PROMOTING AND IMPLEMENTING HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE SETTING.
TASK 1, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3& 1.4
IDENTIFYING THE LEGISLATION RELATING TO HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
LEGAL FRAME WORK ➢ Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
The health and safety at work Act 1974, this the primary piece of legislation covering the work related health and safety in the united kingdom . it set s out a lot of employers’ responsibilities for health and safety at work ➢ Management Health & Safety Regulation 1999, Requires employers to carry out risk assessment, make arrangement to implement necessary measures, appoint competent people and arrange for appropriate information and training. ➢ Work place (Health & …show more content…
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require all employers to effectively plan, organise, control, monitor and review their health and safety systems and procedures. The h health and safety policies and procedures is effectively implemented, in my social setting because: ▪ up-to-date ▪ relevant ▪ practical ▪ comprehensible.
We can draft health and safety policies and procedures from scratch or update existing material to ensure legal compliance and workable procedures. In my setting
▪ Efficient use of time - our health and safety consultants know the relevant legislation and the best way to implement it ▪ Keep up to date - we can let you know when policies need to be reviewed due to new legislation or best practice ▪ Don't reinvent the wheel - model policies and procedures are available for you to adapt ▪ Practical approach - our policies and procedures are written to be used, not to be filed and forgotten.
▪ Practical, customised solutions to meet your unique business requirements ▪ Consultants can provide resource and expertise working with your existing team ▪ We can manage and deliver a full health and safety policy, plan and procedures for you ▪ Project stages often include: • A review of current health and safety procedures, systems and practices, comparing them against current legislation, guidelines and best practice • Development of plans and