Health and Safety 306 Essay

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Assignment 306 Understand health and safety in social care settings Assignment composition Assignment overview In this assignment you will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of health and safety in social care settings. You will demonstrate your awareness of the legislative framework, identify hazards and risks and how these can be minimised. You will demonstrate you have the knowledge and ability to support less experienced colleagues. You will research topical issues, examine incidents and make assessments of the appropriateness of the actions taken and you will prepare materials to enhance the safety awareness of others. Learners will benefit from undertaking practical courses relating to moving and handling, food safety and first aid. Tasks There are four tasks to this assignment. A Presentation B Case study C Handouts D Short answer questions This is a summary of the evidence required for the unit. Task Evidence Learning outcomes covered A Presentation 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 3.3, 3.4, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2,8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4,10.2, 10.3 B Case study 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 11.1,11.2,11.3 C Handouts 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 10.1 D Short answer questions 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 3.1, 3.2, 2.1, 2.2 Task A Presentation (HSC 037 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 7.3, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3) You have been asked to contribute to an induction day for new staff. You are to prepare a presentation about Health and Safety. It must include the following: A i A list of the key legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting. A ii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people using social care settings. A iii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people who work in social care settings. Aiv A comparison of the differences in the main health and

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