Keeping Children Safe

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Unit 4 Assignment
Keeping children safe

E1 Identify legislation which influences healthy, safe and secure environments for early years settings
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D1 Explain how the 5 pieces of legislation in E1 establish and maintain healthy, safe and secure environments

Five main laws that underpin the provision of health, safe and secure environments for young children are:
Health and Safety At Work Act 1974
Under the act 1974, both employers and employees have duties. Employers must produce a written policy explaining how they will ensure the health, safety and welfare of all people who use the premises. Employees must cooperate with these arrangements and take reasonable care of themselves and others. Employers have a duty to display a health
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Unit 4 Assignment
Keeping children safe
E3 Plan the appropriate care of a child aged 1 for a full day in the setting

8.30 | Children arrive at the setting and have breakfast | This is important because it gives staff and parents the opportunity to talk and pass on important information about the child. Emotional - as young children don’t like parting from their parent | 9.00 | Free play – age and stage appropriate toys, push and pull toys, picture books and stacking toys | Encourages the child’s social skills – by putting toys in mouth, interaction and language skills and emotional skills – loves reading books | 10.30 | Toilet or nappy changing, Wash hands. Snack time – drinks and fruit | Social – feeds self while making a mess | 11.00 | Children sit on carpet for song time, action songs | This encouraged interaction and language skills by singing. | 11.45 | Toilet or nappy changing, Wash hands and Lunch time | Social – feeds self while making a mess | 1.00 | Story time and sleep time | Language – listening to story | 2.00 | Toilet or nappy changing, Wash hands | Language – talking to the carer | 3.30 | Musical instruments out | Encourages the child’s social skills and interaction by sharing and language skills and emotional skills – loves making loud noises | 4.00 | Messy time | Physical – arm movement, intellectual – learn about the