Unit 8

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Unit 8 promote and implement health and safety in health and social care
Understand own responabilites and the responabilities of others relating to health and safety 1.1 identify legislation relating to health and safety in a health or social care work setting
The legislations are: * the health and safety at work act 1974 * management of health and safety at work regulations 1999 * manual handling operations regulations 1992 * health and safety first aid regulations 1981 * RIDDOR * COSHH 1.2 explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer
The main points are agreed ways of working, approved codes of practice in health and social care, how to deal
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It is very important that every staff member is trained.
Spreading: make sure you correcting store things such as waste materials, paper, wood, furnishing and flammable liquids make sure fire doors are shut and check smoke detectors regularly
7.3 explain emergency procedures to be followed in the event of a fore in the work setting
You have to make sure you know how to raise the alarm if a fire is discovered procedures to alert personnel in the work setting. How to use the different fire extinguishers, fire blankets or other fire safety equipment, understanding procedures for evacuation for example using the right routes and not using the lifts and closing all the doors. Make sure you keep

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