Support children and young people’s health & safety. Outcome 1: Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health & safety. 1.1 Factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor & outdoor environments & services. • Who needs to access environments & services? I.e. Only staff, parents, children taking into account age range, disabilities. • The schools health & safety policy and who is responsible for this. • The needs
An effective crisis management response plan outlines specific procedures for administrator, teachers, and students during evacuation emergencies. Administrators work with teachers, students, parents, law enforcement officers, business and community members, to develop an effective emergency and crises plan. The administrator provides leadership in developing and monitoring the school safety plan and also establishes procedures for emergency evacuation and crisis management at different stages of
Children and Young people's Health and Safety. All schools in the UK have a health and safety policy, in which they have to adhere to requirements. There are many current health and safety legislations, policies and procedures. These include the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 which was created to protect those at work by following procedures in order to prevent accidents. In a school setting, it is compulsory to follow the rules of this act. Schools must have an annual risk assessment so
TDA 2.8 Health & Safety 1.1 Describe how current health & Safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the setting. Legislation Summary Affect within School COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Duties and standards on all aspects of control of substances hazardous to health including chemicals, dust, micro-organisms and dangerous pathogens. Cleaning products, chemicals, first aid supplies must be clearly and correctly labeled. Any substances that are deemed harmful
safe environment. -The health safety executive (HSE) covers all aspects of health and safety in a work environment and also provides guidance to people who work with children and young people. They provide information on accident reporting, school trips risk assessments, manual handling and control of substances hazardous to health known as COSHH. - The department of education is also another service that gives guidance it helps provide support in the health and safety environment with bullying, child
1 & 5.2 Describe why schools have policies and procedures and Identify the policies and procedures schools may have relating to: a) staff b) pupil welfare c) teaching and learning All schools have policies and procedures in place to support staff in their management of situations these may involve violence, threatening behaviour or abuse amongst other policies which are all legal requirements within the setting of a school, you must adhere to these policies and familiarise yourself
“While children are in school, we are acting ‘in loco parentis’, which mean that we take over responsibility from their parents while they are in our care.” This applies to all aspects of the young person’s life, covering physical, social, emotional issues as well as safeguarding and safety. As staff are acting in ‘loco parentis’ it is important that there is a good relationship between the school and the parents so a level of trust can develop that a safe, happy environment will be created.
"Health and safety in a school is about taking a sensible and proportionate approach to ensure the premises provide a healthy and safe place for all who use them, including the school work force, visitors and pupils." (HSE Health and Safety checklist for classrooms - August 2011) Task 1 Factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe, indoor and outdoor environments and services are: • Lines of responsibility - The Governing Body, Head teacher and Health and Safety Officer.
Thousands of people are affected by the lack of school safety in schools across the nation. Students everywhere are attending schools that are more dangerous than expected. This is a growing concern everywhere, and schools need to improve, or else they are prone to being unsafe. Whether it is building, drill, concussion, social, or technology safety, schools need to improve to lower the risk of an incident. Project Citizen is an effort to improve our community one step at a time. Project Citizen