Develop Health and Safety and risk assessment policies procedures and practices in health and Social care or children and young peoples settings Explain the legislative framework for Health, safety and risk management in your work setting, please list :
Health & Safety At Work Etc. Act 1974 (HASAWA)Employers have a general duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees so far as is reasonably practicable.Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999Employers have a legal duty to carry out risk assessments as the first step in ensuring a safe and healthy workplace. * A written record must be kept if there are 5 or more employees. * Preventive and protective measures must be identified. * Assessments must be reviewed if no longer valid. * Risk assessments must be “suitable and sufficient”. * Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 * Mental Health Act 1983 * Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 * Food Safety Act 1990 and the Food Hygiene Regulations 2006 * Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) * Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 * Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (PPE) * Reporting on Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) * DISABILITY Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) * Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) |
Analyse how policies, procedures and practices in your own setting meet health, safety and risk management requirements?
(Please use an element of research to provide an example) 1.2 On 1 December 2012 the Criminal Records Bureau and Independent Safeguarding Authority merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All new members of staff MUST undergo the (DBS) before considered the position as a social Care Worker within our CompanyYour processing will remain the same however some of the names for checks and terminology will have