Diploma Level 3

Satisfactory Essays
Unit 8
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care 1. Identify legislation relating to general health and safety in a health or social care work setting(1.1)
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:
– Self
– the employer or manager
– others in the work setting (1.3)
4. Identify specific tasks in the work setting that should not be carried out without special training (1.4)
5. Describe different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in own work setting (3.1)
6. Explain procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness should occur (3.2)
7. Explain own role in supporting others to follow practices that reduce the spread of infection (4.1)
8. Identify the main points of legislation that relates to moving and handling (5.1)
9. Explain principles for moving and handling equipment and other objects safely (5.2)
10. Identify types of hazardous substances that may be found in the work setting (6.1)
11. Describe safe practices for:
– storing hazardous substances
– using hazardous substances
– disposing of hazardous substances and materials (6.2)
12. Describe practices that prevent fires from starting and spreading (7.1)
13. Explain emergency procedures to be followed in the event of a fire in the work setting (7.3)
14.Explain the importance of ensuring that others are aware of own whereabouts (8.3)
15. Describe common signs and indicators of stress (9.1)
16. Describe signs that indicted own stress (9.2)
17. Ananlyse factors that tend to trigger own stress (9.2)
18. Compare strategies for managing stress (9.4)

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