206 Task B Handout It is a legal requirement to follow agreed ways of working. Policies and procedures or "agreed ways of working" set out how we your employer require you to work. They incorporate various pieces of legislation as well as best practice. They are there to benefit and protect you, the individuals you support and us your employer. They enable you to provide a good quality service working within the legal framework and most importantly aim to keep you and the individuals you support, safe from danger or harm.
The law requires you to follow the agreed ways of working. Your companies policies and procedures or agreed ways of working tell you how you are required to work. They incorporate various pieces of legislation as well as best practice. These are in place to benefit and protect you, the individuals you support and your employer. They also enable you to provide good quality service working within the law and most importantly aim to keep you and the individuals you support, safe from danger or harm.
Aii. Duty of Care affects our work in that we are expected to deliver care to the service users safely; we should therefore ensure that the basics are covered, such as cleaning our hands prior to work and ensuring that we wear the provided safety and protection equipment like gloves and aprons. Our employer is also to ensure that we undertake all the required training prior to delivering the care support. We should also ensure that we are up-to-date in the skills required from a training perspective. Aiii.
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.
My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. 1.2 Describe how the duty of care affects own work role It means the duty of care you have in your job is to keep yourself safe and your service user safe. Keep up to date on your training. All ways wash your hands before attending a service user before and after, and wear the protective aprons and gloves that are supplied by your workthe duty is in exercising caution and to refrain from causing another person injury or loss. In tort law, a duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of "reasonable care" while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others 2.1 Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and individuals rights Dilemma 1: Bathing Throughout my time working at broomhayes I encounted many dilemmas in which I had to solve around another students rights.
Health, safety and security in Health and Social Care Assessment. P2/M1 Health and Safety at work: Health and safety Act 1974 is a piece of legislation covering health and safety in Great Britain. It is put in place for all employers to make sure they are safely operating in the working environment, maintaining a high standard to ensure that accidents at work are kept to a minimum. By training the staff on how to be safer and more precious around machinery and other people it impacts on safeguarding for everyone in the environment as it puts people less as risk because hazards are reduce to a minimum. Some of the training involved for employers trying to improve health and safety would be risk assessments, setting up emergency procedures and making arrangements for implementing the health and social measures identifies as necessary.
1.2 Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of Infection. Employers should make the workplace a safe environment that is safe for work but also for all individuals and visitors. Employers must carry out risk assessments to assess the dangers of certain work activities and then are responsible for putting strategies in place for minimizing the risk. Employers must provide PPE and provide training and refresher updates on infection control. 2.1 Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the Prevention and control of infection.
What are some of the safety procedures in place at Kudler? Will these new positions comply with OSHA standards? Kudler must review its working environment for their service and determine if they comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The OSHA imposes a duty on employers to provide their employees with a workplace and jobs free from recognized hazards that may cause death or serious physical harm (Mallor, Barnes, Bowers, & Langvardt, 2003). 6.
To ensure the health and safety of workers, customers and visitors by eliminating or minimising risks at the workplace b) What is the responsibility of the worker? A worker must take the reasonable care for their own safety and ensure that they do not adversely affect the health and safety of others. A worker must comply
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 - we must take safety and load into consideration These legislations are in place to make sure it is a legal requirement for employers to make sure the health, safety and welfare of their employees is maintained and for employees to have a duty of care for themselves and others. Person centred planning (PCP) - client participation and people centred working practices as outlined in care standards Care plans - ensures uniformity for client Minimises risk Risk assessments - minimises any risks that may arise. Describe what health and safety factors need to be taken into account when moving and positioning individuals and any equipment used to do this | If you look after someone with an illness or a disability, you may need to help them move around. It's essential that you know about safe moving and handling so you don't hurt yourself or them. For example, you may find that you need to help an ill or disabled person to: get in or out of bed turn over in bed sit up in bed