During working hours the temperature inside all workplaces should be reasonable and the employer has a general duty to as far as is reasonably practicable safeguard the health, safety and welfare of employees. Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 provides the framework for first aid arrangements in the workplace. The regulations require provision of adequate and appropriate first aid equipment and trained personnel so that first aid can be administered. The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) The Regulations cover employees, self-employed people, members of the public and other people who die or suffer injuries or conditions listed in the regulations as a result of work activities. Any occurrence of the injuries or conditions listed in the regulations within the workplace must be reported.
CU308P/CT308 Understand health and safety in social care settings 1.1 Current legislation and subsequent amendments may include: Health & Safety at Work Act 1 The Management of Health & Safety Work Regulations Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2 Manual Handling Operations Regulations 3 The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) Personal Protective equipment regulations 1.2 All policies and procedures protect those we care for as this is why they are in place to ensure staff adhere to them to make sure the people we care for are protected, we have agreed ways of working and all staff need to be up to date and know the policies and procedures. 1.3 carers responsibilities: Take reasonable care of my health and safety. Take reasonable care not to put other people, including other employees and members of the public at risk by what I do or don’t do at work. Co-operate with my employer making sure I get proper training and understand and follow my workplace health and safety policies. Not to interfere with or misuse anything that’s been provided for my health, safety or welfare.
You are responsible for ensuring the security, confidentiality and integrity of persona and sensitive information which is held, used or stored within your work premises. This includes information about your employer, colleagues and clients. You must follow confidentiality policies and procedure and complete Information Governance training once a year. Aviii An explanation about the importance of having an emergency plan in place to deal with unforeseen circumstances. Well developed emergency plans and proper employee training (such that employees understand their roles and responsibilities within the plan) will result in fewer and less severe employee injuries and less structural damage to the facility during emergencies.
There are also many employers responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. These include:- * Making sure that employees are aware of the health and safety aspects of working in that environment. Employers must make sure that their staff attend all relevant and correct training made available and work to the CQC standards or quality and safety. * They need to keep records in relation to infection control relevant and updated etc. * And to ensure that all PPE/equipment is correct and available and working at all time.
All training they received on prevention and control of infections should be adhered to. 1.2Explain employers responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. It is the responsibility of the employer to make sure all employees are trained to the correct level in prevention and control of infection. They should inform employees of any updated polices whether national or company. Employees should also be kept informed of any new infections contracted by individuals they are caring for.
Employer • Ensure members of staff are aware of health and safety policy,organisation responsibilities, arrangements. • Ensure the policies are reviewed and updated annually to the effectiveness of policy and ensure any necessary changes are made. • Ensure effective policy for health and safety. • Periodically review the organisation, responsibilities and arrangements. • Create and maintain
Unit 4222 204.1 Duty of care means that the Health and Social Care Workers must do anything it is reasonably possible to keep individuals from harm. They need to think about following the policies and procedure, making risk assesements, respecting the rights of an individual or making risky choices, being aware of harm , making sure they have done anything is reasonably possible to avoid the danger, taking actions to keep the individuals safe and report the actions/dangers. Etc. If someone don’t ensure the legal responsibility of keeping the individual safe it may affect your work role . That’s why all the training needs to be kept up to date , aways wash your hands before and after attending a resident , etc.
3. What are a PCBU's duties under health and safety legislation? Assessment activity 3 What are some examples of financial and human resources necessary to ensure the effective operation of the health and safety management system? Assessment activity 4 1. When should consultation occur?
This training will be facilitated by the Company or contracted to an outside agency having expertise in this area. All Lead Supervisors shall be provided with Incident Investigation training prior to being promoted to that position. The Company shall provide the necessary measures, through the Hierarchy of Control Protocol, to ensure a safe environment for employees and customers alike. Responsibilities All employees who witness, or are informed of, an incident, shall report the incident to the Lead Supervisor for Investigation. All near-misses shall be investigated by the Lead Supervisor and reported in the same manner as any minor injury.
Supply teachers must be fully aware of any local arrangements for emergency action i.e. fires evacuation, accident procedures and reporting, and any other safety arrangements that might affect them during their time at the school. Regular monitoring of the safety policy is the responsibility of the governors and the head teacher. The health and safety co-ordinate and the governors carry out and record at least one safety inspection of the premises a year. Regular monitoring of the safety within the school is carried out by the head teacher through the normal managerial arrangements within the school.