Nvq Unit 8 Essay

282 WordsFeb 21, 20132 Pages
CU2547 1.1 Identify legislation relating to general health and safety in a health or social care work setting. Health and safety at work ACT 1974 Management of health and safety at work regulations 1999 manual handling operations regulations 1992 health and safety regulations 1981 (first aid) Dangerous occurrences regulations 1995 ( RIDDOR) Control of hazardous to health regulations 2002 (COSHH) 1.2 describe the main points of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer. 1. To make the workplace safe. 2. To make sure all machinery is stored and used correctly. 3. Make sure all protective clothing is been used. 4. To report all injuries. 5. To take reasonable care of your own health and safety 6. To co-operate with employer. 1.3 outline the main health and safety responsibilities of. SELF To take reasonable care of your own health and safety. To avoid wearing jewellery and loose clothing, especially when using machinery. To take reasonable care not to put other people at risk. To co-operate with your employer. To report any injuries or illness. To tell your employer if something happens that might affect your ability to work. The employer/manager To make the workplace safe. To prevent risk’s to health. Ensure that machinery is safe to use. Set up emergency plans. Make sure working conditions all meet health, safety and welfare requirements. Provide protective equipment free of charge. Report certain incidents. Others in the work setting To be provided free of charge with PPE. To have any risks to your health and safety properly controlled. To tell your employer of any concerns you might have. To have rest breaks during your working

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