Develop and Implement Reactive Monitoring Systems for Health and Safety


Evidence no.   Unit 6 | Evidence title Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety |

Unit / LO.AC | Statement | Evidencereference | | I am a current serving Prison Officer with the Scottish Prison Service with over 23 years’ experience in this work environment. I was assigned to the role of Health, Safety & Fire Co-ordinator within Peterhead prison and carried out this role for approximately 2 and a half years, prior to transferring to the new prison, HMP & YOI Grampian in October 2013. Prior to this appointment I was a Deputy Fire Safety Officer for 6 years. During that time I have gained a lot of valuable experience before taking on the responsibility of coordinating, implementing and monitoring all aspects of Health and Fire Safety Management, including the co-ordination of all accident and fire alarm investigations.These responsibilities required me to advise and assist Managers and Staff to enable them to fulfil their respective Health & Safety responsibilities competently and in accordance with legislation and SPS Health & Safety policies and procedures. I manage and coordinate the establishment’s Fire Safety and Health & Safety action plans, management information and specific agenda items required for the local bi-monthly Health, Safety & Fire meetings. This information provides the Governor and Senior Management team with compliance data and assurance that as an establishment we are actively seeking to maintain a positive safety culture.In this role I am responsible for the planning, implementing and recording of fire evacuations, fire response procedure drills as well as Senior Managers fire safety inspections throughout the establishment. This also incorporates the collating and compiling of information required for...