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Child Care : Health and Safety and Risk Assessment for Early Years  

Health and Safety and Risk Assessment for Early Years


  • On site: 594 inc V.A.T (495 exc V.A.T) for up to 16 people
Health and Safety and Risk Assessment for Early Years
This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to maintain the health and safety of children in a range of early years settings 
Course content:

  • importance of good health and safety in early years settings
  • definition of health and safety terms
  • brief introduction to health and safety law
  • enforcement
  • managing health and safety in the child care setting
  • developing policies and procedures
  • manual handling
  • fire safety
  • accident teporting
  • identifying hazards
  • health and safety myths using a common sense approach


  • what is risk assessment
  • what the EYFS says aboout risk assessment
  • defining hazard and risk
  • the legal position
  • introduction to the Management of Health and Safey at Work Regulations 1999
  • why children have accidents
  • 5 steps to risk assessment
  • hierarchy of control
  • carrying out a practical risk assessment
  • review of various examples of risk assessment in early years settings  

Location: London, on site
Assessment: Assessment is ongoing throughout the course by the trainer.

Completion Certificate

On completion of the course participants will receive a Safe and Sound certificate valid for three years.
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