Support Children and Young Peoples Health and Safety

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Unit 8: Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety 1 1.1 Task taken from my Level 2 Complete the two spider diagrams below to show examples of steps you should take to ensure safety both within your setting and during off-site visits. Safety in your setting Safety on an outing 1.2 Q) Give some examples of how you School/Setting meets the 5 key aims Aim 1: Safeguarding Take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety and wellbeing of pupils following the Safeguarding Policy. Aim 2: Protecting Children from accidents/injury Be aware of potential hazards, tidy equipment away, follow hygiene routines/procedures following Health & Safety Aim 3: Keeping Children Safe from Bullying Provide a safe and secure environment for all pupils. Encourage respect for individuals, celebrating the differences between us following the Anti-bullying Policy. Aim 4: Keeping children Safe from Crime Follow PSHE and Citizenship Policy which encourages independence, responsibility, confidence, positive self esteem, self awareness and respect. Aim 5: Protecting children’s Security Implement child protection policies and procedures working in partnership with pupils, parents and agencies. All staff members are aware of, monitor, comply with and discuss issues of health and safety continuously whilst working. When guiding visitors or parents/carers through the school we must also make them aware of health and safety pointing out fire exits in case of fire. Staff must attend training and always follow policies and procedures to ensure good practice. We support the teacher in delivering safety education to pupils through PSHE. (Task taken from Level 2) It is important that you understand the lines of responsibility and reporting for health and safety in your setting. This includes your
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