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|Assignment title||Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Workplace Assignment|
|Learning Outcome||Learning Outcome||Assessment Criteria||In this assessment you will have the opportunity to present evidence that shows you are able to:||Task no.|
|LO1||Understand how health and safety legislation is implemented in the health and social care workplace||1.1||Review systems, policies and procedures for communicating information on health and safety in the health and social care workplace in accordance with legislative requirements||1|
|1.2||Assess the responsibilities in a specific health and social care workplace for the management of health and safety in relation to organisational structures||1|
|1.3||Analyse health and safety priorities appropriate for a specific health and social care workplace||1|
|Understand the ways in which health and safety requirements impact on customers and the work of practitioners in the health and social care workplace||2.1||Analyse how information from risk assessments informs care planning for individuals and organisational decision making about policies and procedures||2|
|2.2||Analyse the impact of one aspect of health and safety policy on health and social care practice and its customers||2|
|2.3||Discuss how dilemmas encountered in relation to implementing systems and policies for health, safety and security may be addressed||2|
|2.4||Analyse the effect of non-compliance with health and safety legislation in a health and social care workplace||2|
|Understand the monitoring and review of health and safety in the health and social care workplace||3.1||explain how health and safety policies and practices are monitored and reviewed||3|
|3.2||analyse the effectiveness of health and safety policies and practices in the workplace in promoting a positive, healthy and safe culture||3|
|3.3||evaluate own contributions to placing the health and safety needs of individuals at the centre of practice.||3|
|Purpose of this assignment
Learners will understand that health and safety is an essential consideration for all practitioners in health and social care and this unit will enable learners to develop an understanding of the importance of continually monitoring the implementation of health and safety legislation and policies within any health and social care setting.
Learners will gain a clear understanding of the implications of relevant legislation for their own role and the implementation of policies and systems in their own workplace. The importance of record keeping, monitoring and review health and safety policies and procedures will also be considered.
Elements of this unit should be contextualised, where possible, to an appropriate setting relevant to learners’ workplace in health and social care.
|Requirements of this assignment
The assignment consists of 3 tasks. The first task requires individual learner to prepare a booklet, the second task requires every learner to carry out a risk assessment and task 3 is a reflective practice.
Assessment criteria 2.3 will be assessed in Unit 2 Assignment brief.
|Task 1 Health and Safety Legislation
You are to compile an induction booklet for new staff joining your health or care setting. The size of the booklet should be no more than 10 pages long.
Specific requirements for the booklet must include:
a) systems and
b) Policies and procedures for communicating information on health, safety and security to staff, clients and visitors of the agency. (Diagrams and flowcharts can be used here) (1.1, M3)
a) Examine the responsibilities in your agency for the management of health and safety in relation to organizational structures supported by appropriate examples (1.2, D2)
An analysis of : the health, safety and security priorities of your agency (1.3)
|Task 2 Risk Assessment
This task requires you to carry out a risk assessment in your placement using one of the approaches evaluated in Task
1. Include the full risk assessment as part of the information you include in your submission. Your risk analysis (not including the risk assessment report) should contain:
An Appendix containing your actual risk assessment report.
|Task 3 Monitoring and Reviewing
This task requires you to show clear understanding of the implications of relevant legislation for your own role and the implementation of policies and systems in your own workplace. You may wish to submit evidence from reflective accounts and witness testimonies from your care setting. Your submission of not more than 1000 words should include: