CU2939 – Develop Health and Safety and risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People Settings.

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CU2939 – Develop Health and Safety and risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People Settings.
The basis of the British Health and Safety Law is The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This act sets out duties which employers have towards employees and members of the public e.g. volunteers, students, visitors, other professionals etc. This also sets out duties for employees to have towards each other. This setting believes that the health and safety of the children is paramount. We aim to make sure the setting is safe for children, parents, employees and visitors. We aim to make children, staff and parents aware of health and safety policies and to minimize hazards and risks, so
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But is a significant accident they have to be updated immediately. . Risk assessments are carried out regularly including, room/environment checks, signing in and out sheets, opening and closing checks, and equipment checks. These checks are signed and dated in the morning. Our induction training (4,8,12 week reviews) for all staff includes a clear explanation of health and safety issues so that all adults are able to adhere to our policies and procedures, and that they understand their shared responsibly to health and safety. The induction training covers matters of employee well-being, including safe lifting and the storage of potentially dangerous substances. Records of all induction trainings (4,8,12 week reviews) are kept and all staff are asked to sign these once they have completed them, along with a managers signature and the date of review. During the 12 weeks the staff must read all policies and procedures/risk assessments and sign and date them when they have read them. Health and safety policies are read out to the parent during their child’s induction week. This is so the parents can get a clearer view of how we, as a setting deal with health and safety and ways in which we do so. The parents are asked to sign a register once they have read through these policies and then this is stored in the children case note file. All staff are expected to go on health and safety training and Health and
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