Health & Safety
Turning Point Scotland provide a wide range of services in different environments to people with varying needs. Therefore it is important that you know the content of the service's fire risk assessment, emergency evacuation plan and any other procedure that is specific to your place of work.
It is important to know that if you handle food as part of your work, you not only have a moral responsibility to the people you support to uphold food hygiene principles, but a legal one as well.
This course aims to support you to identify risks to your own and others health and safety while you are lone working. It will also help you improve decision making in every day situations so you are better equipped to make informed choices and therefore take action that minimises risk.
This course provides some basic guidance on the handling of medications and to act as a foundation for your practice in ordering, storing and administering medication within Turning Point Scotland services.
This course aims to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries that can be caused by poor manual handling in the workplace. The course will make clear the knowledge and skills that are required to enable you to carry out your job in a safe and effective manner, whilst complying with current legislation.