Qcf Level 3 Health & Social Care Knowledge Questions

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QCF Level 3 Knowledge Questions 1) The legal framework for Heath Safety & Security is: The Health & Safety at Work Act Manual Handling Regulations (1992) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regualtions (COSHH)(2002) Reporting of Injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (RIDDOR) (1995) Health & Safety First Aid Regulations (1981) Management of Health & Safety at work Regulations (1999) 2) Employers must: • Provide a safe work place • Provide health & safety training • Undertake risk assessments • Ensure that ther2 is safe access to & from the workplace • Provide information on Health & Safety 3) Employees must. • Take reasonable care for the safety of themselves and others • Not intentionally damage any equipment or materials provided by the employer • Co-operate with the employer with health & safety matters Both employers and employees have a duty of care to themselves, each other and visitors/users of the premises & services. This means that they have a legal obligation to ensure the safety of others 4) COSHH is the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (2002). This includes (but is not limited to) substances such as cleaning materials, disinfectants, bleaches and naturally occurring substances such as blood. They must be stored in a safe & suitable place, clearly labelled. The COSHH file is located in the office of the ward. 5) RIDDOR is the Reporting of Injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (1995). Employers must report to the Incident Contact Centre. 6) The main points of legislation in relation to moving & handling are: • Lifting Operation & Lifting Equipment Regulation (1992) LOLER • Manual Handling Regulations (1992) • Health & Saftety at Work Act (1974) • Management of Health & Safety at Work Act. To ensure that I am up to date with all

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