Principles of health and safety
- You must be aware of, and work to, applicable health and safety legislation (refer to COVID-19 guidance).
- You must ensure a safe environment in which to deliver care to your patients, and take appropriate action if this is not the case164 (refer to COVID-19 guidance).
- You should refer to the guidance sections on Infection control, Research and audit, and Use and supply of drugs or medicines in optometric practice.
164 General Optical Council (2016) Standards of Practice for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians para 12.1 [Accessed 19 Nov 2020]