Who is this course for
This course is suitable for everyone in any workplace environment, as can be tailored to meet environment. Teaching how cross contamination is easily spread & how through various prevention methods being put in place both before returning to the Workplace & upon your actual return.
Learners will receive a Certificate of attendance
- What is a virus and how are they spread?
- Preparations for return to work
- Deep cleaning
- Distance marking
- Procurement of appropriate PPE
- Ongoing cleaning
- Hard surfaces, door handles, toilets and washrooms
- Correct application and removal of PPE
Hand washing and use of alcohol sanitisers
- Additional PPE for workplace first aiders
- HSE protocols for first aid in the workplace
- RIDDOR requirements
What is a virus and how are they spread?
Trainers will inform participants that a virus is a sub microscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism. It is unable to self-replicate hence social distancing denies the virus of a host. Viruses can be spread in many ways.
COVID-19 is by droplets from infected persons spread during coughing or sneezing or by touch if present on skin.
Wearing and removal of PPE and its safe disposal
The trainer will demonstrate the correct application of gloves, masks and aprons and hoe to remove these using an aseptic technique. Used PPE should be suitably bagged and disposed of as per clinical waste guidelines.
Hand washing and cleansing
The trainer will demonstrate correct hand washing technique. Do not assume that everyone knows how to wash their hands.
Guidance for workplace first aiders
Explain current HSE guidelines during COVID-19 precautions and current guidelines for safe CPR ;protocols.