Mandatory Health & Safety Training

Mandatory Definition – Compulsory. All staff are required to attend

Mandatory Health and Safety Training - Maintaining the Health and Safety of you and your patients

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do you have to attend Mandatory Training?

HEFT has a responsibility to ensure the safety of staff, patients and visitors at all times and attendance of Mandatory Training is compulsory. The key drivers include national, professional and best practice guidance published by external bodies, other standards and requirements defined by external assessors as well as training that the Trust has a duty to provide in line with relevant legislation. It is a requirement of all staff to attend and managers to release staff to attend / undertake study, failure to do is escalated to Site Leads, and if no action taken, eventually escalated to Executive Board.  The Trust Performance Policy may be evoked at any stage and failure to attend may lead to you not receiving your incremental pay rise.

Our Policy can be found under P for policies on the intranet http://birmbsql05/home/atoz.aspx?letter=P

What Training do I have to do?  Log into your personal training portal

Mandatory Health and Safety Training is essential for the Health and Safety of you and your patients. To ensure the right statutory and mandatory training is delivered to the right staff the Trust has reviewed which subjects are mandatory and which are role specific.
 

Subject Title

Required Refresher Frequency

Delivery Methods

Equality, Diversity & Human Rights

3 Yearly

Moodle & Workbook

Health, Safety & Welfare

3 Yearly

Moodle & Workbook

Conflict Resolution

3 Yearly

Moodle & F2F

Fire Safety

Yearly

Moodle & F2F

Infection Prevention & Control

2 Yearly

Moodle & F2F

Manual Handling (Patient)

2 Yearly

F2F

Manual Handling (Load)

2 Yearly

F2F

Safeguarding Adults

Level 1, Yearly

Level 2,  3 Yearly

Level 1 Leaflet & Moodle, Level 2 Moodle & F2F

Safeguarding Children

Level 1, Yearly

Level 2,  3 Yearly

Level 1 Leaflet & Moodle, Level 2 Moodle & F2F

Clinical Resuscitation

Yearly

F2F

Information Governance

Yearly

Moodle & F2F

Local Induction

Once Only

Local Department/Area

Corporate Induction

Once Only

F2F

Major Incident Awareness

3 Yearly

Leaflet & Moodle

Prevent

Once Only

F2F

Waste Management

3 Yearly

Moodle, Worbooks, F2F

 F2F – Face to Face.

Prevent Training is not on the Mandatory List but is statutory to complete  

 
HEFT staff will see a change to their training record on easylearning which training they need to complete.
 
How to complete your training:
Our core mandatory training subjects are delivered in a number of different ways via face to face on an annual update day; one for clinical and one for non-clinical staff; on Moodle (our on-line training platform), extra capacity training sessions and via workbooks or payslip updates. New Starters will receive all of their mandatory training during their induction with the exception of Conflict Resolution and Waste Management.
 
Information about when courses are running is available on easylearning, where you can also book your attendance.
 
The new mandatory training model enables us along with clinical leads to identify and agree the additional compulsory Role Specific Essential (RSE) training / competencies you will need in order to keep you, the organisation and our patients safe. These will include subjects such as the Blood Transfusion competencies.
 
Definitions
Statutory Training
Statutory training is that which an organisation is legally required to provide as defined by law or where a statutory body has instructed organisations to provide training on the basis of legislation such as Fire Safety and Prevent.
 
Mandatory Training
Mandatory training is essential to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of services in order to reduce risk and comply with policies and government guidelines.
 
Role Specific
Specific learning outcomes for identified staff groups, e.g. those providing direct patient care, non-direct care providers.