The employees’ roles and responsibilities are to stop and control the infection spreading. To stop this we will have to work safely. In the work setting is our responsibility to keep children safe. * Company with health and safety policies and procedures. * Keep to safe working practises.
* Use any safety equipment that is provided.
The employer’s responsibilities are to look after the work place and see if employees are doing their work. Also they have to stop infections and germs. They have to provide safety equipment and do risk assessments to see if anything happen they know what is safe and what is not safe. * Ensure workplace is safe and healthy.
* Consider welfare of employees.
* Provide training safety equipment and written procedures. * Undertake regular risk assessments.
Task 2 (2.1)
Task 3 (3.1)
The symptom of meningitis is you will have a stiff neck, crying, vomiting and restlessness. Also children might not like light colours and lights. Children often have a faith which is related to meningitis.
The impact on the organisation the infection can be spreaded when people come up the school from one person to another person. Meningitis can cause problems throw out the organisation and it could spread quickly. The school could be shut down d=for a long time until the infection has disappeared but the teacher will have to have injections. Children will also have to get injections so they don’t have meningitis later on in their life.
Task 4 (4.1)
Risks mean how dangerous the hazard is and its potential harm in everyday environment.
Task 4 (4.2)
There are risks of infections, if you haven’t got the good standard of hygiene, like: kids get ill
Identify the hazards. Decide who might be harmed and how. Evaluate the risks and decide whether existing cautions are adequate. Record your findings. Review your assessment.
The importance of doing risk assessments in the work setting is to prevent accidents from happening. Also, to help keep all the kids safe and secure.
Task 5 (5.1)
Using the personal protective equipment helps you to protect from catching any germ, bacteria or to get hurt. You must know how to use properly the personal protective equipment because it helps you to insure that you’re safe if something happens. There are many different types of PPE.
•Hand and arm protection
GLOVES= they protect you from getting any germ, chemicals, traumatic injuries and any dangerous liquid like acid, they not like the normal gloves they be very protective and they should fit you properly. There are many different gloves and some of them are: metal mesh gloves which protects you from getting cuts, vinyl and neoprene gloves are to protect you from getting any toxic chemicals and then there are rubber gloves which protects you from the electricity when you are working in the electricity area or when you repairing some wire. Also there are heat resistant gloves which protect you from the heat.
APRONS= are to protect the workers clothes from any contamination or from getting any germ. MASKS= helps you to protect you face from getting any chemical or dust. There are welding helmets which protects your face and eyes but underneath this helmet you should wear goggles.
FOOTWEAR= there are many different types of foot PPE because when you are at work you don’t know but might some heavy object falls on your feet. So there are many different foot wears that protects you from getting injured like latex/Rubber footwear which save you from chemicals and it helps you to walk on slippery surfaces like when it snows. Vinyl footwear protects you from the acid, salts, water grease and blood. Also there is electrical hazard footwear which helps you to don’t get any electrich shocks and burns.
There are many different reasons of using PPE. One of them is that we want to protect our employees from getting any injury, illnesses and fatalities. Also PPE protects our skin and from getting any cut. If you got PPE on when there is fire in the nursery you can go inside very
The employees’ responsibilities are to attend all the training lessons to learn how to use PPE. They have to wear the right PPE that they have been given. They have to follow all the rules regarding PPE and also they have to follow all warnings and precautions. They must listen carefully and follow all the directions given by their manager or supervisor.
The employer’s responsibilities are to do assessments and also the employer must have the records of the workplace assessment and of the employees training.
When you taking of you PPE you have to be very careful with it because it has all the germs, acids and diseases. There are instructions to follow to take off the PPE. You have to avoid contamination of your own self and of others too. After taking off the PPE you must perform hand hygiene.
Task 6 (6.1)
The key principles of good hygiene are to take care of your body by having bath, washing hands properly and keeping your body healthy. Also you should keep your house clean and where you work.