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Online CPD – Health & Safety in the Dental Practice

For all dental professionals

This course will give you the knowledge you need to carry out risk assessments and to identify and control the risks from common dental practice hazards.

What you will learn from this CPD course

  • Employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare.
  • The requirements for training and competence in the workplace and how to effectively communicate health and safety information.
  • How risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • The meaning of the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’,
  • How risk assessments are carried out
  • How risk assessments contribute to a reduction in workplace accidents and ill health.
  • How to identify hazards in the workplace, understand how hazards can cause harm or damage and learn the risk controls for common hazards.
  • The common causes of workplace accidents and ill health, the actions to take following an incident at work and the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health accurately.

Our Health and Safety in the Dental Practice course is quality assured and specifically tailored to help you fulfil your enhanced CPD requirements set out by the GDC. It also meets the CQC regulations to ensure you and your practice are delivering the highest standard of dental care.

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4 hours

£84 inc VAT

GDC Outcomes: B

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Who is the course suitable for?

Dentists
Dental Therapists
Dental Hygienists
Orthodontic Therapists
Clinical Dental Technicians
Dental nurses
Dental Technicians

And any other team members with a valid GDC number can benefit from this CPD course.

Great reasons to take this course

Why take the health and safety CPD course?

  • Be able to carry out risk assessments in the dental practice.
  • Boost your employability – Being up to date in health and safety is very appealing to potential employers.
  • Feel reassured that your dental practice is managed in a way in which is safe for all individuals.
  • Become an asset to your team by knowing your health and safety role and responsibilities and performing them well.
  • Fulfil your CQC training requirements on this topic.
  • Perform well in a CQC inspection when asked about health and safety

Course modules

Module 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare at work

In this section, you will develop your understanding of employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence in the workplace and how to effectively communicate health and safety information.

Module 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety

You will cover the meaning of the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’, how risk assessments are carried out and how they contribute to a reduction in workplace accidents and ill health.

Module 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards

This module will enable you to identify hazards in the workplace, understand how hazards can cause harm or damage and learn the risk controls for common hazards.

Module 4: Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work

In this section, you will cover the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health, the actions to take following an incident at work and the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health accurately.

Relevant Legislation

Health and safety at work Act 1974  

 CQC Regulation 12 (Safety of care and treatment).

CQC Regulation 17 (Good governance)

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Our interactive CPD learning courses have been created by Emma Male to the highest quality of learning standards.
If you have any enquiries about these courses feel free to contact Emma
Emma has many years of experience teaching dentists and dental nurses and has delivered courses in practice and online making her uniquely positioned to offer our online CPD training in a fun engaging and interactive manner.
Emma holds the Kings College Hospital Dental Implant Nursing Certificate and has been the seconded BADN council member for Dental Implants.

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