Nvq L2 208 Hsc

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Unit 208 Outcome 1 1.1 List legislation relating to general health and safety social care setting. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992(amended 2002) Health and Safety(First aid) Regulations 1981 Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation (RIDDOR) 1995 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations(COSHH) 2002 Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulation 1992 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 1.2 Describe the main points of health and safety policies and procedures health and safety safeguarding reporting of accidents waste disposal fire prevention and evacuation procedures security cleaning food safety disposing and storing medicines lone working 1.3 Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of a, the social care worker: My main health and safety responsibilities is to ensure that i am safe in my work and work place and that those around me are not put at risk from my work activities. I have a duty to report any occurrances that break the health and safety policy guidelines of the company and the government. Ensure the safety of the building. I must always report any changes to my personal circumstances and health that may affect my ability to work safely i.e becoming pregnant b,the employer or manager • Provide a safe workplace • Give information on health and safety • Provide free health and safety training • Make sure I can enter and leave the workplace safely ⦁ To be provided free of charge with PPE. c,individuals We are responsible for their own Health and Safety and report any issues. 1.4 Identify tasks relating to health and safety that should only be carried out with special training. • Manual handling • Infection control • Fire procedures •

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