[CT257.1] Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Aspects of employment covered by law . Minimum Wage, Number of hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures and your contract of employment. the main features of current employment legislation . Employment rights act, Equalities and Discrimination law, Health and safety Act. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists .
The National Occupational Standards determines how the role of the job is carried out. There are regulations that influence the way my role is carried out as a support worker. It forms the basis for all the qualifications and is divided into mandatory and optional which are all relevant to the job role. The Care Standards Act requires the care provider to ensure that care provision meets the needs of the service users and is provided well. The Health and Safety Legislation that is the Health and Safety at Work Act, Food Safety Act and COSSH, RIDDOR determine the way my role is carried out.
Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings SHC24 Understand the implications of duty of care OUTCOME 1 1. Define the term “Duty of care” Health and social care professionals have a “duty of care” to ensure the wellbeing of service users. We all have a “Duty of care” to consider the effects of our actions upon other people who may be affected. In health and social care this basic principle includes following the various rules and legal obligations that surround our work. Your workplace will have a set of policies and procedures, which you must follow.
Unit 504 Develop health and safety and risk management policies procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people's settings 1. Understand the current legislative framework and organisational health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices that are relevant to health, and social care or children and young people’s settings 1.1 Explain the legislative framework for health, safety and risk management in the work setting The basis of British health and safety law is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The Act sets out the general duties which employers have towards employees and members of the public, and employees have to themselves and to each other. These duties are qualified in the Act by the principle of ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’ In other words, an employer does not have to take measures to avoid or reduce the risk if they are technically impossible or if the time, trouble or cost of the measures would be grossly disproportionate to the risk. What the law requires here is what good management and common sense would lead employers to do anyway that is, to look at what the risks are and take sensible measures to tackle them.
201.1 Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work 1.1 list the aspects of employment covered by law The law in UK covers the following aspects: Minimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures, Union rights and consultation, among many others. Labour law covers the deal between employee and employer. Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more.
Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Discrimination Act, Children’s Act, Employment Rights Act, Employment Act (Flexible working regulations) Race Relations Act, Data Protection Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995, Training, and more. Why does legislation relating to employment exist?
ERR Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young peoples settings. 1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law. Minimum wage Hours worked Discrimination Health and safety Holiday entitlement Redundancy and dismissal Training Disciplinary procedures Union rights and consultation 1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation. Employment rights Equality Discrimination Health and safety 1.3 Outline why legislation to employment exists . To regulate the relationship between employers and employees establish minimum standard equality of treatment for workers and to protect workers, employers.
UNIT 21 UNIT CODE : ICO1 THE PRINCIPLES OF INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL 1.1 EXPLAIN EMPLOYEES ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTION 1.1 The Care worker has a responsibility under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to take care of one`s own health and safety and others you care or support including their family, friends and work colleagues. The act requires Carers to : * Take reasonable care for their own safety and that of others. * Cooperate with the employer in respect of Health and Safety matters .Not intentionally damage any Health and safety equipment or materials provided by the employer * Attend training provided by the employer * Use protective equipment provide by the employer In respect of the prevention of infection you must think about the prevention and control for you and others around you. Basic controls are: * Dispose of waste correctly * Wash hands when appropriate * Keep equipment clean * Remain vigilant and report potential hazards * Attend infection control training and keep updated * Wear clean PPE I( personal protective equipment) for each person * Maintaining personal hygiene. 1.2 EXPLAIN EMPLOYERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTION 1.2 The Health and Safety Legislation require that employers have a duty of care to protect employee for example: * Provide a safe workplace * Carry out risk assessments to assess the dangers of certain work activities * Provide training to staff * Provide PPE * Ensure regular health and safety checks are undertaken.
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.
01/07/2014 Michaela Radford Unit Eight – Promote and implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care. Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety. (Section One covered by certificate, RPL) 1.1, Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a health or social-care work setting. 1.2, Explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer. 1.3, Analyse the main health and safety responsibilities of self, the employer or manager, and others in the work setting.