Over consumption has led to many cures and medicines being created, and has made the world a better and safer place then it once was. The Buy Nothing Day would only hinder the progress that mankind has made in keeping the environment intact. The way of life in the 21st century has and will be defined by consumerism. Consumerism has lifted nations out of recessions and created millions of jobs and opportunities. The Buy Nothing Day is just a way for environmentalists to voice their theories about how to fix the environment.
Kelly-Ann Radcliffe Health and Social Care Unit 4222-264: The Principles of infection Prevention and control Outcome 1: Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections 1:1 Employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection are set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This tells workers that they have to do certain things in order to comply with the act and they are: * To take responsibility of there own safety and the safety of others. * To cooperate with your employer regarding health and safety matters. * To not intentionally damage and health and safety equipment provided by your employer. * Attend all training that is provided by your employer.
It acts in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain's workplaces.” There are several further Acts and Regulations that all parties in the Health & Social Care industry are to adhere to, including: Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 This covers a range of issues relating to health, safety and welfare across different sectors and industries. It places a duty on all employers "to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work" of all their employees.” (healthyworkinglives.com). Failure to comply with requirements can result in unlimited fines from its
Pollution is causing the atmosphere to decay and is helping generate global warming. Since there is not much pollution by hydroelectric plants then the earth should be able to last longer. Another main advantage is that water is provided free by nature there is minimum cost to convert it into energy. The earth is made up of 72% of water then there is a main advantage since we have enough water to last a long time. Hydropower plays a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions which could also help with less pollution released into the environment.
CU2624 1.1 The Health and Safety at work ect Act 1978 Regulates health and safety within the workplace, and under this piece of legislation you have a legal obligation to follow the policies and procedures your employer has established within the workplace. If you do not follow these the consequences of your actions could be severe. It could lead to accidents, mistakes, illness, death, charges of assault, complaints, disciplinary, dismissal, prosecution and even the closure of the organisation. You also have a duty to ensure you attend any training provided by your employer. This will ensure you are up to date with all aspects of handling medication.
Office personnel who visit the plant must also wear approved safety shoes except in green zones indicated by floor paint. If in doubt, ask! Respiratory Protection Where feasible, exposure to air contamination will be controlled by filtering the source of the contamination and by ventilation. If this is not possible, respiratory protection equipment may be required. Employees required to wear respiratory protection in their jobs must comply with all OSHA requirements.
For the protection of service user and the carer. It is important that it used correctly to prevent the risk of infection and cross infection. PPE is a barrier between the carer and other surfaces therefore giving protection to both the carer and service user. 4. State current regulation and legislation to PPE Answer There are legal duties and responsibilities of the employer under the health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to supply all PPE that is needed for employees when carrying out their work.
An employer’s duties include ensuring the health, safety and welfare of all employees by means of risk assessments, training and instruction for employees and sharing of information. Employers must have a written Health and Safety policy that all employees have familiar with. Employees have a common duty of care to take reasonable precautions for the health and safety of themselves and others. All employers are required to display the Health and Safety Law poster. Other relevant acts within the Health and Safety Act relating to early Years are: * Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) This Act details how to protect children from dangerous chemicals (including cleaning materials and medicines).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is charged with enforcing regulations to ensure that men and women have a safe and healthy working environment. They set up training and educate employers on how to keep the workplace safe. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulates products, specifically the products that could eventually become not safe. They do this by prohibiting hazardous products, summoning back products that have potential defects, and spending the time to study the potential hazards found. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates the amount of pollutants that atmosphere is exposed to during production.
The employer’s duties are to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees. This has to be done by carrying out risk assessments, allowing employees the necessary information, instruction and training with regards to health and safety at work, making the workplace a safe working environment with adequate facilities. Employers must have a written health and safety policy, which must be brought to the notice of all employees. Employees, volunteers and service users also have responsibilities within the act; they have a common law duty of care. The act requires them to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and other people at work.