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View Unit : Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/502/5531
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
27
Unit Credit Value
4
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.4 Hospitality and Catering
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

This unit assesses occupational competence. Evidence for this unit must come from the learner’s consistent achievement in the workplace or a Realistic Working Environment (RWE).

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

Be able to maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment

1.1

make sure they have information on the health, hygiene, safety and security procedures that apply to their area of responsibility

1.2

make sure colleagues have relevant information on the health, hygiene, safety and security issues within their area of responsibility

1.3

make colleagues aware of the importance of following health, hygiene, safety and security procedures

1.4

check that colleagues follow the health, hygiene, safety and security procedures in their area of responsibility

1.5

monitor their area of responsibility for risks to health, hygiene, safety and security

1.6

deal with risks and accidents promptly, following organisational and legal requirements for safeguarding customers and staff

1.7

record or report risks and any health, hygiene, safety or security action taken, following organisational procedures

1.8

pass on information about how health, hygiene, safety or security procedures are working

1.9

make suggestions as to how health, hygiene, safety or security procedures can be improved

2

Understand how to maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment

2.1

describe the main areas of health, hygiene and safety laws and regulations that affect work in their area of responsibility

2.2

identify the statutory authorities that enforce the health, hygiene and safety laws and regulations relevant to their work

2.3

explain the implications of breaking the law on health, hygiene and safety both for themselves and their organisation

2.4

describe their organisation’s health, hygiene, safety and security procedures as relevant to their work

2.5

describe their own responsibilities for health, hygiene, safety, and security

2.6

describe the procedures they should follow to make recommendations about health, hygiene, safety and security

2.7

identify to whom they should make recommendations about health, hygiene, safety and security

2.8

identify the person(s) responsible for first aid, health, hygiene, safety and security in their organisation and their responsibilities

2.9

explain the importance of making sure permanent and temporary staff understand health, hygiene, safety and security procedures

2.10

explain how to communicate effectively with permanent and temporary staff on issues to do with health, hygiene, safety, and security

2.11

identify the types of information about health, hygiene, safety and security that they should record and store

2.12

describe the procedures they should follow to record and store information about health, hygiene, safety and security

2.13

identify other people and organisations who need to have access to information about health, hygiene, safety and security

2.14

identify the information on health, hygiene, safety and security they might have to give to external authorities

2.15

describe the typical health, hygiene, safety and security hazards that exist, or may exist, in their area of responsibility

2.16

explain how to monitor their area of responsibility to make sure they maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of employees, customers and other members of the public

2.17

identify how frequently they should carry out health, hygiene, safety and security inspections

2.18

explain the limits of their authority when directly dealing with risks and hazards – what they can do themselves and what they need to report

2.19

explain how to assess the risks associated with the typical health, hygiene, safety and security hazards that exist, or may exist, in their area of responsibility

2.20

explain how to eliminate or minimise the risk associated with typical health, hygiene, safety and security hazards

2.21

explain how to identify, report or deal with faults with the equipment they are responsible for

2.22

explain how to develop contingency plans that will reduce the impact of any health, hygiene, safety and security problems that occur

2.23

describe their organisation’s emergency procedures

2.24

explain what they should do in the event of an emergency, including bomb alert and fire

2.25

describe the evacuation procedures that relate to their area of responsibility

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