Legislations affect how schools work by ensuring that pupils, staff, parents, and visitors are safe in the school setting. The legislation in schools allows pupils and staff to be aware of their rights within the school setting. The legislations are put in place to ensure that children are in a safe environment to learn and continue learning. The legislation allows the school setting to run smoothly as the legislations are being adhered to by staff and pupils which helps keep the school setting calm.
Regulatory bodies are set up to monitor schools and provide guidance to them when requested to ensure that the law is upheld at all times. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a body that monitors the legislative framework set out by all organisations. These consist from industrial companies to businesses to educational based organisations. The Health and Safety at work Act 1974 requires schools to comply with all health and safety law.
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 These Act inform practices that all staff the responsibility to keep themselves and other around them safe through their actions at work and they must to report any health and safety problems. Also, all staff must to follow policies and procedure when hand handing equipment and they should to work in way that puts other around them in danger. Control of substances and Hazardous to Health Regulations 1992 These regulations inform practices that cleaning materials must to be kept in a locked cupboard. Also, these regulation state that disposable gloves and aprons must to be provided for cleaning and handing chemicals.
The responsibilities of an employer and employee under health and safety legislation, was founded in 1974. Act 1974 is a law made to secure the health, safety, wellbeing of people at work and to prevent unnecessary risks. An employer’s responsibilities under health and safety legislation, requires the employer to be responsible for the health and safety of any person in their premises, which includes employees, customers, suppliers and the public. Employers should hire a certified person in charge of health and safety, however in small businesses that person is usually the owner or a trusted member of staff.
United Nations Convention of the rights of the child 1989. They have the right to be safe and looked after and children have the right to be protected from harm, injury, exploitation by those who look after them.
Health and safety at work act 1947 The health and safety at work is the legislation, which covers the employees’ health and safety in the UK. The law requires a high level of management that employers must follow, they must look at risks and assess them and take a sensible measure to prevent these risks from happening. This policy and procedures is for Risk assessments and the fire policy/procedure. This promotes safety because care organisations have to make sure that they are able to provided a safe environment in a health and social care setting.
HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE TASK 1.1: A few acts that would be applicable to an Engineering company that performs Sheet Metal Work and Fabrication and Welding could be: - Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 - Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 This Act was made to secure the health, safety and welfare of people at work. It was also made to protect people other than people at work against the risk to health or safety from or in connection to what people do at work. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 was also used to control the use of explosive or flammable or otherwise dangerous substances and prevent having or acquiring
Throughout this essay I will be explaining how a behaviour policy supports teachers and how it can also create an effective learning environment. I will also be highlighting any issues which could potentially arise from the use of a behaviour policy. A behaviour policy is guidance for members of staff within a school on how to deal with different behaviours, and sets out the expectations of behaviour for all children at the school. If a behaviour policy is written well it will support the formation of an effective learning environment. An effective learning environment for young children is an environment in which all children feel able to express themselves freely, allowing them to learn effectively.
As a service we have to comply with these regulations and by having regular meetings such as health and safety, infection control, checks being carried out such as fire compliance, having designated first aiders, file audits, medication audits, live staff observations and regular supervisions to not only provide support to staff and identify any training or support needs but also to highlight any areas that are of concern that could have a detrimental impact on our service
This essay will look at and evaluate the youth work code of ethics. It will do this by showing how the code applies to and is relevant to working with young people. Whilst doing this it will also talk about why the code was made and who it supports. This essay will then apply the code of ethics to two separate dilemmas a youth worker may come across to come up with an appropriate response to these dilemmas. By doing this it will show that the code of ethics is a vital tool that supports a youth worker to make the right decision and more importantly to give the youth worker a way to know why they made that decision.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is one of the most popular legislations found in a health and social care setting. HASAWA 1974 or otherwise known as the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is a legislation that applies to Great Britain as well as Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
The current guidelines, legislation, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people in the UK are-
This means they are responsible for the safety of children, young people and also the staff. There should be a clear ‘lines of responsibility’ for all workers etc to read in order for them to know who they must report to with any important information and to be accountable for. 1.2- Explain how to monitor and maintain the awareness of risks and hazards- It is important that we maintain a safe environment in order to be aware and prevent accidents that may occur depending on the following factors: The environment-
The children in a school are valued, with an environment that fully encourages and celebrates their learning and progression and how they are developing. The provision of a safe and secure learning environment for all its pupils should be provided through recognizing the importance of welcoming diversity and equal opportunities. The atmosphere within a school should be positive, with this being reflected in the attitudes of the staff and pupils, all caring for and taking pride in their surroundings and in how the learning journey of each pupil takes