! During disaster situations an Incident Command Center, or Emergency Operations Center, is activated with a chain of command that begins with an Incident Commander who will oversee the appointment of section chiefs as well as command stafﬁng. The commander will receive reports from staff and give orders. During the disaster, ongoing re-evaluation of the branches of the chain of command are continuous, as adaptability in a disaster is one of the keys to successful recovery. Under the Incident Commander there are several key personnel that coordinate the relief effort, including a Liaison Chief, Public Information Chief, Operations Chief, Planning Chief, Logistics Chief and Finance Chief, each fulﬁlling critical roles that must be integrated smoothly into a comprehensive response and recovery effort.
Use this methodology to prioritise risks in order to allocate resources for selecting and implementing required risk controls in all of company and non-company workplaces. 1.To Develop, implement and maintain a health and safety management system which includes the requirements of this Policy 2.Comply with applicable health and safety legislation as well as other requirements such as Codes of Practice or Australian Standards 3.Implement a health and safety risk management process to ensure workplace hazards are identified, assessed, controlled and reviewed where they are not able to be eliminated 4.Allocate sufficient financial and physical resources to enable the effective implementation of the Work Health and Safety Policy 5.Provide, handle and store equipment, structures, substances and systems of work without risk to health 6.Provide and disseminate health and safety training and information to workers, students and visitors 7.Implement arrangements for the consultation of health and safety matters with workers and
National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) These guidelines apply to all healthcare workers, local authorities, charities and all other health and social care providers. They support the healthcare professional to ensure that they are providing patients with the best quality care and offer the best value for money. Topics for guidance are referred to NICE by the Department of Health for appraisal. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 This is the law that requires employers to control substances that are deemed to be hazardous to health, such as chemicals, dust, fumes
Second the technical support team must define operational procedures to create preparedness for an emergency; procedures to execute during an emergency situation, and procedures for catastrophic events to allow the business to function. Third the I.T. security team must also work in coordination with other departments to maintain the physical security of vital systems and emergency lighting to allow safe access to all-important areas of operation. Fourth the clerical support team must document each piece of equipment's readiness for emergency action. Fifth the database administration team must create a data backup
Under this legislation all employees have the responsibilities to cooperate with the Trust on matters of health and safety and in the context of this policy particularly regarding the reduction of risks from healthcare associated infections. Infection control policies, procedures and protocols are designed to outline the principals and responsibilities associated with the prevention and control of infection in a health care setting. Follow COSHH and RIDDOR Follow COSHH and RIDDOR Carry out risk assessments Carry out risk assessments Report Hazards and potential Risks Report Hazards and potential Risks Follow policies and procedures Follow policies and procedures Make sure all staff are safe Make sure all staff are safe Be accountable for yourself by checking your own equipment before and after use Be accountable for yourself by checking your own equipment before and after use
The health and safety act states that everyone in the workplace is Responsible for health and safety, every legislation on health and Safety gives you guidance of all your responsibilities as a carer In how you should maintain a high standards with in all the areas the legislations cover such as- FOOD HYGIENE LEGISLATION 2005, handling food, using the right chopping board for the right food type to eliminate any cross contamination. ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT 1990, handling clinical waste or hazardous substances, to know how and where to dispose of such things to protect your self, others and the environment. In order for your work place to keep within the health and safety frame work it is very important for every member of staff to read and refresh on a regular basses so that you understand and follow health and safety policies and procedures so that to eradicate any hazards or risk from the work place creating a safe environment for all using, working or living in a care setting.
This gives the DFD the capacity to respond to all incidents to the standard set by NFPA. It is required by this standard a certain number of fire fighters must be present for specific emergency incidents. Another service proposed is the training of all fire fighters to the Emergency Medical Responder level. This is in anticipation of the possibility that the provincially run ambulance service may be allocated to each individual municipality for operations. To establish a full time fire hall in the Boundary Bay Airport area.
There are different methods of cost estimation. In Ka-Pow project we have used the bottom up estimating. In bottom up estimate find out the cost of the work packages and then add them up to get the cost for the entire project. It is important to estimate the cost correctly otherwise it will put the project at a risk. It is very important to involve the SMEs in the cost planning also to get the accurate estimate for the cost.
These environment risk assessment provide control measures to minimise any identified risk. The risk assessments are reviewed depending on their final risk rating, High risk are reviewed 3 monthly, medium risk are reviewed 6 monthly and low risk is reviewed annually. This is not exhaustive, any risk assessments are also reviewed as and when any changes may occur. At all times I am required to ensure that my staff have the required amount of protective clothing that is required, to ensure their role is carried out safely and to eliminate the risk of infection control. Prior to carrying their role I ensure all staff are adequately trained in Health and Safety, including Moving and Handling, COSHH, Fire Safety, this training is updated on an annual basis and relevant or new legislation passed on when required through team meetings or supervisions.