Risk Assessments are carried out to ensure the safety of welfare of children and young people in the setting by carrying out risk assessments for indoor and outdoor activities that take place in the setting by indicating the potential hazards and the possibility of the risk happening and how this can be avoided and who may be at risk of server hazards in the setting.
As a childcare practitioner I should take into account the individual needs and abilities when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services for children and young people by providing physical play activities according to the age …show more content…
My settings health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed by health and safety risk assessments which are carried out at the start of a new term to ensure risk are being covered and identified closely monitored by a member of staff in the setting.
The health and safety policy is also reviewed in the setting, by checking the equipment, materials and resources to ensure the health and safety of children, young people and staff to use and identifying any issues by addressing and fixing equipment, materials and resources accordingly to the health and safety policy and procedures in the setting. staff are aware of the health and safety policies and procedures and are constantly assessing children and young people's play areas alongside the EYFS framework which considers all aspects of children and young people's welfare including safeguarding, suitable person and suitable premises and equipment in the setting.
One of the major health and safety policies which are addresses closely and reviewed are children and young people's allergies. The setting has a list and pictures of children, young people and staff's allergies and are reminded of which children and young people have allergies to certain foods at snack time in the