Nvq Level 3 Health and Social Care

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Learner Name_____Clare McHugh_________________________________________ Unit – SHC34 |Unit |Learning outcome(s) |Assessment criteria |Questions | |SHC34 |1 |1.1 |Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. | |Answer | |‘Duty of care’ within my own role means that I have responsibilities to deliver a service to our service users, and my employer also has | |responsibilities. By following organisational policies, and the EYE codes of practice I am complying with my responsibilities of ‘duty | |of care’. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974,(HASAWA) specifies: | |Employer Duty of Care under HASAWA (my manager’s duty of care) | |As far as reasonably practicable, the employer has a duty to | |1. Provide a safe place of work including safe access and egress | |2. Provide and maintain equipment that is safe and not a risk to health. | |3. Provide all necessary information, instruction, training and supervision. | |Employee Duty of |Care under HASAWA(my responsibilities under duty of care) | |It is the duty of care for all employees to:

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