Describe Practices That Prevent Fires From Start

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AC 7.2 1) In the box below draw a simple plan of the emergency procedures in the event of fire in a setting where you work, or use with the individuals you support. Include the fire exits/ routes and assembly point. AC 7.1a 2) Describe practices that prevent fires from starting. In the scheme where I work, we have every week a fire test (Tuesday at midday), smoke detectors are set in every room. We have a good practice switching off electric appliances when not in use. No overloading the sockets, cables in the office are tidy. We always are aware of paper and other items not blocking radiators, etc. Electric appliances are check regularly and all Staff takes every year the Fire Training.…show more content…
Moving any other items that could be a danger and make the area safe, losing their clothes, once the seizure is over to make sure their airway is clear and to place them in the recovery position. Every guest brings their own Protocol, which explains the duration of the seizure should not pass of certain time, if this happens, I am trained to administrate Midazolam or Diazepam (depending on what controlled drug their Consultant prescribed). All our guests that are epileptic bring their Protocol and their controlled drug in case it is necessary to administrate. The guest is reassured all the time and after the seizure they will be in the recovery position (if possible) and observe close by staff for at least the next hour. Some times assistance with personal care will be required after a seizure. A C 2.1 10) Explain why it is important to assess health and safety hazards posed by your work setting, or by particular activities. Risk is very important to prevent any mayor hazard and to detect any pattern to minimise the risk. These are required by law. AC 2.2 11) Explain how and when to report potential health and safety risks and give examples of doing…show more content…
The water Temps. is was done once per week, but the Company that I work for changed to probe the pipes with a special equipment and it was a long process to follow and staff was not sure how to do this properly. We (Staff) raised our concerns and asked for advice. The Company at the end, hired a professional external Company to do this job regularly. If I have any question or doubt I know I can call Head Office to ask advice, my Manager and Senior colleagues can help me to. We have a Health & Safety file in the office which I can access to look for more information, all forms related are kept in that file too. AC 5.1 15) Explain the main points of legislation that relates to moving and handling. Provisions and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). Equipment is in good condition and suitable for the intended use. Safe for use. Equipment is used only by trained people Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1992 (LOLER). Equipment needs to be sufficiently strong and suitable for that use. Equipment needs to be positioned and installed to minimise any risks, used safely, the work is planed, organised and performed by competent

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