Use of Chemicals in the Home
Staff working in people's homes are likely to encounter household chemicals during their everyday tasks. If handled, used and stored incorrectly, these chemicals can be harmful to health. In this course you will explore the types of chemicals used in home care and look at potential risks as well as safe work practices that reduce risk.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Identify common chemicals seen in the home and the potential hazards they may pose.
Demonstrate safe work practices to protect yourself and others from potential harm when handling chemicals.
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all staff supporting individuals in their home.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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