Health and Safety


                                            Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Teacher: DR. Betty Changa
Student: Oana Butnariu [P1008279]

Introduction 2
Task 1 3
1.1 Review systems, policies and procedures, which the new director implemented, to ensure that information on health and safety is properly communicated in accordance with legislative requirements. 3
1.2 Assess the responsibilities for managing health and safety in the North Staffordshire combined NHS Trust in relation to its organisational structure. 5
1.3 Select one service area in the above trust (e.g. surgical, medical, elderly, children), and analyse the health and safety priorities for the service chosen. 6
Task 2 7
2.1 Analyse how information from risk assessment informs care planning for individuals and organisational decision making about policies and procedures which would avoid incidents similar to the ones given in the case study. 7
2.2 Analyse the impact of Manual handling practices to individuals in relation to Health and safety policies in case study 2. 8
2.3 Discuss how dilemmas encountered in relation to implementing systems and policies for health, safety and security may be addressed. 9
2.4 Analyse the effect of non-compliance with health and safety legislation in case study 2 9
Task 3 10
3.1 Based on the information given in case study 2, EXPLAIN how health and safety practices are monitored and reviewed. 10
3.2 Analyse the effectiveness of Health and Safety policies and practices in the ‘South Birmingham Primary Care Trust’ in promoting a positive, healthy and safe culture. 11
3.3 Evaluate your contribution in placing health and safety needs of individuals at the centre of your practice. 12
Conclusion 13
References 14

Ensuring health and safety in the work place is very important so as to avoid unnecessary accidents and incidents within the organization. This is also very much relevant to...