Explain The Policies And Procedures In Response To Accidents, Incidents And Emergencies

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Policies and procedures in response to accidents, incidents and emergencies and illness.

POLICY – We follow the guidelines in reporting injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences
(RIDDOR) for reporting of accidents and incidents

Procedures.
Accident book: is kept safely and accessibly;
Is accessible to staff and volunteers, who know how to complete it; and it Is reviewed at least half termly to identify any potential or actual hazards. All accidents recorded are shown to the parent on collection of the child involved , parents read ,sign and date the form . The form is also signed by the staff member who witnessed the accident and also the manager
Ofsted is notified of any injury requiring treatment by a general practitioner
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We report to the health and safety executive. * Any accident to a member of staff requiring treatment by a general practitioner or hospital; and * Any dangerous occurrences. This may be an event that causes injury or fatalities or an event that does not cause an accident but could have done, such as a gas leak. * Any dangerous occurrences are recorded in our incident book. See below
Information for reporting the incident to health and safety officer is detailed in the pre-school learning alliances accident record publication.

Our incident book; * We have ready access to telephone numbers for emergency services, including local police. Where we are responsible for the premises we have contact numbers for gas and electricity emergency services, carpenter and plumber. Where we rent premises we ensure we have access to the person responsible and that there is a shared procedure for dealing with emergencies. * We keep an incident book for recording incidents including those that are reportable to the health and safety executive as

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