Assignment 306 Understand health and safety in social care setting

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Task A Presentation - Power point uploades individualy Aiv A comparison of the differences in the main health and safety responsibilities of each of the following: a) Social care worker – Responsible for • Read and understand the health and safety manual. • following the health and safety policies to minimise any risk to themselves or others • Report any health and safety issues to the appointed person. • Ensuring that all accidents are reported to the Manager without delay • Only using chemicals provided by Autism Sussex that have been subjected to an assess-ment in the COSHH Manual. • Carrying on practices that are conductive to minimizing the spread of infectious diseases. b) Employer/manager- are responsible for: •…show more content…
A poorly prepared plan will likely lead to a disorganized evacuation or emergency response, resulting in confusion, injury and property damage. Aix An explanation of how you could encourage others to follow procedures in place for environmental safety • Having clear procedures for staff to refer to. • Point out dangers eg remind a colleague to wipe up a spill • Refer to procedures eg "The fire procedure says we aren't supposed to prop open a fire door". • Model good practice ie always follow procedures yourself. • Encourage them to report any problems or issues Ax An explanation of how you could access additional support and information relating to health and safety. • Talk to your manager • Contact your union • Look on the internet Task B Case study and questions James is 19 years old; he lives with his parents, twice a week he goes bowling or to the cinema with his support workers. They also go with him to the local college where he is studying Horticulture. At his last care planning meeting James expressed a wish to live independently with someone of his own age. His mother is against any change; she has dedicated her life to caring for him since he was diagnosed as having Asperger’s Syndrome. She is particularly worried that James will
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