* Safe use, handling and storage of dangerous substances. * Adequate training of staff to ensure health and safety. * Adequate welfare provisions for staff at work. | * Health and Safety policy. * Caretakers and cleaners on site for maintenance issues, including spillages.
Kelly-Ann Radcliffe Health and Social Care Unit 4222-264: The Principles of infection Prevention and control Outcome 1: Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections 1:1 Employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection are set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This tells workers that they have to do certain things in order to comply with the act and they are: * To take responsibility of there own safety and the safety of others. * To cooperate with your employer regarding health and safety matters. * To not intentionally damage and health and safety equipment provided by your employer. * Attend all training that is provided by your employer.
HSC 037 Promote and implement health and safety in health and Social care Health and safety basically means assessing your workplace and reducing the risks. As an employee I have to abide by the health and safety at work act 1974. This means I need to attend any mandatory training I have been put on, go to supervisions, adhere to policies and procedures, use correct equipment, do not misuse faulty equipment, report any risks that I have seen and co-operate with my employer. This is all to ensure the safety of myself and others. My employer must follow the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992, their responsibilities are to provide the mandatory training and supervisions, ensure policies and procedures are put in place, plan, organise, control, monitor and review health and safety arrangements, make sure the equipment is available and to maintain risk assessments and to deal with chemicals and other substances safely.
(1) Sickness & Diarrhoea (2) Burns and Scalds. (3) Fractures ands Suspected Fractures. (D5) EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWEDIN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN ILLNESS. (1) Get help as soon as possible example emergency services apply first aid training only if you got it. Make sure the client is as comfortable as can be staff should also protect themself complete accidents or sickness illness form log information in client file and inform seniority/manager of the incident.
Employers must have a written health and safety policy, which must be brought to the notice of all employees. Employees, volunteers and service users also have responsibilities within the act, they have a common law duty of care. The act requires them to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and other people at work. They must not interfere with or obstruct anything provided in the interests of health and safety at work. It is their duty to familiarise themselves with the policy statement and general health and safety procedures and ensure they keep themselves and others around them safe.
disability, gender, age. Health and safety at work sets out responsibilities and rights for employers and employees. Every employee is expected to do their work in a way that is regarded to the safety of others. Employers are also expected to abide by a range of requirements such as providing machinery and equipment that is in safe working order, they must also carry out regular safety checks making sure the employees are fully trained before using the machinery, before an employee uses the machinery they must first do a risk assessment. Not just machinery should be checked but harmful substances should be stored correctly because if the temperature is not at the correct temperature then accidents could happen.
Employers have a 'duty of care' to ensure, as far as possible, your health, safety and welfare while you're at work. They should start with a risk assessment to spot possible health and safety hazards. They have to appoint a 'competent person' with health and safety responsibilities usually one of the owners in smaller firms, or a member of staff trained in health and safety. 1.2 Describe the main points of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer Ans) All employers, whatever the size of the business, must: • make the workplace safe • prevent risks to health • ensure safe working practices are set up and followed • make sure that all materials are handled, stored and used safely • provide adequate first aid facilities • tell you about any potential hazards from the work you do - chemicals and other substances used by the firm - and give you information, instructions, training and supervision as needed • set up emergency plans • make sure that ventilation, temperature, lighting, toilet, washing and rest facilities all meet health, safety and welfare requirements • check that the right work equipment is provided and is properly used and regularly maintained • prevent or control exposure to substances that may damage your health • avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual
1.2Describe the main points of health and safety policies and procedures. The main points of health and safety policies and procedures is to follow them by agreed ways of working between employees and employers as well as other outside person(s).Ensuring approved codes of practice within the health and social care setting, in which relate to health and safety. These include recording and reporting procedures; such as how we deal with accidents and / or injuries, as well as emergency and / or first aid situations, for example the administering of first aid only if trained to do so. Other policies and procedures include, general working conditions and the environment we work in, to report and record any “unsafe” conditions, including the use of any equipment that maybe used, adhering to regulations in regards to use of such equipment, whether it be electrical / mechanical, such equipment that may be used when moving and handling, which in turn have own set of guidelines, policies and procedures to adhere to. There are also many other policies and procedure that must be adhered to, own personal safety as well as their
The Architects ensure that health and Safety are incorporated into the design of the structure to minimise risk during construction and through maintenance. Engineers and Quantity Surveyors = Employees. Should be best informed of Health and Safety so their work can be carried out efficiently and effectively. Cost must not compromise Health and Safety. Domestic and Specialist Sub-Contracting Firms = Sub-Contractors and Self-Employed.
| The COSSH regulation promotes the safety of individuals with in a health and social care setting through abiding to the regulations. By carrying out a risk assessment it helps to ensure people to understand hazards and recognise them quickly so that risks of people become wounded it minimised. This will the protect people from being harmed and injured due to hazards. This act ensures that people are safeguarded from hazardous substances and minimising the risk of people becoming