Health And Safety Policies Present To AGM

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Health And Safety Policies Present To AGM

  1. 1. Health and Safety policies and Procedures For the National Federation Of Plus Areas Francis Wallington & John Smith
  2. 2. Aims <ul><li>To explore the reasons , why , how , who , when </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>What is the consequence of fulfilling requirements </li></ul><ul><li>What is in it </li></ul><ul><li>What are the practical steps you can do </li></ul>
  3. 3. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>What was your reaction to being asked to organise your first event? </li></ul><ul><li>Try to remember! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>I am a Teapot !! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>What was your reaction to the first </li></ul><ul><li>Incident or injury at an </li></ul><ul><li>Event you helped run? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Health and Safety Policies Fear or Panic?
  7. 7. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Our organisation is </li></ul><ul><li>Learning by doing and collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing experience </li></ul><ul><li>Running and managing projects </li></ul><ul><li>activities, group nights , publicity and </li></ul><ul><li> the organisation itself </li></ul>
  8. 8. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Our organisation is about </li></ul><ul><li>Leading and being part of a team </li></ul><ul><li>Making mistakes </li></ul>
  9. 9. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>I love it when a </li></ul><ul><li>Plan comes together! </li></ul><ul><li>George Peppard </li></ul><ul><li>As Col Hannibal Smith </li></ul><ul><li>as the A Team </li></ul>
  10. 10. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Society reflected in Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Expects </li></ul><ul><li>Plus to have regard to the safety </li></ul><ul><li>Of our members and the public </li></ul>
  11. 11. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>YET </li></ul><ul><li>We want to continue </li></ul><ul><li>to organise and run events and projects </li></ul>
  12. 12. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 </li></ul><ul><li>Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences 1995 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>An injured person or their family can </li></ul><ul><li>seek compensation for </li></ul><ul><li>loss of earnings and inconvenience </li></ul><ul><li>Sue organisers for negligence for the failure </li></ul>
  14. 14. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>We need to protect not only ; </li></ul><ul><li>the public and participants </li></ul><ul><li>Also organisers </li></ul><ul><li>and the volunteers who manage the organisation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Policy Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Assessment form to aid, review and </li></ul><ul><li>Provide evidence of planning and management. </li></ul><ul><li>Liaison with insurer to ensure risk is covered </li></ul>
  16. 16. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Incident or near miss Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>What to do if there is an incident or injury </li></ul><ul><li>Investigation Report form for Accidents or near misses </li></ul><ul><li>Training Policy </li></ul>
  17. 17. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Policy Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier Assurance – we are reliant on contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring – demonstrate and report </li></ul><ul><li>Review </li></ul>
  18. 18. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>Training Policy </li></ul><ul><li>We want to encourage training to raise </li></ul><ul><li>Competence </li></ul><ul><li>Management skills </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage volunteers to become and maintain first aid qualification </li></ul>
  19. 19. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>What can you do ? </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and document your events </li></ul><ul><li>Use risk assessment to review planning </li></ul><ul><li>Share experience and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Define peoples roles in the execution </li></ul>
  20. 20. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>What can you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure Participants are briefed- Publish rules and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer to become a first aider </li></ul><ul><li>Choose contractors and venues carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Plan > Act > Review > Do </li></ul>
  21. 21. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>What you can do ? </li></ul><ul><li>Give us your feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage your Area Chair to adopt them </li></ul>
  22. 22. Health and Safety Policies <ul><li>What is the consequence? </li></ul><ul><li>Briefings and rules for participants </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement in the quality of events and the organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting by statistical analysis of incidents and risk assessment submitted at all levels </li></ul>
  23. 23. Have Fun!!

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