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Learning outcomes descriptions 4.3c

Competence development step (VQTS):

4.3.c Is able to develop assessment tools to prevent safety risks and monitor the maintenance of a safer environment.    

Competence (EQF)SkillsKnowledge

The professional caregiver is able to autonomously and independently increase occupational safety by monitoring safety instructions and initiating the development of standards for a safer environment.

The professional caregiver is able to:

  • carry out risk assessments within the working environment (e.g. to determine the risk of accident, to make regular inspections),
  • train employees regarding a safe environment (e.g. in anaesthesia, surgery, haemodialysis) (see also CA.C.1),
  • draw up safety instructions and develop procedures and processes for a safe working environment,
  • develop checklists and tools for risk assessment,
  • establish measures to enforce ergonomic practices (e.g. provide appropriate technical equipment),
  • enable or encourage others to attend training courses (see also CA.C.1).

The professional caregiver is able to:

  • name the legal framework for the behaviour in disasters (see also CA.B.3)
  • describe the design and operation of fire extinguishers,
  • describe the creation of checklists regarding safety,
  • describe the design of safety instructions,
  • list methods for identifying work-related safety risks.

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