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View Unit : Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace

Unit
Unit Reference Number
K/601/1569
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
15
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

N/A

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

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

1.2

assess the responsibilities in a specific health and social care workplace for the management of health and safety in relation to organisational structures

1.3

analyse health and safety priorities appropriate for a specific 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

2.1

analyse how information from risk assessments informs care planning for individuals and organisational decision-making about policies and procedures

2.2

analyse the impact of one aspect of health and safety policy on health and social care practice and its customers

2.3

discuss how dilemmas encountered in relation to implementing systems and policies for health, safety and security may be addressed

2.4

analyse the effect of non-compliance with health and safety legislation in a health and social care workplace

3

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

3.2

analyse the effectiveness of health and safety policies and practices in the workplace in promoting a positive, healthy and safe culture

3.3

evaluate own contributions to placing the health and safety needs of individuals at the centre of practice

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