Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a health or social care work setting | | 1.1 |
Explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer | | 1.2 |
Analyse the main health and safety responsibilities of: * Self * The employer...
2. Explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer(1.2)
3. Analyse the main health and safety responsibilities of:
– the employer or manager
– others in the work setting (1.3)
4. Identify specific tasks in the work setting that should not be...
1.2 explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer
The main points are agreed ways of working, approved codes of practice in health and social care, how to deal with accidents, injuries and emergency situations, dealing...
policies and procedures agreed with your employer (1.1.2)
3. Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of: (1.1.3)
a) the social care worker ( yourself)
b) the employer or manager
c) other individuals in the workplace
4. Identify tasks relating to health and safety that should only be...
and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety
*Remember to refer to relevant legislation, codes of practice, local policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines in your answers
You can give examples to illustrate your answers
Assessment criteria (AC)1
Describe the main points of health and safety policies and procedures
* Moving and Handling, Personal Hygiene, Infection control, Personal safety, Fire safety, Food safety and hygiene, Emergency
* the arrangements for reporting accidents or health problems
* the arrangements for first aid...
of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer
Health and safety policies and procedures: agreed ways of working and
approved codes of practice in health and social care settings relating to
health and safety; dealing with accidents, injuries and emergency
Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) Reporting accidents and ill health at work is a legal requirement.
The company provide accident books in every house we work in where we must record every accident no matter how big or small.
3) Health And Safety of Work Act 1974
1.2 Identify the signs and symptoms associated with physical abuse
SHC 024: Duty of care in a health and social care setting
1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a professional relationship.
1.2 Describe the different working relationships in your organisation...
Safety at Work (NI) Order 1978.
1.2 Describe the main point of the health and safety polices and procedures agreed with the employer.
A health of social care organzations policies and proceduresshould always incorporate the key point of health and safety law.This means that a care practitioner will...
things you don’t like it will prevent you from taking your feelings out on others.
Three different types of accident or suddenillness in social care setting
Three different types of accident in a social care environment could be an individual slipping, tripping or falling If things haven’t been tidied...
undertaken if you wish.
You will need to discuss with your assessor how you wish to provide evidence, this will be recorded on an action plan which should be stored in your portfolio, your assessor will also retain a copy.
It is important to record in the...
occourences regulations (RIDDOR) 1995
Explain how health and safety policies and procedures protect those in social care settings
If the legislations wherent in place people would not be aware of the dangers around them. Which could lead to serious accidents or even death for example leaving medications...
employer, the workers and the individuals
being supported have responsibilities to ensure safety is maintained in the workplace. Your
employer should display a copy of this Act on their main premises. The main purpose of the
• To secure the health, safety and welfare of...
or health that could arise in the workplace.
Employers have duties under health and safety law to assess risks in the workplace. Risk assessments should be carried out that address all risks that might cause harm in your workplace.
Employers must give you information about the risks in your workplace...
types of evidence they are presenting
for assessment and the submission date against each assessment criterion. Alternatively, centre documentation should be
used to record this information.
1. Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety...
health and safety legislation that applies to a health care setting. By following these acts can reduce accidents in the work place.
Explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer
The Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974 is the main piece of legislation...
Explain how to access additional support & information relating to health & safety?
There are many ways to access different sorts of support and information in relation to the health and safety if it is needed. You could seek additional support and information by talking to the manager within the home...