important to ensure that health and safety is in place. Ways in which we as staff can ensure safety for all is by remembering and carrying out certain procedures, and remember some important factors whilst doing this. Some examples of which are:
When planning room layouts, it is important to remember that...
and inside by talking about personal safety, risks and the safety of others. It is important to consider specific risks an example being for a child who has a hearing impairment you would need to provide visual aids for them or sign language so they are aware of the health and safety. Duty of care also...
accessibility, extra lighting if visually impaired.
We all have a duty of care, and I would ensure that children, carers and others were made aware of the fire evacuation procedures if they were not familiar with the surroundings.
Any physical hazards would need to be removed to eliminate potential risks...
substances are also kept readily available. With equipment, we should also ensure it is never over stacked or stored dangerously. Other things like electric cables or other trip hazards should also be stored safely. Although risk assessments are important to follow, things do get moved from day to day...
anyone to work on the premises. We must be aware of how to provide a safe, healthy environment for children and young people, without risk of accident or emergencies taking place. When planning a healthy, safe environment for children and young people, it is essential to take a number of factors into consideration...
Policies and procedures in response to accidents, incidents and emergencies and illness.
POLICY – We follow the guidelines in reportinginjuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences
(RIDDOR) for reporting of accidents and incidentsProcedures.
Accident book: is kept safely and accessibly;
occupational health and safety in Great Britain.
The Health and Safety Executive, with local authorities (and other enforcing authorities) is responsible for enforcing the Act and a number of other Acts and Statutory Instruments relevant to the working environment.
The main piece of legislation affecting...
Tourism, Hospitality and Events (SIT07)
Follow health, safety and security procedures
HSC Indicative Hours
Occupational Health and Safety
accountability: everyone employed has a responsibility for the health and safety of children and staff, but there should be clear reporting responsibilities.
1.3 Identify sources of guidance for planning healthy and safe environments
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Template for Departments' Injury and Illness Prevention Program at the University of California, Berkeley
(Note: This template was downloaded from the web site of the Office of Environment, Health & Safety at the University of California, Berkeley, http://ehs.berkeley.edu/. The forms mentioned in...
working order. So a pleasant classroom environment is possible. It should not be too hot in temperature as this helps the spread of colds, coughs and other bugs.
Schools are all built according to what the thinking was at the time of it being built. Some schools were built with open plan...
Alternatively, centre documentation should be
used to record this information.
1. Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work
Legislation relating to general health and safety: relevant, up to date legislation from the Health...
consequences of injury and illness,
To treat injuries and illnesses effectively.
4.1 Routes of infection may include:
Blood circulation, Digestive, Respiratory, Body fluids.
4.2 Own health or hygiene might pose a risk by e.g.:
Causing a serious infection,
criteria The learner can:
1. Know the health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting
1.1 Outline the health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting 1.2 Identify the lines of responsibility and reporting for health and safety in the work setting 1.3 Explain what risk assessment...
* Duty of care – when planning the child’s safety and welfare should be of most importance
* That policies and procedures are being followed
* Staff ratios are correct
* There is a first aider present
* The desired outcomes of the child or young person are the starting point
imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others”. I understand that a Duty of Care within my work role requires many things. Firstly, the children are placed into the environment by parents who want...
outdoor environments and services.
When providing a healthy and safe environment both inside and outside the nursery, there are factors myself and other practitioners need to consider; individual children and any specific needs they may have, for example at my work place we a baby with Prader-Willi syndrome...
everyone is an individual and may have particular needs-these needs depends on age and ability. An environment suitable for a baby would not have the correct room layout for a 3-4 year old although some features would remain the same equipment and resources would be age/stage ability appropriate (whilst...
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...
food, we use our compost bins which then get emptied into the bins outside.
• Within foundation stage at Chapel Street if a child has a toilet accident we have at policy which covers this. There is a changing area in the nursery and we have a supply of spare clothes. We bag up the wet clothes and...