The workshop manager or office manager will then identify the hazard and arrange for it to be fixed, it is also recorded in the workshop diary. 6. Why do you need to identify and implement WHS procedures and work instructions? WHS procedures and work instructions need to be identified and implemented to ensure
A list of the principles to be followed for safe moving and handling. Up to date training on manual handling must be carried out and a risk assessment must be carried out, recorded and followed to minimise the risk of injury to the individuals and the staff. This would provide information such as the number of people required to transfer a service user, mobility equipment needed ect. Care plans must be complete, up to date and read to understand the heath requirements of the individuals. Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA) Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) (as amended 2002)Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations are all legislations relevant to moving and handling and these must be followed.
Employees have responsibilities to: self, colleagues, employer, service users and visitors. 1.2. Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. Employers are responsible for: • Assessing risks, • Putting procedures in place, • Ensuring procedures are followed, • Ensuring employees are appropriately trained in relation to infection control, • Making sure employees are aware of health and safety aspects of their work, • Keeping records, • Ensuring that relevant standards, policies and guidelines are available in the workplace 2.1. Outline the current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection.
5) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - PPE must be provided and maintained by the employer and the employer must also provide training for workers required to use it. For Example: Eye protection when working with chemicals 2 What is a hazard? What is a risk? What is the purpose of a risk assessment? How can hazards be identified?
Describe the impact of specific conditions on the correct movement and positioning of an individual. Outcome 2 Understand legislation and agreed ways of working when moving and positioning individuals 1. Describe how legislation and agreed ways of working affect working practices related to moving and positioning individuals 2. Describe what health and safety factors need to be taken into account when moving and positioning individuals and any equipment used to do this. Outcome 3 Be able to minimise risk before moving and positioning
gowns, masks, gloves etc. it is also the responsibility that there is someone that is available to get information for staff regarding the prevention and control of infection. The employer is responsible for making sure that patients can access infection and prevention control information via posters, leaflets etc. The employer must also provide staff training and policies which must be adhered to. 2.
It is the employer’s responsibility to provide the appropriate P.P.E. and to ensure that there is enough of it. It is also their responsibility to provide Policies and Procedures regarding infection control so that all staff members know what guidelines they have to follow. The employer also has the responsibility of providing training for all staff members. The employer also has to report any concerns to the appropriate professional.
The implication is that the ASM has duties in assisting the SM on daily site activities. I would suggest that health and safety duties should be dealt with through the SM or in his or her absence then the appointed safety adviser. The reporting of site hazards by the ASM to the SM should be intrinsic. The ASM's role in keeping records associated with safety, eg statutory inspections, including records required by CDM for hazard management - eg sub-contractors method statements etc, and anything else required by statue or included in the Construction Phase Plan and by the relevant procedures in the contractors Manual for Quality, Safety and the Environment. The ASM will spend more time out of the site than the SM, so he will be vigilant looking for unsafe practices, sub-contractors not working to method statements; barriers warning notices etc requiring reconfigurat- ion, or subject to unauthorised modification, and any other safety related
• Making the environment safe for everyone’s use. • Following organizations policy and procedure on health and safety. 2. Management of Health and Safety at work Regulations 1999- This place responsibility on employers to provide adequate trainings for the staff under their employment.. They must also carry out risk assessments, remove or reduce any health and safety hazards identified.
1.3, Analyse the main health and safety responsibilities of self, the employer or manager, and others in the work setting. 1.4, Identify specific tasks in the work setting that should not be carried out without special training. Be able to carry out own responsibilities for health and safety. (Section Two, Observations). 2.1, Use policies and procedures or other agreed ways of working that relate to health and safety.