Cypw Level3 Unit 027

312 Words2 Pages
Joanne Ashworth Unit 027 Support children and young people’s health and safety Outcome 1 2) There are a number of ways that health and safety is monitored and maintained: *Risk assessments *Accident forms *Incident forms *Doing daily checks such as signing the children and staff in and out *Making sure information such as contact numbers or if they are on any medication, is up to date *That there is communication between parents and practitioners *Doing regular fire safety drills *Having passwords in case a child is picked up by someone a practitioner doesn’t recognise *Training /staff meetings for staff *Checking electrical appliances annually 3) There are a number of sources of current guidance for planning healthy and safe environments and services: *Health and safety executive (HSE) – National independent watchdog for work related health, safety and illness. They act in the public interest regulator and act in the interest of the public to reduce work-related death and serious injury. *Risk assessments – A legal requirement under the Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 * Policies and procedures at a setting such as: -Fire safety -Accidents -Medication Joanne Ashworth *Health and Safety at Work Act 1981 – This places a duty on employers to make arrangements for first aid in the workplace. *COSHH – How to control hazardous substances at work, so they do not cause ill health. *Food Safety Regulations 1995 – Anyone who handles food, or whose actions could affect its safety must follow this regulation. *Manual handling – An employer need to make sure that employees receive guidance and training when lifting equipment or children. *RIDDOR – This ensures that all establishments have an accident book and any injury that means a member of staff is off work ill for over three days is reported. *Fire Precautions Regulations 1987 –

More about Cypw Level3 Unit 027

Open Document