health and safety

Topics: First aid, Occupational safety and health, Risk, Risk assessment / Pages: 12 (1632 words) / Published: Nov 2nd, 2014
BTEC Apprenticeship Assessment Workbook Level 2 Health & Social Care

1. HEALTH AND SAFETY

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This sequence of activities will allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of health and safety policies and procedures in your workplace. As a health and social care worker, it is important that you are competent in assessing risks and hazards and implementing good practice on health and safety.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
These activities assess your knowledge of health and safety. There are different items of legislation that you must know about as well as the policies of your own workplace.

Task 1
This task will enable you to demonstrate that you understand which tasks in your setting carry health and safety risks and how you should approach such tasks. You should include tasks that require moving and handling of equipment and other objects.
BTEC: Unit 8: 1.1, 1.4, 5.1, 5.3
Diploma: Unit 8: 1.4, 1.5, 5.1
PLTS: IE1

Task 1a
Please complete the table below listing the tasks in your setting which carry health and safety risks, identifying which require specialist training and which legislation is relevant. The first line gives you an example.

Task which carries health and safety risks

Requires specialist training?

Relevant legislation and regulations Cleaning the floor

Yes

Control of Substances Hazardous to
Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002

Moving clients

Yes

Manual handling operations regulations 1992 (mhor) provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998
(puwer)

Administrating medicine Yes

The misuse of drugs act 1971
Health act 2006

Giving first aid

Health and Safety (First Aid)
Regulations 1981

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Yes

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BTEC Apprenticeship Assessment Workbook Level 2 Health & Social Care

BTEC: Unit 8: 5.2
Diploma: Unit 8: 5.2

Task 1b
Complete the spider diagram

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