To make sure that all employees are health and safety trained and keeps them all up to date with any changes. Only let employees that are trained to do certain jobs do so. Make sure all equipment is in full working order and maintenance checks are kept up to date. Supply any personal protective clothing as needed. Make sure that the work place is a safe environment to work in.
To check that all machinery and equipment is adequately guarded and in good and safe working order prior to being operated and not to make unauthorised or improper use of machinery, equipment and substances. Making sure the correct use of equipment and tools for the job and any protective equipment or safety devices which may be supplied. All toxic, hazardous and highly flammable substances are correctly used, stored and labelled. Report any defect in the premises equipment and facilities which we observe, taking an active interest in promoting health and safety and suggest ways of reducing risks. All accidents should be reported to the person in charge and dealt with immediately by the designated first aider, ensuring personal protective is worn.
Question 3: The main Policies and Procedures of my work are: Health and Safety – maintaining a safe working environment for all staff and service users Moving and Handling – Ensure that the service user is not being put at risk when attempting to move them and that any equipment required is in a good, clean and working order. Confidentiality - maintaining, and ensuring other members of staff maintain, confidentiality of all service users. Ensure all records are kept securely in a safe place and cannot be accessed by unauthorised persons. Medication – to distribute medication according to instructions and ensuring that all medication is supplied to the correct service user, at the correct time and in the correct dose I meet all of these standards by: Deborah Smith *ensuring there are not any obstacles in the way that could cause slips or falls. *ensuring that both myself and all service users have the appropriate footwear on at all times *putting signs up when there is a wet floor Never trying to carry out a task on my own when it is obvious that another person is required *knowing the fire procedure policy *Basic hygiene *Using personal protective equipment (ppe) at relevant times *Ensuring that all moving and handling is carried out with the minimal lifting technique so as to avoid injury to myself or the service user.
Project 1 - BSBOHS201A HAZARDS ELIMINATE or CONTROL MEASURES Slips and trips 1 Work areas should be kept clear of obstructions. Archive unnecessary files and sit appropriately to avoid tripping other staff members 2 Coffee and tea spillages must be cleaned up immediately. 3 Torn carpets, computer and electrical cables, floor covering defects to be repaired and replaced. Electrical cables must be placed around the perimeter of the office and covered. Electrical Equipment (electric shocks or burns from using faulty equipment) 1 Electrical equipment must be tested by an electrician for electrical safety and tagged with the date, and retested on a regular basis.
I should wear Personal Protective equipment, (PPE) gloves, masks, lab coats and safety goggles. I should not have any loose clothing or hair. I will keep my area clean and free of unused chemicals and equipment. I will properly dispose of all supplies and containers. Use proper ventilation while performing my labs.
SHC 34 - Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. 1.1 A duty of care is an obligation that any child or young person that is in your care is well looked after and not harmed during a particular task. Within my setting I carry out daily checks to ensure that my setting inside and outside is safe before the children arrive. I make sure that my setting is clean which therefore reduces the risk of spreading affections. I keep up to date my first aid and that I have a fully stocked first aid box.
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.
Moving any other items that could be a danger and make the area safe, losing their clothes, once the seizure is over to make sure their airway is clear and to place them in the recovery position. Every guest brings their own Protocol, which explains the duration of the seizure should not pass of certain time, if this happens, I am trained to administrate Midazolam or Diazepam (depending on what controlled drug their Consultant prescribed). All our guests that are epileptic bring their Protocol and their controlled drug in case it is necessary to administrate. The guest is reassured all the time and after the seizure they will be in the recovery position (if possible) and observe close by staff for at least the next hour. Some times assistance with personal care will be required after a seizure.
Before entering the side room, it is essential to collect all equipment to avoid leaving the room unnecessarily. You need to put on a protective apron and gloves to prevent the risk of contamination to clothes and hands (Dougherty and Lister, 2011). Once in the side room, I explained to patient A what would happen. I encouraged patient A to be as independent as possible; however, patient A could only do little due to reduced mobility. I made sure dignity was maintained at all times by exposing only the part of the body I was cleaning.
Cleaning, Decontamination and waste management Outcome 1 State the general principles for environmental cleaning in the workplace, staff must ensure that infection and micro organisms do not have a chance to spread. in order to do this, the work environment needs to be clean, dry, have access to light and be well ventilated. Any dirt or liquid should not be allowed to accumulate.Regular cleaning ensures this. A cleaning schedule should be put in place which adheres to a COSHH assessment which refers to the management of bodily fluids and regular removal of dirt. The work environments needs to be clean and accessible to all those within the workplace Deep cleaning is required should there be an infection outbreak, in this instance cleaning chemicals and recommended detergents needs to be used.