Regularly do risk assessments so that they can minimise and identify any potential risk that could hard staff or service users. To make sure that I am safe at all times and I don’t put others at risk due to my actions. Make sure that we only do things that we are trained to do and the way that we have been trained to do so. Keep our training all up to date and make sure that we make note of any changes passed on by our manager. To make sure that all employees are health and safety trained and keeps them all up to date with any changes.
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.
To make sure that by the actions of the work force do not cause injury to themselves or others by their actions or in action. 3. Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of a) The social worker That duty of care are being up held, that the person using the service is being safely cared for following all the appropriate standards. That all risk assessments are up to date and the procedures are being followed. That all risks and hazards are known and that responses are in place.
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.
Some of the main points of a health and safety would be the company’s statement of intent, first aid procedures, and accident reporting and risk assessments. 1.3 A) The Social care workers main health and safety responsibilities are having a responsibility to promote safe working practices. To be aware and to comply with the company’s policies and procedures. B) The employers’ main health and safety
• Providing safe equipment for employee’s use. • Information and training about health, safety and security. The role of the employee to an employer: • Using rightly the equipment provided by the employer. • Attending all trainings recommended by the employer. • Making the environment safe for everyone’s use.
By abiding by the laws you won’t face costly legal battles in the future. It also assures you are providing quality goods and services to customers. The aim of health and safety legislation is to provide all workers the same standard of health and safety protection regardless of where they work or what they do. Employers have responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace. They are legally obliged to protect the health, safety and welfare of their workers and other people who could be affected by work carried out by the
With those rights come responsibilities. Your employer will set down policies and procedures or tell you about the agreed ways to work in ways that are safe for you, those you work with and the people you support. You must work in the ways that you are told by your employer. If you have concerns about safety in your workplace you must talk to your manager. You can find more information about the Health & Safety at Work etc.
The policies and procedures lay out clear guidelines for the expected delivery of care and help everyone involved agree to the safe ways of working and have information on how their care will be delivered in ways that promote their safety. Aiii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people who work in social care settings. Health and safety policies and procedures protect people who work in social care settings by providing clear guidelines for staff so they know how to work safely within the legal requirements. The policies and procedures help to protect the people using the service, including employers and employees. Aiv A comparison of the differences in the main health and safety responsibilities of each of the following: 1.
Under the Equality Act (2010) all members of staff has the right to relevant and appropriate personal development. This should be regardless of age, ability and/or circumstances. As a trainer it is important to understand the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974). Under the act all workers are entitled to work in a safe environment. As a trainer you have to ensure that all members of staff are fully equipped to carry out their work in a safe environment where all risks have been fully