Training Course on Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management

Datastat Research Consultancy

Training Course on Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management

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The course presents expansive coverage for healthcare professionals serving in safety, occupational health, hazard materials management, quality improvement, and risk management positions. Comprehensive in scope, this revised course covers all major issues in the field. It presents information on physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, and psycho-social hazards in an organized format.


5 days

Course Objectives

On completion of this course you should be able to:

i.             Get easily digested information through practical checklists and forms that can be readily put to use.

ii.           Gain knowledge on management, hazard control, compliance, standards, and accreditation.

iii.          Acquire information on leadership, performance improvement, risk management, organizational culture, behavioral safety, root cause analysis, new OSHA and Joint Commission requirements, and regulatory changes.

iv.          Apply a proactive approach to safety management and leadership.

v.            Get an emphasis on preventing accidents, injuries, and other adverse organizational events as senior healthcare leaders must learn to promote safety as an organizational value.

vi.          Control hazards, manage risks, and maintain proactive safety management programs.

Course Content

Module I: Introduction to Healthcare Hazard Control

a.    Introduction

b.    Healthcare Employment Growth

c.    Service Employees International Union

Module II: Healthcare Safety Management

a.    Introduction to Safety Management

b.    Management Efficiencies and Safety

c.    Safety Leadership

d.   Human Behaviors

e.    Safety Cultures and Systems

f.     Information Management

g.    Risk Management

h.    Quality Improvement

i.     Employee Health

j.     Worker’s Compensation Program Management

k.    Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse

l.     Materials and Purchasing Management

m.  Human Resources Management

n.    Security Management

Module III: Healthcare Hazard Control

a.    Introduction

b.    Management Approach to Hazard Control

c.    Understanding Hazards

d.   Understanding Accidents

e.    Hospital and Healthcare Hazard Categories

f.     Personal Protective Equipment

g.    Respirators

h.    Promoting Safety

i.     Safety Orientation, Training, and Education

Module IV: Safety Regulations, Standards, and Organizations

a.    Occupational Safety and Health Administration

b.    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

c.    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

d.   Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

e.    Voluntary Organizations

f.     Other Safety-Related Professional Organizations

g.    State, County, and Municipal Health Agencies

Module V: Emergency Management and Fire Safety

a.    Defining Emergencies

b.    Emergency Management and Planning

c.    Hazard Vulnerability Analysis

d.   Drills and Training

e.    Plan Evaluation and Revision

f.     Evacuation Planning

g.    Community Involvement

h.    Weather and Natural Disasters

i.     Portable Fire Extinguishers

Module VI: General and Physical Plant Safety

a.    Office Safety

b.    Ergonomics

c.    Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention

d.   Plant Operations Safety

e.    Tool Safety

f.     Machinery Safety and Guarding

g.    Ventilation

Module VII: Managing Hazardous Materials

a.    Hazardous Materials Exposure Risks

b.    Hazardous Materials Storage

c.    OSHA Hazard Communication

d.   Compressed Gas Safety

e.    Healthcare Hazardous Materials

f.     Hazardous Drug Safety

Module VIII: Biological Hazard Control

a.    Infection Control Requirements

b.    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

c.    Bacteria and Viruses

d.   Healthcare Worker Immunizations

e.    Biosafety Levels

f.     Healthcare Opportunistic Infections

Module IX: Safety in Patient and Clinical Areas

a.    Safety Cultures

b.    Patient Safety

c.    Bed Safety

d.   Healthcare Workplace Violence

e.    Long-Term-Care Combative Resident Behavior

f.     Medication Safety

Module X: Support Department Safety

a.    Environmental services

b.    Laundry Safety

c.    Food Service Department Safety

d.   Facility Security Management

e.    Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

f.     Medical Equipment Management

g.    OSHA HAZWOPER Training for Support Personnel

h.    Support Department Ergonomics


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

We also offer online Training.

Course Fee: Ksh 80,000, USD 900

Contact Us
Mobile No: +254724527104/ +254734969612

Email Add: [email protected]

Postal Add: 5402-00100

Head Office: Comet House , Along Monrovia Street, Nairobi, Kenya

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2021-05-17 to

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