Health and Safety Essay

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CYP Core 3.4: Support children and young people's health and safety 1.1 When planning health and safety indoors and outdoors in an enviroment we have to makesure that we consider all individual needs such as the age and abilities of the children and young people within the room setting, making sure that theres enough space to move around the room freely/ furniture organisation, that they are able to gain access to all resources and also making sure that the resources aren't to bright or to noisy for the room. This also fits into the making sure that all equipment is in relevant to the function and purpose of environments and services offered such as in the cumfy area you wouldn't want a toy that was very lould and noisy you want something relaxing and calm and making sure that all toys, books and resources are suitable to the children or young people that there intendended for. Making sure that all carers are in the relevant rooms such as if a member of staff has is at his or hers strongest working with in a older room then with the younger children then you put that member of staff with the older children as we have duty of care for the children and young people to ensure that they get the best from all members of staff working with them, also taking into account specific risks to individuals such as pregnancy, sensory impairments only in that cases you would makesure that there within the relevant enviroment for the health and safety such as you would ask a member of staff who is pregnant to lift lot boxes up and do heavy lifting. Making sure that all areas such as the outdoors areas are suitable such as making sure that all gates are locked properly and all toys are put away at the end of everyday in a dry place so that the outdoor toys don't get wet such as the sandpit has a lid on it, all areas and equipment are checking everyday before and after children

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