Extreme Weather and Setting

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LO 3.1 Identify non medical incidents and emergencies that may occur in the work setting In my setting there are many roles and responsibilities that I have in a Non-medical emergency incident or emergency. All settings employing more than five people will have a safety policy and this states the emergency procedures in case of a fire and what to do in the event of some major incidents such as a child who has gone missing, an unwelcomed intruder in the setting or very extreme weather conditions. Now I am going to identify eight non emergency incidents and then for LO 3.2 I will outline the actions to take when there is a Fire, A Missing Child and Unauthorised Entry.

Missing Child
A child should never go missing from a setting and also they should not be able to open gates or doors and when practitioners go through the doors they should ensure that they are closed and locked properly. In my setting no child can get out because the back exit is locked after a certain time and there is a buzzer at the main entrance. If a child were to go missing I would raise the alarm and follow my settings procedures which are; * Make sure that the other children are safe

* Exits should be supervised to prevent the missing child from escaping * Tell the person in charge, Mrs. Quinn
* The person in charge with organize a systematic search
Evacuation
There are many reasons that my setting may need to be evacuated for example a gas leak, fire or bomb scare. In my setting the person in charge knows what to do and evacuated the setting. The setting has regular evacuation practices and there are signs around showing where the nearest exit is and where the assembly point is. Fire

If there s a fire in my setting I would raise the alarm and then close the doors and windows to stop the fire from spreading get the children out by the closes exit, then call 999. In my setting they have fire drills every 3 months and when the fire alarm goes off we reassure the children...
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