So you are able to meet their personal needs. Teachers should make sure their learners will be safe physically. for example, making sure that the building meets the rules of health and safety: making sure the fire exits are easily accessible, making sure the structure is appropriate for the learners needs. Such as a ramp for a physically disabled learner. Also teachers need to make sure all the equipment the learners will be using during the course is safe for them to use.
Policies are oftenly created by the governing bodies of the school in order for rules and regulations to be in place and enforced. When these policies are in place, it means there are some determined procedures of how schools operations are handled and all staff and pupils know about the expectation of them and act accordingly. This saves time, prevents confusion and unifies the school. To create a safe learning environment such policies are created which establish a safe physical and mental environment for the staff and students of the school. To achieve these, policies such as anti bullying policy, equal opportunity, fire drills and mental health guidelines etc are created.
1.2Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals. If you make sure risk assessments are being carried out within the workplace to make sure all equipment and toys are safe for the children in my care .Assessing the workplace and making sure there are no potential hazards like hazard materials being left out or electrical sockets being left uncovered. That food is stored properly to stop cross-infection and the kitchen is always clean. 2.Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care. 2.1Describe potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights.
CYP CORE 3.4: SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S HEALTH AND SAFETY 2.4 Health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed usually by a member of staff responsible for ensuring that all risk assessment are carried out and the paperwork is completed in good time before the trip or activity is carried out. This is then checked and signed by the representative and by the head teacher to show that it has been completed correctly All members of staff including new staff, supply staff, students and volunteers must be made aware of the contents of the schools health and safety policy. A member of staff must be appointed to undertake specific duties relating to health and safety matters affecting the school. The policy must be reviewed
CYPCore34-1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services. Every person working with children is responsible for their safety; we all have the duty of care. It’s important that the environment children are in is checked regularly before and during activities. We make sure equipment is in good condition and safe for children to use, age appropriate toys, accessible furniture, clean toilet and washing facilities, at all times children are supervised within ratio. It is the responsibility of the Health and Safety Officer, nursery manager and Head Office to ensure health and safety procedures are put in place, making sure people/staff are aware of them and follow them.
Explain how health and safety is monitored and maintained and how people in the work setting are made aware of risks and hazards and encouraged to work safely. Health and safety guidance can be found in the EYFS and or the health and safety executive. In an early years setting there are legalisations. Legalisations are set by the law and must be carried out in every child care setting. The polices are put in place by the head teacher of the setting or the manager.
Make sure that the work place is a safe environment to work in. Make sure that emergency plans are set out and that staff know what to do. Prevent any risks to staff and service user’s health. Makes sure that we are informed of any hazards that could hurt us in regards to making sure that we are all coshh trained. (c) 4.
Ensuring the setting is always clean to stop the spread of infection. That food is stored properly to stop cross-contamination and that the kitchen is clean to stop the spread of germs. The childcare provider must set out clear expectations and boundaries for children behaviour and to use ways of discouraging behaviour that might harm or distress others within the setting. Being aware and observing children and assessing their development, so that if they do not meet their development that appropriate action can be made to informed parents. Finally if you suspect harm or abuse that you are aware of the procedures to follow if you suspect a child is being
This act was produced to make provision to secure the health and safety, of the person at work. The act is to protect other's against risks to health and safety, in connection with the activities of the young persons with in the work place for controlling and keeping the use of dangerous substances. To make further respect to the employment medical advisory service to amend the law relating to building regulations and the building Act 1959(Scotland) for connected purposes. In order to comply with this law, the team and myself must carry out weekly Health and safety checks and record them. All chemicals are kept in a locked storage cupboard along with the protected clothing equipment etc.