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We make our setting a safe and healthy place for children, parents, staff and volunteers. Activities and resources Before purchase or loan, equipment and resources are checked to ensure that they are safe for the ages and stages of the children currently attending the setting. The toilet area has a high standard of hygiene including hand washing and drying facilities and the disposal of nappies.

This setting believes that the health and safety of children is of paramount importance. Children learn about health, safety and personal hygiene through the activities we provide and the routines we follow.

Electrical safety and you: A brief guide

The induction training covers matters of employee well-being, including safe lifting and the storage of potentially dangerous substances. The revised version clarifies the advice on maintaining portable electric equipment in low-risk environments. Windows Low level windows are made from materials that prevent accidental breakage or are made safe.

All warning signs are clear and in appropriate languages. Is this page useful? We keep all cleaning chemicals in their original containers.

If it cannot be repaired it is discarded. This ing231 outlines basic electrical safety measures to help you control the risks from your use of electricity at work.

pubn Children are made aware of health and safety issues through discussions, planned activities and routines.

Windows are protected from accidental breakage or vandalism from people outside the building. The records are reviewed 3 monthly to identify any issues that need to be addressed. Doors have been fitted with finger guards to ensure children do not trap their fingers.


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When adults need to reach up to store equipment or to change light bulbs they are provided with safe equipment to do so. Our outdoor area is checked for safety and cleared of rubbish before it is used. Adults and children are alerted to the dangers of poisonous plants, herbicides and pesticides.

A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. We operate a no smoking policy. Skip to content Policy statement This setting believes that the health and safety of children is of paramount importance. Windows above the ground floor are secured so that children cannot climb through them. Records are kept of these induction training sessions and new staff and volunteers are asked to sign the records to confirm that they have taken part.

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Our daily routines encourage the children to learn about personal hygiene. It also states where they are stored. Electrical safety and you: We have a daily cleaning routine for the setting which includes play room skitchen, rest area, toilets and nappy changing areas.

Theresa Rock — She is competent to carry out these responsibilities. Risky business Vehicle safety on farms Kidsafe: We aim to make children, parents and staff aware of health and safety issues and to minimise the ppubns and risks to enable the children to thrive in a healthy and ppubns environment. This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. Storage All resources and materials from which children select are stored safely.

Safe working practices Maintaining portable and transportable electrical equipment under revision Memorandum of guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations Management of health and safety at work.


A brief guide Date of publication: Fires, heaters, electric sockets, wires and leads are properly guarded and the children are taught not to touch them. Children who are sleeping are checked regularly. As necessary, health and safety training is included in the annual training plans of staff, and health and safety is discussed regularly at staff meetings.

You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Our member of staff responsible for health and safety is: Related products Maintaining portable electric equipment in low-risk environments Electricity at work: All outdoor activities are supervised at all times.

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HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Floors All floor surfaces are checked daily to ensure they are clean and not uneven, wet or damaged. The sickness of staff and their involvement in accidents is recorded. Health and Safety Executive.

Hygiene We regularly seek information from the Undg231 Health Department and the Health Authority to ensure that we keep up-to-date with the latest recommendations. The temperature of hot water is controlled to prevent scalds. There are sufficient sockets to prevent overloading. Physical play is constantly supervised. Outdoor area Our outdoor area is securely fenced.

Lighting and ventilation is adequate in all areas including storage areas. The layout of play equipment allows adults and children to move safely and freely between activities.

All equipment and resources are stored phbns stacked safely to prevent them accidentally falling or collapsing.