Reporting of Injuries,Diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations of 1995 requires the reporting of work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences. The Act applies to all work related activities, but not to all work related incidents. The objective of the regulations is to enable the enforcing authorities to identify where and how risks arise and to investigate serious accidents so as to prevent them from occurring in the future and thus providing a safer work environment. The enforcing authorities can then help and advise you on preventive action to reduce injury, ill health and accidental loss,the main points of our own policy that relate to this are:
3.4 Summarise the types of risks that may be involved in assessment in own area of responsibility
1. Where might information about hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and control result from?
4. Understand the importance of risk assessment in relation to the prevention and control of
Within my role I have to compile risk assessments that recognise the choice and independence of residents, whilst ensuring the safety of residents and staff members. The risk assessment may be regarding social activities that may involve equipment or actions, which could cause harm or injury.
According to the Bureau of Labor, statistics indicate that more than 4.1 million people were hurt or injured on-the-job in 2006 and 5,488 were killed in 2007 (Gomez-Mejia, Balkin, & Cardy, 2010, p. 511). Laws and regulatory requirements are currently in place to standardize and promote workplace safety. Organizations with extensive safety programs have reduced number of accidents, decreased workers’ compensation claims and lawsuits and lesser accident-related expenditures (Gomez-Mejia, et al, 2010, p. 511). This paper discusses the effects of legal, safety and regulatory requirements in
1.4 Identify the lines of responsibility and reporting for health and safety in the setting
Describe how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the setting
2. Explain how and when to report potential health and safety risks that have been identified
1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services
2. Explain the purpose of following health, safety and security procedures in a business environment.
The main piece of legislation affecting the management of health and safety in educational establishments across all sectors is the Health and Safety at Work, etc Act 1974 (HSWA). This Act provides a framework for
Create a professional report detailing the information above as an initial draft of the risk