Advise H.S.E of the project Investigate the capabilities of the chosen contractor and ensure they are fully capable of carrying out the work in a way to conform with health and safety regulations. Pass on any relevant information to the client. Prepare and update the health and safety file and have it available for the client upon completion. Prepare the initial stages of the health and safety plan. Principal Contractor Cooperate with the CDM Coordinator/ Planning supervisor at all stages of the project.
The employee must follow all health and safety policies, follow the instructions provided with any equipment and ensure the cleaning products are used in the correct manner. they must also ensure they wear the protective equipment provided. Lifting operating and lifting equipment regulations (LOLER)1998, this aims to reduce the risk to people's health and safety from lifting equipment used at work, employers have a duty to ensure that equipment is examined and inspected regularly by the appropriate staff to maintain safety, this is recorded and any defects reported. In relation to RIDDOR, an accident is a separate, identifiable, unintended incident, which causes physical injury. This specifically includes acts of non-consensual violence to people at work.
To make themselves aware of all safety rules, procedures and safe working practices applicable to their posts. . To ensure that tools and equipment are in good condition and report any defects to the delegated person. . To use protective clothing and safety equipment provided and to ensure that these are kept in good condition.
The control of Substance Hazards to Health Regulations (COSHH). This require employers to control substances that can be dangerous for workers health. Reporting of injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995. This require employers to report the Health and Safety Executive of any injuries, diseases and dangerous events. The policies and procedures are set out in the workplace in order to maintain a safe place for work and to ensure all aspects of care and legal framework are covered.
CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (1) understand own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others,relating to health and safety in th wok setting. (1.1) identify legislation relating to geneal health and safety in a health or social care work setting. (1.1) The legislation relating to general health and safety in social care work settings: The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Reporting of Injury, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAWA) Food Safety Act 1990 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations (PPE) 1992 Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002) Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998’ (1.2) describe the main points of the health and safety policies and pocedures agreed with the employer.To make the workplace safe, - To make sure all machinery is stored and used correctly, - Make sure all protective clothing is being used, - To report all injuries, - To take reasonable care of your own health and safety, - To co-operate with your employer. ‘Health and safety policies and procedures set out what must be done to maintain a safe place of work and meet the requirements of health and safety legislation. For example there must be safe entrances and exits to the workplace (nothing must be in the way or blocking the entrances/exits), all equipment must be safe to use and tested regularly so risks to health and safety are minimised.
The principles of infection prevention and control * 1.1) Employee’s roles and responsibilities- Our responsibility is to use the correct methods of personal protective equipment (PPE) We must get regular training and be aware of the law with regard to health and safety, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) and various infection control regulations with regard to personal care and hygiene in the home. The focus is making sure there is as little cross contamination as possible when dealing with roles within the home. This would include using simple techniques where appropriate such as correct use of protective gloves when dealing with personal care and the safe management of clinical waste, correct use of cleaning equipment and following food hygiene code and practices. I wash my hands using the appropriate technique at all times when contamination is possible and before touching residents. The home is residents are safeguarded at all time from cross contamination by developing a strict habit of hand washing when hygiene is an issue using protective equipment to stop cross contamination.
Management ensures all employees are following organizational regulations and all kinds of operations are conducting in prescribed way. They make sure health and safety for the employees and clients. Employers will employ effective, energetic and experienced people as managers. They can employ specialists as well. Health and safety is very concerning issue in health and social care setting.
1.2 The employers have a responsibility to make sure correct PPE is made available, organise the necessary training for staff and undertake risk assessments regarding infection control. The employers must inform staff of infection control policies and procedures and make sure they are provided with the necessary information to follow safe practices when working such as a COSHH file, risk assessments and information posters. 2.1 Most of the legal regulations relating to infection control come under the Health and Safety at work act. This act is about ensuring a safe work place for employers, employees and members of the public by minimising accidents and infection spreading at work.
We have health and safety, COSHH, riddor, Safeguarding, Manual handling operations. The main Health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the manager are to make sure all staff and residents are safe and away from danger at all times. If something is broken remove it so nobody will come to any harm. 1.2 Analyse how policies procedures and practices in own setting meet health safety and risk management requirements. For the health and safety legislation to be effective, there must be effective ways through which the policies, systems, procedures are implemented.
Presentation on Health and Safety Health and Safety at work act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at work act Regulation 1999 Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981, amend 2009 The Electricity at work Regulation 1989 Manual Handling Operations Regulation 1992 Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation 1995(RIDDOR) Control of substances Hazardous to Health 2002(COSHH) Food Hygiene Regulation 1999 Food Safety Act 1990 Environmental Protection Act 1990 All the above mentioned legislation are a crucial part of Health and Safety. Every piece describes not only clear guidance of responsibilities but also how we should maintain Health and Safety to eliminate risks for the people using social care settings. Food Hygiene regulation 2005, explains the responsibly, involving handling food safely in order to avoid contamination and food poisoning. Environment Protection Act 1990 describes responsibilities’ involve handling clinical waste to prevent harm to the environment. COSHH ( control of substances hazardous to health) 1999, responsibilities’ involve handling hazardous substances such as reduce using hazardous substances or use less to reduce exposure level as much as possible.