Unit 4 Assignment | Level 3 Child Care and Education Diploma

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Unit 4 Assignment Keeping Children Safe E1 Legislation that relate to a healthy, safe and secure environment; * Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 * Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 * Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 * Reporting Of Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences regulations 1995 * Food Handling Regulations 1995 * Fire Precautions (workplace) Regulations 1997 * Children Act 1989 * Children Act 2004 * Children Act 2006 * Early Years Foundation Stage Welfare Requirements D1 Child Act 2004 This act was put into place for the safety, health and well being of all children. Making sure all children are treated with respect and taken care of in the appropriate way. This act also allowed a legal framework for every child matters which influences our practice greatly. ‘The programme’s goal is that every child, whatever their background or circumstances, has the support they need to; * Be healthy (this includes growing and development as well as emotional and physical well-being) * Stay safe * Enjoy and achieve through learning (this includes emotional well-being) * Make a positive contribution to society * Achieve economic well-being (P.Tassoni, Pg16, 2007) Therefore in our practice we make sure we plan health foods for the child and plan active activities for the children. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 Hazardous substances are any chemicals which can affect your health if not controlled properly, for example, glues, paints, cleaning products and bodily fluids. therefore in working practice you must wear any appropriate clothing given to you, for example, gloves and aprons. When in working practices you must make sure any substance hazardous to children need to be cleaned up and put out of reach of children. Fire Precautions (workplace) Regulations 1997

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