Unit 4222-306 Essay

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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 . Correct moving and handling is vital part of my role it is essential I learn how to move and handle correctly . Otherwise I could hurt myself and other. It is my legal responsibility to use the correct moving and handling techniques as I have learnt during my training. It is important that you understand how to prevent a fire and what to do in the event of a fire. You may be required to be invoived in food preparation in your role as a carer. You will need to have an understanding of the principles of safe food handling. Infection control is about controlling the spread of communicable diseases between service users, staff, and visitor. the service users we care for are often particulary vulnerable to infection, and as such we need to be extra careful, clothes can pick up infection and pass it from one service user to another. It is important that you change your
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