legislative framework in health and safety

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Unit 504 Develop health and safety and risk management policies procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people's settings (M1)
Sector unit number M1
Level: 5
Credit value: 5
Unit Reference Number: K/602/3172

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young
People’s Services
1.1 Explain the legislative framework for health, safety and risk management in the work setting. 1.2 Analyse how policies, procedures and practices in own setting meet health, safety and risk management requirements.
2.1 Demonstrate compliance with health, safety and risk management procedures
2.2 Support others to comply with legislative and organisational health, safety and risk management policies,
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Risk assessments are carried out monthly or sooner if needed. Our work place meets health and safety requirements by making sure all staff are fully trained, the home is fit for purpose and all equipment is all full working order and all checks like fire alarms are tested regular we do this every Wednesday and get them serviced along with all other equipment serviced on a regular basis.

2.1 To be a good role model for health and safety you need to make sure you are doing everything to meet the health and safety standards and train others how to so all staff are able to meet the standards expected of them to comply with all the policies and procedures. Staff to have the relevant training to be able to fill their role to the best of their ability and to comply with the company’s procedures. We do all our health and safety checks every week and have all our equipment serviced regular as well so we know they are in full working order. We make sure all equipment that is not in use is turned off like the washing machine and tumble dryers to help prevent any fires. All our doors and gates are locked at night to help maintain the security.

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2.2 To support others to comply with legislative and organisational health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices that is relevant to their work. Others in the work setting like colleagues, families and

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