Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care - Unit 4222

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Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care - Unit 4222

Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care   - Unit 4222

306 Outcome 1.1   Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a health or social care work setting. |
    * Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999   * Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002)   * Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992   * Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (amended 2002)   * Noise at Work Regulations 1989   * Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002   * Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002   * Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 |

306 Outcome 1.3 Analyse the main health and safety responsibilities of: |
Self: You must make sure that any sources of risk are checked and taken care of and that a safe environment is maintained.The employer or Manager: In addition to the above you must also ensure that staff being supervised by you are aware of the possible risks and hazards and know how to deal with them, or how to ask for help from a senior member of staff.   It is ultimately the employers responsibility but you have a duty to ensure the safety of any staff that you supervise.Others in the work setting: Colleagues have the same duty of care that you do with the ultimate responsibility lying with the Manager/Supervisor.   Others must be made aware of potential hazards e.g. a wet floor sign where the hazard will remain present for a period of time, irrelevant of how short. |

306 Outcome 1.4 Identify specific tasks in the work setting that should not be carried out without special training. |
Manual handling, clinical tasks and administering medication. |
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