Workplace safety and security

Healthy and safe workplaces are necessary to give patients/clients the right environment in which to recover and become well, and for health care workers to be able to carry out their work activities safely and effectively.

Keeping workplaces safe and secure requires a willingness to spot, then sort, potential hazards. This section of the resource aims to give you some information that will help you to adopt a safety ‘mindset’ in your workplace.

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