Cyp Core 3.4: Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety.

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Unit Title CYP Core 3.4: Support children and young people’s health and safety.

1.1: Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services.
There are a lot of factors to take into account when planning a healthy and safe indoor or outdoor environment and service. These will include the needs and requirements of the children/young person firstly. The service should meet the needs of the children and young people, such as changing the service to suit the children and young people’s individual needs, age and abilities. ( outside environment- padding on the floor, padding around bars(climbing frame) gates surrounding the area preventing the children and young people from getting
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The Childcare Act 2006 measures the important strategic role local authorities play, through a set of duties.
Food Hygiene Legislation 2006 focuses the responsibility on food business operators to produce food safety. It states that the methods you use to ensure food safety is maintained should be effective and proportionate.

1.4: Explain how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in own work setting or service.
In my work place we ensure the safety of our staff and the young people who attend the college by following The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, it is the employers duty to put policies and procedures into place to ensure that our setting is meeting the standards of the Health and Safety at Work Act. We follow this act by ensuring the building and environment around the building is well maintained, clean and safe for the young people and staff to use. We have systems in place to ensure the safety of the young people and staff that attend the building, such as the Fire Alarm system (which is tested once every two weeks), the signing in book (all visitors, staff and students must use the signing in book when they arrive in the building and…