TDA 28 Health Safety11 Describe how

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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 such as irritants and toxic or corrosive substances must not be used unless a risk assessment has been carried out and a procedure in place for its use. P.P.E Personal Protective Equipment Duties and standards relating to provision, assessment,…show more content…
Plans for evacuation and procedures in the event of a fire. Maintenance of equipment. Found in the Fire Precautions Handbook in the staffroom. Fire alarms tested each week and recorded in the Fire Precautions Record Book. Fire notices are displayed throughout the school detailing the fire evacuation procedures and evacuation points. 1.2 Describe how health and safety is monitored and maintained in the setting. The responsibility for the day today management of all Health, safety and Welfare policy lies with the Headteacher.(Sally Burn). The safety Officer ( Mr. Churchill) then has delegated authority from the Headteacher to implement and monitor policy and procedures; be the reference point for all Health, safety and welfare matters; give advice or indicate sources of advice; to make clear any duties in respect of Health, Safety and Welfare which are delegated to other members of staff; liase with the council’s Health and safety Team; ensure that the Health and Safety Reference File is kept up to date; ensure compliance with RIDDOR; arrange for risk assessments of the premises and working practices are undertaken, recorded, added to and reviewed as necessary and to implement procedures to ensure emergency procedures and first aid provision are in place within the school. All employees also have a

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