Sherwood Park School Risk Assessment Report

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RISK ASSESSMENT | Name of Workplace: Sherwood Park School | Area under Assessment: | Sherwood Park School | Date: | 16/06/2013 | Assessor: || Activity | Hazards identified | Who might be harmed and how? | Likelihood1=low5=high | Severity1=low5=high | RiskLikelihood x severity1=Min25=Max | Control Measures in PlaceHow can the risk be managed /reduced? | By whom? | Date ForReview | Walking to the Park | Road trafficaccidents | Service user/ Crossing road | 3 | 5 | 15 | 1:1 supervision. Only one road to cross. Staff and service users to follow highway code. | Key worker /Care Worker | 6 Month | Playroom | Fingers stuck in the door | Children ,empoyees,vistors | 2 | 3 | 6 | Children under two yearsBy one member of staff should always…show more content…
| 5 | 5 | 25 | Buy large Lego pieces and supervise that the children don’t put it in their mouth | Nursery teachers / managers | 2 week | Wet play | Water on the floors | A child may slip on water on the floor | 3 | 3 | 9 | Have a staff monitor the wet play area | Nursery teachers | 1 week | Unit 3:Health Safety and Security in Health and Social Care Unit 3:P3, M2 &D1 A Risk assessment at Sherwood Park School Including Identified Hazards and Recommendations to these to these Hazards to reduce risk of service users For this report, I am going to carry out a risk assessment for Sherwood Park School. Inclusive are the hazards which were identified and recommendations in these hazards to minimise the risk of persons involved. With reference to the current policies and procedures in the UK, I will be making an assessment on the potential risks in the playroom. Working Activity: Playroom Risk Rating: Low Persons Affected: Children, Employees,…show more content…
A staff member may unconsciously or consciously grab a child or drag them in an attempt to get them to perform a particular activity. This mishandling may cause physical harm such as bruises or psychological harm on the child. Thus is against the United Nations Convention on the rights of child 1989, every child matters: change for children (2003) and Human Rights Act 1998 all of which promote the welfare of children and addresses their safety. Under the Independent Safeguarding Authority's (ISA) and Vetting and Barring Scheme all those wishing to work with the children provide an enhanced disclosure which is usually in the form of a CRB check. This is one of the ways that eliminates the possibility of offenders working with the children and safeguards the children against abuse or potential abuse. Additionally, the management should put in place a whistle blowing procedure which will allow other members of staff to report such case if present. Management should also outline policies and procedures to be followed in cases where abuse is suspected. As earlier stated, Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, sufficient training should be given to employees on processes involved with handling of children in the appropriate manner such that staff may handle children in appropriate
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