Cyp 3.4 Health and Safety

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Assessment task – CYP 3.4 Support children and young people’s health and safety Important: Within the evidence for the tasks below where relevant you also need to show examples of how you embed the knowledge into your own /the settings practice. Please remember you must show your own knowledge and practice do not copy what is in your research materials. Plagiarism is taken seriously. Providing a safe environment for children and young people requires knowledge of understanding of hazards and an ability to assess and manage risk. Task 1 links to learning outcome 1, assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4. You will need to provide information on the following: A) A description of the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services • the individual needs, age and abilities of the children and young people: When setting up a learning environment in the setting the specific needs of children and young people need to be taken into account. For example, the different age groups, different abilities and needs of children and young people. When teaching children who have Special Educational Needs careful planning and consideration should be given for their safety when learning. • specific risks to individuals such as pregnancy, sensory impairments: specific risks such as pregnancy and sensory impairment need to be taken into account when planning in for learning in the environment. If a member of staff is pregnant lifting and moving equipment or furniture will be a risk so specific individual risk assessments will have to be taken. Sensory risks can involve children or staff with visual or hearing impairments, risks such as tripping or not hearing fire alarms. Controlled measures are put into place for this such as, painting yellow markings on steps and other trip hazards
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