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 : 1.1
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 * Assessments must be reviewed if no longer valid.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)
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 changed.Previous - New CRB, ISA - DBS
Standard CRB Check - Standard DBS Check
Enhanced CRB Check - Enhanced DBS Check
Enhanced CRB Check with Barred List Check - Enhanced check for Regulated Activity ISA Adult First - DBS Adult FirstChanges to Disclosure and Barring, what you need to knowThe UK Government is committed to protecting vulnerable groups including children. They want to see a focused and effective safeguarding system, where harm or risk of harm is identified, acted upon effectively and ultimately prevented. We also want a better sharing of responsibility for safeguarding between the state, on the one hand, and your organisations, on the other. They think that arrangements up until now over-emphasised protection by the state and did not sufficiently emphasise the vital role which you play. Clear, well managed arrangements for safeguarding are important, whether in a large hospital, a school or a small local charity. This includes ensuring that all staff are appropriately recruited, trained and managed. Vigilant, on-going, day-to-day management is crucial, in order that unusual or concerning behaviour is picked up at the earliest opportunity. Safe, careful recruitment makes an important contribution. You are best placed to decide if someone is suitable for the role that you have and in doing so it is crucial that you take all sensible steps to identify the right person – including undertaking reference checks and conducting face to face interviews. All of this is just as important as a CRB check.The state has a key role to play in, for example, barring unsuitable individuals from working with vulnerable groups including children, and in ensuring that organisations can access criminal record information on individuals when the role justifies it.
Explain how you support others to comply with legislative and organisational health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices relevant to their work?
All new employees during the...
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