Task 1 1.0 Identify the persons who are responsible for health and safety on the project described above: List the main site personell. Identify their roles and responsibilities in respect of health, safety and welfafe. Client: The client, whether a landlord, private individual or acompany, has many health and safety responsibilities.They must demonstrate an acceptable standard of health and safety. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 (usually referred to as the CDM Regulations), they have specific responsibilities: They have to appoint the planning supervisor. They must provide all health and safety information about the workplace where the work is to be carried out.
That all risks and hazards are known and that responses are in place. That appropriate training has been carried out to enable best care. b) The employer or manager To make sure the area is safe to working and that risk assessments are in place and up to date, to provide adequate first aid facilities, to have all information on hazardous material and have and supply correct PPE. To make sure all equipment is correct and safe to use and regularly maintained. Limit and control substances that may affect health of
* Employees – need to ensure they are aware of any hazards or risks on site work in a safe manner and take into account the safety of those around you. 2. * The main requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 are for the employer to ensure the health and safety of their employees, other people in the workplace and members of the public who may be affected by their work. * On a construction site the employer must make sure all employees, subcontractors have the necessary information regarding the project, correct instruction, training and supervision to work safely on the building site. On this particular site the site manager must make the general public aware of all hazards and risks around the public highway outside the site by using warning signs and traffic management.
A list of the principles to be followed for safe moving and handling. Up to date training on manual handling must be carried out and a risk assessment must be carried out, recorded and followed to minimise the risk of injury to the individuals and the staff. This would provide information such as the number of people required to transfer a service user, mobility equipment needed ect. Care plans must be complete, up to date and read to understand the heath requirements of the individuals. Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA) Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) (as amended 2002)Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations are all legislations relevant to moving and handling and these must be followed.
WRITTEN QUESTIONS Unit Title: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Unit sector reference: SHC34 Candidate name: ……… ……………………………………………………………. Answer the following questions, give examples where necessary. Question | Answers | 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role | As a professional working within health care, it is necessary and very important that we follow a code of practice which is set out by each employer in all work settings; this involves putting the needs and interests of those that we care for first. It is vital to keep everyone in our care safe from harm and unnecessary risk, which means we need to ensure that no individual in our care is abused or neglected. Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first.
Aiii. Within our organisation, duty of care means that our employer, the agency has a duty to look after us, by that I mean ensuring that we receive the necessary training prior to carrying out our duties and that we are regularly briefed about changes to regulations. The agency is obliged to ensure that we have all the necessary information, training, instruction and supervision to prepare us to deliver the care to the service users. Aiv. Duty of Care contributes to safeguarding individuals by obligating a level of care towards them as is reasonable in all circumstances to avoid injury to either themselves or their property.
Safety and health in our company must be a part of every operation. Without question, it is every employee's responsibility at all levels. We will maintain a safety and health program conforming to the best practices of organizations of this type. In the direction of being successful, such a program must embody the proper attitudes toward injury and illness prevention on the part of supervisors and employees. It also requires cooperation in all safety and health matters, not only between supervisors and employees, but also between employees and their co-workers.
The health and safety (first aid) regulations. Management of health and safety at work regulations. Make the workplace a safe environment to work in and prevent any risks to health. Make sure all equipment is in good working order and regularly checked. Regularly do risk assessments so that they can minimise and identify any potential risk that could hard staff or service users.
• Making the environment safe for everyone’s use. • Following organizations policy and procedure on health and safety. 2. Management of Health and Safety at work Regulations 1999- This place responsibility on employers to provide adequate trainings for the staff under their employment.. They must also carry out risk assessments, remove or reduce any health and safety hazards identified.
UNIT 202 Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Outcome 1 Understand what is required for competence in own work role 1/ As a care worker it is my duties to ensure I promote a professional and well presented manner. It is my duty to ensure I have been given full training when regarding to medical or manual handling activities. It is my responsibility to ensure the safety and protection of the people I support. I must report any danger that I think can cause harm to myself or others, I have a responsibility to follow company procedures and policies always within my own role.