This course is only available to UNISON members.
Branch Health & Safety Officer Training
Health & Safety representatives play a key role in workplaces and the number has increased substantially following a resolution by Regional council to ensure that all stewards are trained. This one day workshop is for Branch Health & Safety Officers to ensure that you are equipped to support them and develop a H&S strategy within your branch. It will explore the role of the H&S Officer, how you fit in with branch structures, how to work with your H&S reps to hold employers to account for safety. The tutor is Joe Lynch, Lay Tutor.
Tutor: Joe Lynch
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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