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Unit 009

Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety

Level: 2 Credit value: 3 NDAQ number: J/601/3491 Unit aim This unit provides learners with the knowledge and skills to contribute to supporting children and young people’s health and safety. Learning outcomes There are seven learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to: 1. Know the health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting 2. Be able to recognise risks and hazards in the work setting and during off site visits 3. Know what to do in the event of a non medical incident or emergency 4. Know what to do in the event of a child or young person becoming ill or injured 5. Be able to follow the work setting procedures for reporting and recording accidents, incidents, emergencies and illnesses 6. Be able to follow infection control procedures 7. Know the work setting’s procedures for receiving, storing and administering medicines Guided learning hours It is recommended that 26 hours should be allocated for this unit, although patterns of delivery are likely to vary. Details of the relationship between the unit and relevant national standards This unit is linked to: • CCLD202. Support of the unit by a sector or other appropriate body This unit is endorsed by Skills for Care and Development. Assessment This unit will be assessed by: • candidate portfolio of evidence. Learning Outcome 6 must be assessed in a real work environment. Simulation is not allowed. The unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles. These have been included within the Centre requirements section of this handbook.

Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People's Workforce (4227-01)

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Unit 009 Outcome 1

Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety Know the health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting

Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1. Outline the health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting 2. Identify the lines of responsibility and reporting for health and safety in the work setting 3. Explain what risk assessment is and how this is managed in the work setting.

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Unit 009 Outcome 2

Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety Be able to recognise risks and hazards in the work setting and during off site visits

Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1. Explain why a safe but challenging environment is important for children and young people 2. Identify the differences between risk and hazard 3. Identify potential hazards to the health, safety and security of children or young people in the work setting 4. Contribute to health and safety risk assessment in areas of the work setting and for off site visits.

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Unit 009 Outcome 3

Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety Know what to do in the event of a non medical incident or emergency

Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1. Identify non medical incidents and emergencies that may occur in the work setting 2. Outline the actions to take in response to the following situations: a. fires b. security incidents c. emergency incidents. Additional Guidance Incidents and emergencies may include: • Incidents – all types • Emergencies such as missing children or young people, evacuation

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Unit 009 Outcome 4

Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety Know what to do in the event of a child or young person becoming ill or injured

Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1. Identify the signs and symptoms which may indicate that a child or young person is injured or unwell 2. Identify circumstances when children or young people may need urgent medical attention 3. Outline own role...
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