Unit 68 Hsc 2028

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HSC 2028: Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care

All outcomes in red are observations to be carried out by assessor. The information given indicates the types of things assessor will be looking for

Outcome 1

Anatomy and Physiology of a human body in relation to the importance of correct moving and positioning of individuals

Body joints are where two bones meet. Joints help enable our bodies to move.

Types of joints

* Ball and socket joints: are the most mobile type of joint in body

* Joints between the vertebrae in spine: are connected to each other by pads of cartilage. These joints can only move a small amount.

* Synovial joints: are movable joints containing synovial; a lubricating
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Employees who carry out manual handling in the course of their duties must:

* Attend training relevant to their work * Follow a safety practices in their system of work * Must use provided equipment properly * Must do things to avoid any risks to themselves and others * Report accidents and misses promptly

Health and Safety Act 1974

* Take reasonable care of health and safety * Report inadequate precautions causing health and safety risk * Follow instructions and training provided * Cooperate with employer and colleagues on health and safety

Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (Amended 2002)

* Assess unavoidable hazardous manual handling operations * Avoid hazardous manual handling operations * Reasonably reduce the risk of injury

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations PUWER 1998 The work related equipment is:

* Used by informed and trained people * Suitable for intended use * Safety measures taken such as protective devices, markings, warnings * Safe for use and maintained in a safe condition

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (1992) -LOLER

Lifting equipment at work is:

* Strong and stable for the use * Positioned and installed to minimise risks * Subject to on-going examination and inspection * Used safely * Marked to indicate safe working loads

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

Every employer must cover health and safety
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