Tda 2.10 Health and Safety

Risk Assessment – suitable and sufficient risk assessments carried out to identify hazards
Tackling Risks at Source – accidents and work related health 1.1 Describe how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the setting.

Health and Safety policy                                                                 COSHH 2002
E-safety Policy  
Risk Assessment
Fire Policy (Fire Risk Assessment)
Health and safety at Work Act 1974
Managing Accidents in School

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 defines fundamental structure and authority for the enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare within the UK.

Is primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in UK. The hse/local authorities responsible for enforcing the act relevant to the working environment.

All people legal right to be protected at work.

Key requirements

General Duty of Care – duty to ensure health and safety of employees
Health and Safety Management System – must take and give adequate arrangements and planning, control, monitoring, review of protective measures
Safety Policy Statement – written policy statement must be prepared (5 or more persons) covering organisation and arrangements in force for ensuring health and safety
Competent Persons – adequate numbers of competent persons appointed, time and resources at disposal to assist employees to comply with legal duties
damage prevented tackling risks at source
Info – instruction, training, supervision – employees given co-operation, coordination – employers must do this with each other
Hazardous Agents – exposure to these must be adequately controlled
Health Surveillance – arrangements made for any necessary surveillance of employees and records kept
Work Equipment – all work equipment meet safety requirements

Personal Protective Equipment

Articles and Substances – safe and properly used
Special Precautions – taken against entry to confined spaces...