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

Unit
Unit Reference Number
Y/502/9569
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

N/A

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1Be able to maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment1.1Obtain information on the health, hygiene, safety and security procedures in own area of responsibility
1.2Ensure colleagues have relevant information on the health, hygiene, safety and security issues within own area of responsibility
1.3Inform colleagues about the importance of following health, hygiene, safety and security procedures
1.4Check that colleagues follow the health, hygiene, safety and security procedures in own area of responsibility
1.5Monitor own area of responsibility for risks to health, hygiene, safety and security
1.6Deal with risks and accidents promptly, following organisational and legal requirements for safeguarding customers and staff
1.7Follow organisational procedures when recording or reporting risks and any health, hygiene, safety or security action taken
1.8Pass on information about how health, hygiene, safety or security procedures are working
1.9Recommend improvements for health, hygiene, safety or security procedures
2Understand the importance of maintaining the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment2.1Identify the statutory authorities that enforce the health, hygiene and safety laws and regulations
2.2Explain the implications of breaking the law on health, hygiene and safety for - individuals - organisation
2.3Describe the main areas of health, hygiene and safety laws and regulations for own area of responsibility
2.4Describe the organisation’s health, hygiene, safety and security procedures for own area of responsibility
2.5Describe own responsibilities for health, hygiene, safety, and security
2.6Explain the importance of making sure permanent and temporary staff are aware of relevant procedures
2.7Explain how to communicate with colleagues on issues relating to health, hygiene, safety, and security
2.8Identify the person responsible in the organisation for first aid, health, hygiene, safety and security and their responsibilities
2.9Explain the organisation’s emergency procedures
2.10Describe the evacuation procedures that relate to own area of responsibility
2.11Describe the procedures that should be followed when recording and storing information about health, hygiene, safety and security
2.12Describe the procedures that should be followed when making recommendations about health, hygiene, safety and security
2.13Identify who to make recommendations to regarding health, hygiene, safety and security
3Understand how to maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment3.1Identify information about health, hygiene, safety and security that should be recorded and stored
3.2Identify other people and organisations who need to have access to information about health, hygiene, safety and security
3.3Identify the information on health, hygiene, safety and security that external authorities may need to access
3.4Identify the potential health, hygiene, safety and security hazards that exist, or may exist, in own area of responsibility
3.5Explain how to monitor own area of responsibility to ensure maintenance of health, hygiene, safety and security of employees, customers and other members of the public
3.6Identify how frequently health, hygiene, safety and security inspections should be carried out
3.7Explain how to assess the potential risks associated with the typical health, hygiene, safety and security hazards in own area of responsibility
3.8Explain how to eliminate or minimise the risk associated with potential health, hygiene, safety and security hazards
3.9Explain the limits of own authority when dealing with risks and hazards
3.10Explain the procedures to deal with faults of equipment in own area of responsibility
3.11Explain how to develop contingency plans to reduce the impact of any health, hygiene, safety and security problems that occur
3.12Explain the procedure to follow in the event of an emergency, including - bomb alert - fire
Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L