UNIT 4222-306 1.1 Manual handing regulations 1992 Control of substances hazardous to health 2002 ( CHOSHH) Report of injuries,Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 ( RIDDOR) Health & Safety first aid regulations 1981 Management of health and safety at work regulations 1999 Food safety act 1990 1.2 Under the health & safety at work act 1974 , the employer, the employee, and where appropriate , the service user I support, have a responsibility to ensure safety is maintained in the work place. There should be two accident books in your organisation for service user and staff. It is important that you record each accident that happens to you or that you witness. The book are reviewed by your management team and will help to prevent future accidents occurring . If you have suffered from a communicable illness, you should not work until you have been given the 'all clear' from the doctor .
I also need to dispose of hazardous substances correctly and not mix substances in case of any hazardous fumes or explosions that may occur. I must also never decant chemicals to unlabelled or wrongly labelled containers. To prevent any accidents or incidents happening with hazardous substances I must ensure I follow the data sheets and follow instructions. I must wear the PPE (personal protective equipment) when using substances to avoid cross contamination and accidents. I must also report any defects or ill health that may happen.
Task 1 1.0 Identify the persons who are responsible for health and safety on the project described above: List the main site personell. Identify their roles and responsibilities in respect of health, safety and welfafe. Client: The client, whether a landlord, private individual or acompany, has many health and safety responsibilities.They must demonstrate an acceptable standard of health and safety. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 (usually referred to as the CDM Regulations), they have specific responsibilities: They have to appoint the planning supervisor. They must provide all health and safety information about the workplace where the work is to be carried out.
Understand health and safety in social care settings Outcome 1 Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings 1. List legislation relating to general health and safety in a social care setting Health and Safety at work act 1974 Manual handling Operations Regulations 1992 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981 Management of health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 2. Describe the main points of health and safety policies and procedures The main points of Health and Safety are to maintain a safe environment to work in, insuring that all personnel are working to proscribed standards of care and safety. That up to date risk assessments are in place and findings are being adhered to. To make sure that by the actions of the work force do not cause injury to themselves or others by their actions or in action.
1.1 Explain the legislative framework for health, safety and risk management in the work setting. 1.2 Analyse how policies, procedures and practices in own setting meet health, safety and risk management requirements. 2.1 Demonstrate compliance with health, safety and risk management procedures 2.2 Support others to comply with legislative and organisational health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices relevant to their work. 2.3 Explain the actions to take when health, safety and risk management, procedures and practices are not being complied with. 2.4 Complete records and reports on health, safety and risk management issues according to legislative and organizational requirements.
http://www2.redbridge.gov.uk/cms/images/vulnerable_260.jpg Evidence of abuse is important to be preserved; ways of this may be; Make an accurate written record of any conversations that are relevant between you and the individual; these needs to be signed with the date and time written clearly and kept in a safe place. Always keep a copy for yourself. Try not to clear or tidy anything up – you could potentially be tampering with a crime scene. Don’t wash bedding or clothes. Where to get help?
Unit 306 Understand health and safety in social care settings Outcome 1 Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings 1.1 The different legislations that relate to health and safety in social care settings include: Health and safety at work act 1974 – This Act covers occupational health and safety in Briton. Local authorities along with the health and safety executive are responsible for enforcing the act. Manual Handling operations regulations 1992 – This regulation is in place to reduce the risk of injury through manual handling tasks. It applies to a wide range of tasks such as lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying. Provisions and use of work equipment regulation 1998 – This regulation covers all the equipment I may use while at work.
CT308 Understand Health and Safety in Social Care settings Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings Legislation that relates to health and safety in social care settings are generally covered by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This act is the ‘umbrella’ that has been updated and supplemented by all the regulations and guidelines which extend it, support it or explain it. The regulations most likely to affect my workplace are: Manual Handling Regulations 1992(amended 2002) - sets out requirements for manual handling and moving and handling of people. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations 2002 (COSHH) - requires employers to control substances that could cause harm. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (amended 2008) RIDDOR - sets out what needs to be reported.
The implied duty of fidelity protects business interests and imposes a obligation employee must not disclose any information or trade secrets of their employers business. Throughout the course of employment, an employer will obtain information, which may possibly be confidential information. If an employee’s position is highly ranked then there will be possibilities that the employer has acquired potential confidential business information that may be disclosed this type of situation will need to be addressed and employers will need protection. In Thomas v Farr plc. , the categories of information was sectioned out to address what type of information is not to be disclosed when the employment contract has ended.
It is important to identify and implement WHS procedures and instructions to keep aware of Possible hazardous occurrences, and to be on top of workplace WHS. It also accesses the Workplace regularly and keep employees notified. 7. Describe the procedure for identifying and reporting emergency incidents and injuries to designated persons in the