The whole process is a plan to make sure that any problems can be dealt with before they cause any problems or illness. P6 Explain safe practices necessary in preparing, cooking and serving food in a health or social care setting. Hygiene control When you work with food, it is the key that hygiene is well controlled because food must be kept safe. This is done by: * Protecting food from contamination by damaging bacteria * Stop bacteria from growing too dangerous of level * Eliminate unhealthy bacteria in or on food by detailed cooking * Get rid of damaging food safely Basic rules of hygiene control * Always
Through these trainings, the employee will learn the proper measures regarding infection control and prevention in spreading infection. Must also be updated on Health care. One of the ways infection is spread is thru dirty or infected hands. So, proper hand washing must be done especially after using the wash room, holding money, and before holding the medicines and the patient. Must maintain proper hygiene.
Responsibilities of others include to understand health and safety procedures to take responsible care for their own and others health and safety. 1.4 Some task should only be carried out with special training these tasks include use of equipment, first aid, medication and food handling and preparation. 1.5 You can get extra support or information relating to H/S from line manager, health and safety executive and environmental health department. 2.1 Hazard or risk is something that could cause a problem if not used in the correct way or manor. 2.2 A risk assessment should be read and used as it will make you aware of any potential risks or hazards and so be able to work in a safe environment.
Communication and Crisis HCS/320 Today our community is presented with a crisis that will require communication between several internal and external areas to help find a solution to the water supply being contaminated with a life threatening biological agents. I am a Director of a regional Emergency Management Office, I will be guiding the media on the procedures to be used in addressing the crisis communication efforts in response to the contamination of the water. During any Emergency that requires crisis communication the first step is to identify the crisis; second assign a representative - an individual will be assigned who will be the only person that will be authorized to speak on behalf of the organization during the crisis. The representative will need to communicate with the media, communicates with the people that are affected and those that are not, internal and external, on camera interviews, public meetings, and so on and so forth. This representative is under a lot of pressure to answer questions, so having only one person to take this on is important.
The medication throughout the hospital should be kept safely locked away and always checked to see if the patients have been given the right amount. If the patient had been given more than the required amount then they could result in severe illness or even worse, death. Surgery Surgery is a health, safety and a security hazard. When getting surgery the doctors or nurses must ensure that the procedure is done correctly as if not done to high standards then the patient could result in getting infected which could lead to illnesses. Also, after the procedure is complete the tools and equipment used must be disposed of properly by being put into the yellow hazard bags and placed into waste bins.
It is also important for humans to take all preventative actions to prevent flooding by using the proper damns and levees to prevent these disasters from happening. It is also important for humans to try and control the amounts of water that is used on a daily basis by taking shorter showers, flushing the toilet less, and also limiting irrigation methods for food growth to an absolute minimum. These are the sort of topics that will be covered throughout this paper to teach the readers the best possible ways of preventing overuse of water, causing natural disasters that pollute the freshwater, and protecting the freshwater so that the water cycle can do the job it is intended on doing. The Water Cycle The water cycle is the process in which the earth naturally recycles the water making it possible for the world to keep the levels of freshwater needed for survival. This cycle starts by using the heat to evaporate the water sources all over the world causing the water steam to reach the clouds in the atmosphere.
In the event of a disaster, public health personnel responds to the populations health concerns by assessing and implementing strategies to help the community during an emergency crisis. Their role is to develop action plans to ensure the community’s health issues are being address. Public health personnel provide safety to the community by helping families and individuals have a continuity of health care, assessing health care needs, and preventing injuries and diseases. They also make sure that the communities affected by a disaster will have the necessary medical resources, food and clean water supply available. Medical staffs including public health nurses also have an essential role to the community during a disaster.
All of the above mentioned legislations are crucial part of health and safety. Every piece of legislation describes not only clear guidance of responsibilities but also how should we maintain health and safety to eliminate risks for the people using social care settings. Let alone, Food hygiene regulation 2005, which explains the responsibilities, involves handling food safely in order to avoid contamination and food poisoning. Environmental protection act 1990 which describes the responsibilities involves handling clinical wastes in order to prevent harm to the environment. Control of exposure to hazardous to health act 1999 explains the responsibilities involve handling hazardous substances such as reduce using hazardous substances or using less hazardous substances and reducing exposure level as much as possible.
Also, staff should be supervised to make sure procedures are being followed. Outcome 2 Understand legislation and policies relating to prevention and control of infections 1. Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection Some of the current legislation which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection include; The Health and Safety at work act, COSHH, RIDDOR, The public health act and Personal
If stored incorrectly, food will lose quality and can also allow harmful organisms to grow. To lessen this risk, there must be designated food storage spaces and an accurate thermometer inside the refrigerator and freezer. It is important to check the temperature of both and make sure the refrigerator is set at 40*F or below and the freezer at 0*F or below. If storing leftovers, label them by name and date and cover them to protect the food from contamination. Proper food preparation is the next area.