Unit 3 Health And Safety in the Health And Social Care Workplace

Unit 3 Health And Safety in the Health And Social Care Workplace

Learner’s Declaration:

I declare that all the work submitted for this assignment is my own work or, in the case of group work, the work of myself and other members of the group in which I worked, and that no part of it has been copied from any source.

I understand that if any part of the work submitted for this assignment is found to be plagiarised, none of the work submitted will be allowed to count towards the assessment of the assignment.

Signature______________________________ Date_________________________

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this Unit Learner will :

1. Understand how health and safety legislation is implemented in the health and social care workplace

2. Understand the ways in which health and safety requirements impact on customers and the work of practitioners in the health and social care workplace

3. Understand the monitoring and review of health and safety in the health and social care workplace.

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Unit 3 Health And Safety in the Health And Social Care Workplace

INTRODUCTION

The aim of this unit is to develop learner’s understanding about their responsibilities in ensuring the health and safety of the health and social care workplace and the people within it.

Unit 3 Health And Safety in the Health And Social Care WorkplaceThe concepts of risk, safety, security is all too apparent in the workplace and is an essential consideration for all practitioners in health and social care. As a care worker you need to be aware of the legal requirements such as Health and Safety at Work Acts and associated regulations and codes of practice (RIDDOR, COSHH, Moving and Handling etc) Food Acts, legislation and codes of practice relevant to specific health and social care settings.

Learners will learn how you ensure compliance and how systems, policies and procedures are monitored. This assignment requires you to carry out a number of tasks in your role as a health and social care practitioner.

Unit 3 Health And Safety in the Health And Social Care Workplace

Unit 3 – Health & Safety in HSC (A/Brief)Aug 2016

Assessment Methods for Unit 3- Health & Safety in the Health & Social Care workplace

TASK 1 – ESSAY WRITING

TASK 2 – CASE STUDY 1

TASK 3 – CASE STUDY 2

TASK 4 – WITNESS TESTIMONY (ESSENTIAL CRITERIA)

Unit 3 – Health & Safety in HSC (A/Brief)Aug 2016

Task 1 – Essay Writing

In this section, write an essay answering the following questions, using your experience working in a health and social care setting:

Q1.       In health and social care organisations: review systems, policies and procedures used in communicating and maintain health and safety at work in accordance to legislative requirements. [AC1.1]

Q2.       Draw your organisational chart using this as a guide and assess the responsibilities in a specific health and social care workplace for management of health and safety in relation to organisational structures [AC1.2]

Q3.   Evaluate your own contribution as a health care worker to promote health and safety of your service-user and people you work with. [AC3.3]

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