire Training Solutions, Medifecta, CarePro and EasyCEU. Sharon received her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of British Columbia in 1980 and has since spent her professional career in the health care industry, developing and operating four assisted living communities for over 18 years. Sharon's leadership of the IPCed team is based on the concept of building a company that prepares the next generation to provide care to seniors, using the very best practices in e-learning and technology.

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Workplace Hazards and Safety

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