Understand Health And Safety In Social Care Essay

1.1 Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting

  • Health and Safety at work Act 1974 — An Act to make further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work, for protecting others against risks to health or safety in connection with the activities of persons at work
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 — any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or bodily force.
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 — it require employers and others to report accidents and some diseases that arise out of or in connection with work.

Still stressed from student homework?
Get quality assistance from academic writers!