Risk Assessment and Young People

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CU1521 – Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety.

1 Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety. 1.3 Identify sources of current guidance for planning healthy and safe environments and services. The Health & safety executive: 

HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.  They are an independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces

Child accident prevention trust:
They are committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.

Department for schools and families 
The Department for Education is committed to creating a world-class state education system. They will work to improve the opportunities and experiences available to children and the education workforce by focusing on the following priorities:  Giving greater autonomy to schools

Improving parental choice
Offering more support for the poorest
Whole system improvement
Great quality provision for children

A Workplace's policies and procedures:

Risk Assessment:
Risk Assessments are a legal requirement mainly under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, although most health and safety legislation requires a risk assessment approach.

1.4 Explain how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in own work setting or service. We have folders with all the policies and procedures for the whole school in them so if we aren’t sure about something we can go to the folder and find out. Also when we get new staff they are given a hand book with all the policies and procedures in it which they have to read through before they start. Also we as a team make sure we are following policies and procedures on a day to day basis by reminding each other and supporting...
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