Safe Working Practices  and Procedures Unit 2B SG Admin
Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Caledonian Health & Fitness </li></ul><ul><li>Potential hazards in the workplace </li></ul><ul><...
“ Is Caledonian Health & Fitness a Safe Working Environment?”   <ul><li>Mr Burns was horrified to read an article in the S...
Potential Hazards  in the Workplace <ul><li>There are many potential hazards which exist in the modern office: </li></ul><...
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 <ul><li>This Act is designed to ensure that EVERYONE in the organisation is provided with...
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – the  EMPLOYER’S  responsibilities <ul><li>Mr Burns must make sure that he provides the ...
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – the  EMPLOYEE’S  responsibilities <ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness ...
In order for the HASAW Act to be enforced Mr Burns must set up GOOD PRACTICE within Caledonian Health & Fitness <ul><li>Wh...
Activities <ul><li>Complete the following tasks in your Activities Booklet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 11:  HASAW – du...
Health & Safety ( Display Screen Equipment ) regulations 1992 <ul><li>This Act is designed to ensure that EVERYONE in the ...
HASAW (DSE) 1992 –  the  EMPLOYER’S  responsibilities <ul><li>Mr Burns must make sure that he provides the following at Ca...
<ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must ensure the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That they use the eq...
<ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must carry out the following procedure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Switch ...
<ul><li>In groups of 3 or 4 create a procedure which could be used in your classroom when the printer breaks down </li></u...
<ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must carry out the following procedure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact...
Activities <ul><li>Complete the following tasks in your Activities Booklet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 15:  good worki...
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Unit 2b - Safe Working Practice & Procedures

  1. 1. Safe Working Practices and Procedures Unit 2B SG Admin
  2. 2. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Caledonian Health & Fitness </li></ul><ul><li>Potential hazards in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 </li></ul><ul><li>HASAW Employer’s duties </li></ul><ul><li>HASAW Employee’s duties </li></ul><ul><li>Good practice in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>DSE Employer’s duties </li></ul><ul><li>DSE Employee’s duties </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid Procedure </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ Is Caledonian Health & Fitness a Safe Working Environment?” <ul><li>Mr Burns was horrified to read an article in the Scottish Times recently questioning the health and safety policies used to provide employees with a safe working environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Drastic action was needed so he set up a meeting with Mr Wallace – the Personnel Manager – to discuss the importance of Health & Safety in the Workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Wallace was able to inform him of the following ............................... </li></ul>
  4. 4. Potential Hazards in the Workplace <ul><li>There are many potential hazards which exist in the modern office: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wet floors resulting in slips and falls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loose cables resulting in a trip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objects falling from a height resulting in a bash on the head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sore backs resulting in heavy objects being carried incorrectly </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 <ul><li>This Act is designed to ensure that EVERYONE in the organisation is provided with a safe working environment </li></ul><ul><li>The Act outlines the following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The responsibilities of the employer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The responsibilities of the employee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good working practices </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – the EMPLOYER’S responsibilities <ul><li>Mr Burns must make sure that he provides the following at Caledonian Health & Fitness: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look after employee’s welfare eg offer free eye tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide protective clothing where necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide First Aid facilities (must have First Aiders at work and updated First Aid kits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep records of any accidents or incidents which occur </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare a Health & Safety policy </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – the EMPLOYEE’S responsibilities <ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must ensure the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That they look after their own health and safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That they take care of their colleagues’ health & safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That they cooperate at all times with their employer to make sure that the workplace is a healthy and safe environment at all times </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. In order for the HASAW Act to be enforced Mr Burns must set up GOOD PRACTICE within Caledonian Health & Fitness <ul><li>What is GOOD PRACTICE ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure that all employees take care of their equipment at all times to prevent any damage or faults occurring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure that workstations are kept clean and tidy at all times </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure that no liquids are consumed near the VDUs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes sure that all walkways and fire exits are kept clear at all times </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Activities <ul><li>Complete the following tasks in your Activities Booklet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 11: HASAW – duties of the employer and the employee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 12: Analyse your own working environment and identify how safe it is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 13: Create a Health & Safety notice for Caledonian Health & Fitness </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Health & Safety ( Display Screen Equipment ) regulations 1992 <ul><li>This Act is designed to ensure that EVERYONE in the organisation is provided with a workstation that meets the needs of the employee and causes no harm </li></ul><ul><li>The Act outlines the following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The responsibilities of the employer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The responsibilities of the employee </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. HASAW (DSE) 1992 – the EMPLOYER’S responsibilities <ul><li>Mr Burns must make sure that he provides the following at Caledonian Health & Fitness: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All workstations must meet the minimum requirements eg footrests; brightness control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees should be offered free eye tests and glasses if required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure that equipment is safe to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enforce breaks – these are essential as employees should not work at the PC constantly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply anti-glare screens to prevent headaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide employees with appropriate training </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must ensure the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That they use the equipment properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That they use adjustable brightness control, colour etc to their individual needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That they use the chairs correctly – chairs will have adjustable back rests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That they use anti-glare screens for the VDUs </li></ul></ul>HASAW (DSE) 1992 – the EMPLOYEE’S responsibilities
  13. 13. <ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must carry out the following procedure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Switch off the machine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place a notice on the machine telling others that a fault has occurred </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in a Faults Report and pass it to the correct person eg Line Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not use the machine until it has been completely repaired </li></ul></ul>Mr Wallace decides to set up a PROCEDURE so that all employees know what to do if the equipment develops a fault?
  14. 14. <ul><li>In groups of 3 or 4 create a procedure which could be used in your classroom when the printer breaks down </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your teacher if the winning procedure can be displayed on the classroom wall </li></ul>Activities <ul><li>Complete the following tasks in your Activities Booklet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 14: problems faced using Display Screen Equipment </li></ul></ul>GROUP ACTIVITY
  15. 15. <ul><li>All employees at Caledonian Health & Fitness must carry out the following procedure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact a first-aider immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay beside the injured person – reassure them that they are going to be okay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure that the injured person remains still – important not to move them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete an Accident Report Form and make sure that all details are entered into the Accident Book </li></ul></ul>Mr Wallace also decides to set up a PROCEDURE so that all employees know what to do if they witness an accident
  16. 16. Activities <ul><li>Complete the following tasks in your Activities Booklet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 15: good working practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 16: problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Question 17: true or false? </li></ul></ul>

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