1.2Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals. If you make sure risk assessments are being carried out within the workplace to make sure all equipment and toys are safe for the children in my care .Assessing the workplace and making sure there are no potential hazards like hazard materials being left out or electrical sockets being left uncovered. That food is stored properly to stop cross-infection and the kitchen is always clean. 2.Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care. 2.1Describe potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights.
Control means to contain the infection once someone has it for example using personal protective equipment and washing your hands even if they don’t feel dirty. 1:2 Employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection are set out in the Health and Safety at work act 1974. And this states that employers have a responsibility to protect employees’ from danger and harm, as reasonably practicable. Employers must: * Provide a safe workspace. * Carry out risk assessments to assess the dangers of certain work activities.
Question 3: The main Policies and Procedures of my work are: Health and Safety – maintaining a safe working environment for all staff and service users Moving and Handling – Ensure that the service user is not being put at risk when attempting to move them and that any equipment required is in a good, clean and working order. Confidentiality - maintaining, and ensuring other members of staff maintain, confidentiality of all service users. Ensure all records are kept securely in a safe place and cannot be accessed by unauthorised persons. Medication – to distribute medication according to instructions and ensuring that all medication is supplied to the correct service user, at the correct time and in the correct dose I meet all of these standards by: Deborah Smith *ensuring there are not any obstacles in the way that could cause slips or falls. *ensuring that both myself and all service users have the appropriate footwear on at all times *putting signs up when there is a wet floor Never trying to carry out a task on my own when it is obvious that another person is required *knowing the fire procedure policy *Basic hygiene *Using personal protective equipment (ppe) at relevant times *Ensuring that all moving and handling is carried out with the minimal lifting technique so as to avoid injury to myself or the service user.
To co-operate with employer. 1.3 outline the main health and safety responsibilities of. SELF To take reasonable care of your own health and safety. To avoid wearing jewellery and loose clothing, especially when using machinery. To take reasonable care not to put other people at risk.
1.3 Agree with the individual how privacy will be maintained through personal care I always ensure that doors are closed where possible or blinds drawn so that other colleagues or service users cannot gain view and curtains are shut so that other passer’s by cannot obtain view and towels or covers are used to hide their genital areas. The service users dignity and privacy should be foremost. 2.1 Support the individual to understand the reasons for hygiene and safety precautions. Some individuals being supported may need to be sensitively reminded about hygiene, it is good practice to explain the reasons for maintaining good hygiene levels, whilst respecting people's differences and attitudes to taking care of themselves. 2.2 Explain how to report concerns about the safety and hygiene of equipment or facilities used for personal care.
I have no protection on a legal basis. Also control measures for hazards, arrangement for reporting accidents or health problems, the arrangement for first aid, fire, emergencies, arrangement to protect others, how health and safety is presented in work place, who is the main person for handling with health and safety and they must describe the potential risk in work place. The main policies and procedures regarding Health and Safety agreed with the employer are as follows; A safe working environment, adequate welfare facilities, work equipment which is correctly maintained, fire training, moving and handling, infection control, COSHH training, provision and correct usage of Personal Protective Equipment and Data Handling. The main Health and Safety responsibilities of a Health Care Assistant within Theatres are to follow protocols regarding personal hygiene, to use safety equipment provided, including the use of PPE, to identify, rectify and if necessary report any breaches of Health and Safety immediately. Keeping up
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires all workers to: * Their safety and that of others is there responsibility * Cooperate to all health and safety matter, with the manager or manager on duty * To not intentionally damage the health and safety equipment or the materials provided by your employer * Attend all training provided by your employer * Use all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) When taking your responsibilities relating to infection within the work setting into consideration, you need to think Prevention and Control. Prevention of infection You might have heard of the term ‘prevention is better than cure’; this term is also true when it comes to infection. Unnecessary discomfort and anxiety can be avoided by preventing an individual from picking up and HCAI with all prevention measures followed and carried out properly, this will stop the high level of antibiotic therapy that is need to treat any kind of infection. As a result of HACI’s there are around 5,000 people that die due to infection illnesses, your actions to prevent HACI’s could save lives. One of the most important responsibilities that carers have in the
Environmental Compliance RTI is committed to eliminating hazards from the workplace and providing a safe and healthy work environment. As an employee, officer, or director of RTI, you must use RTI equipment, and handle, store, and dispose of hazardous materials and toxins, in accordance with applicable laws and RTI policy. E. Antitrust Laws Antitrust laws are intended to prohibit interference with fair competition. As RTI seeks to compete in a fair and open manner, it expects all employees, officers, and directors to abide by all applicable antitrust laws. You must never discuss or make agreements with competitors or others concerning past, present, or future prices, pricing policies, bids, discounts, promotions, or similar terms and conditions of sale.
NVQ Certificate in Health and Social Care Level 2AssessmentInfection Control | Your Name: Work Placement:Managers/ Supervisor’s name:Contact No:Assessment Completion Date:Signed Assessor:Signed Candidate: | 1.1 Explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection The Care worker has a responsibility under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to take care of one`s own health and safety and others you care or support including their family, friends and work colleagues. The act requires Carers to : * Take reasonable care for their own safety and that of others. * Cooperate with the employer in respect of Health and Safety matters .Not intentionally damage any Health and
Unit 4223-031 Outcome 1 Understand how to maintain a clean environment to prevent the spread of infection. 1. State the general principles for environmental cleaning. The work environment should clean dry and germ free. Dust, dirt and liquid substances must not be allowed to build up.