All toilets are cleaned at the beginning of the session, throughout the session and at the end of each session to stop the spread of infection. All staff has been trained in first aid. Accidents forms need to be completed when an accident occurs and the parent/carer has to sign them to show they have been made aware. If a child were to come into the session with a mark on them from home or they had an accident outside then the parent would fill in an accident form explaining when the incident happened and how and what injuries the child may have. 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals Risk Assessment By ensuring risk assessments are been carried out within a setting before each session.
Control means to contain the infection once someone has it for example using personal protective equipment and washing your hands even if they don’t feel dirty. 1:2 Employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection are set out in the Health and Safety at work act 1974. And this states that employers have a responsibility to protect employees’ from danger and harm, as reasonably practicable. Employers must: * Provide a safe workspace. * Carry out risk assessments to assess the dangers of certain work activities.
3. By ensuring all staff are fully trained in infection control and waste management it will minimise the spread of infection. If members of staff are designated a cleaning job each day this will keep the environment clean and limit the spread of infection. If the environment is not managed correctly, cleaning may be missed for several days leading to patients becoming unwell and catching infections. 4.
B) The storing of medication whilst out on a day trip should be as the labelling states. Usually a large dry box is brought with various labelled medication/ medications in it for various service users and their specific medical needs. C) A record of all dosage and medicines that are consumed must be taken at the time of consumption during the day. A(vii) A) It is important that all staff is trained to the highest quality, when learning about first aid and emergency first aid. In case of an emergency that happens outdoors where there is more danger of falling, a nurse should always be on hand to attend the injured resident.
If there are any company health & safety announcements made these are usually sent via email to senior support staff, who then cascade to the support staff & service users if necessary. AC 2.5 Describe how to monitor health & safety in the workplace. To monitor health & safety in the workplace we designate several of the duties to staff to ensure they are all completed regularly. We split them into different areas for each staff: First aid- staff ensure that the first aid box is stocked with all items of equipment at all times i.e plasters, bandages, eye pads, sterile water. Fire safety- staff carry out regular fire drills/smoke alarm checks/fire equipment checks to ensure they are all working correctly.
| | | | | | | All toys are clean and in good condition. | | | | | | Wall | Evacuation plan and Emergency procedures are displayed. | | | | | | | Manual handling information is displayed. | | | | | | | All displayed crafts/arts and procedures are hung or stuck properly on the walls. | | | | | | Other | Staff used scissors and other sharp objects are kept high and out of the reach of children all the time.
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. (D6) EXPLAIN WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO ACCESS HEALTH AND SAFETY RISKS. (1) Its is important in order to protect the health and safety of both you and the people you support. You should always check that a risk assessment has been carried out before you undertake any task and follow the steps identify in the assessment in order to reduce risk. (D7) EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT STAGES OF A RISK ASSESSMENT.
You can prevent or reduce workers exposure to hazardous substances by: finding out what the health hazards are; deciding how to prevent harm to health (risk assessment); providing control measures to reduce harm to health; making sure they are used ; keeping all control measures in good working order; providing information, instruction and training for employees and others; providing monitoring and health surveillance in appropriate cases; planning for emergencies. Report of injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences 1995 (RIDDOR): puts duties on employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises (the Responsible Person) to report serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses). Health and safety First Aid Regulations 1981: came into force on 12 September 1981 and require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel so that first aid can be given to their employees if they are injured or become ill at work. The aim of first aid is to preserve life and to
If you have suffered from a communicable illness, you should not work until you have been given the 'all clear' from the doctor . Correct moving and handling is vital part of my role it is essential I learn how to move and handle correctly . Otherwise I could hurt myself and other. It is my legal responsibility to use the correct moving and handling techniques as I have learnt during my training. It is important that you understand how to prevent a fire and what to do in the event of a fire.
A Safe and Pleasant Working Environment (AO3 T6)??? Thorpe Park follows the "Health and Safety At Work Act 1974" throughout by making sure that all rides and equipment are safe for both internal and external customers. This Act says that Thorpe Park has a number of responsabilities which includes providing a safe work environment for employees, contractors and guests, making safe devices and protective equipment available and consulting its employees to make sure that safe working practices continue to be used. There are different departments at Thorpe Park where this is done. Every morning, every ride is checked by a qualified engineer and they are all test ran with no passengers and then they repite it again with members of staff in them.