TDA2.2 – 1.1 – Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, including e-safety.

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Kay Clark TDA2.2 – 1.1 – Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, including e-safety. Within my workplace I am aware of the statutory and regulatory health and safety requirements for pupils, staff, families and visitors in the school. Health and safety legalisation places overall responsibility for health and safety with the employer. However, as an employee working within a school, you also have responsibilities with regard to maintaining health and safety. All employees have the following responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974: . To take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of any person who might…show more content…
This act applies to anything that has been done to personal data including the following: processing, including and collection, use and disclosure, destruction and simply just holding of the personal data. Schools have the responsibilities and duties to develop policies that are used to help ensure the safety, welfare and well-being of the children and young people within their schools. The policies must set out the procedures that all the staff must follow whether they are paid of volunteers. It will also provide some information on the responsibilities of all the staff. Some of the policies and procedures that the school may follow are: Working together to Safeguard children 2010, this policy gives the guidance to help set out the responsibilities and duties of the organisations and authorities and how they must work together to help safeguard children and young people. St Joseph’s school provides a range of their own policies that they incorporate into one policy which is primarily known as the health and safety policy, although they may incorporate these into one policy the school include sections which cover the following issues: Safeguarding and protecting, including the procedures for reporting, e safety and bullying. Every school should have its own E-safety policy. In 2008 the UK council for child internet safety (UKCCIS) was launched due to concerns

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