Understand how health and safety legislation is implemented in the health and social care workplace

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Assignment Front Sheet Qualification Unit Number and Title Pearson BTEC Level 4 HND Diploma In Health and Social Care Student Name Unit 3: Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace Assessor name: Christine Pratt Date of Issue Completion date 27/01/2014 18/04/2014 Student No. Submitted on Assignment title Learning Outcome Learning outcome Assessment criteria LO1 Understand 1.1 how health and safety legislation is implemented in the health and social care workplace 1.2 1.3 In this assessment you will Task have the opportunity to No. present evidence that shows you are able to review systems, policies and 1 procedures for communicating information on health and safety in the health and social care workplace…show more content…
(Task 1,2,&3) D3 demonstrate convergent/lateral and creative thinking 3 Assignment Brief Unit Number and title Qualification Unit 3: Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care workplace Pearson BTEC Level 4 HND Diploma in Health and Social Care Start Date 27/01/2014 Deadline 18/04/2014 Assessor Christine Pratt Assignment title Purpose of this assignment Health and safety is an essential consideration for all practitioners in health and social care and this unit will enable learners to develop an understanding of the importance of continually monitoring the implementation of health and safety legislation and policies within any health and social care setting. Learners will gain a clear understanding of the implications of relevant legislation for their own role and the implementation of policies and systems in their own workplace. The importance of record keeping, monitoring and review health and safety policies and procedures will also be considered. Scenario On the 29th August 2013, it was reported that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will prosecute the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust under Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act over the death of a patient, Gillian Astbury. Gillian Astbury, who suffered from diabetes, was admitted to Stafford Hospital in April 2007 after falling at home. She was put under the care of a team of nurses who did not bother

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