Health and Safety

Health and Safety

All optical practices must have a health and safety policy, display the current health and safety poster, undergo a health and safety risk assessment, be aware of RIDDOR reporting requirements and have at least one staff member responsible for first aid in the practice.

College of Optometrists Health and Safety Guidelines

The College of Optometrists Health and Safety guidelines provide an overview of health and safety principles that should be adhered to; such as maintaining a hygienic and safe practice environment, complying with health and safety law and policies and reporting adverse incidents.