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Unit 001 – Roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning LO1. Understand own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning oSummarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities The aviation industry is highly regulated and many bodies issue legislation, requirements and codes and practice that cover the business. One of the main pieces of legislation for all areas of employment, including aviation, is the Health and Safety at Work etc Act (1974), which in turn has enabled the creation of specific requirements through codes of practice, for example, the Control of Substances hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Work Regulations 1992, and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. In the aviation industry the PPE regulation is particularly relevant on a day to day basis. While staff are working near aircraft there are many hazards, but by introducing the correct Personal Protective Equipment we are able to reduce the risks posed. Another general piece of law is the Equality Act (2010) which was created to consolidate the complicated and numerous array of Acts and Regulations that used to exist to cover anti-discrimination law in Great Britain. This law covers discrimination due to pay, sex, race, disability, religion, sexual orientation and age. As a trainer I would ensure that none of my learners are discriminated against due to any of these factors. There are also bodies that issue aviation specific regulations. Of these, the International Air Transport Association is the most widely recognised. IATA regulates the shipping of dangerous goods, and issues the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual (DGR), which all airlines, ground handlers and shipping companies need to be aware of when moving hazardous materials. As a trainer I need to be familiar with these regulations, and ensure i keep up to date with any...