Unit 2.3: Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children

This unit is part of the Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. Understand legislation and guidelines for health and safety
    1. Identify policies and procedures relating to the health and safety of children
    2. Analyse how legislation and guidelines for health and safety inform day to day work with children
    3. Describe procedures for: registration of children, collection of children
    4. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Early Years practitioner in relation to policies and procedure for health and safety
  2. Understand how to plan environments that support children’s health and safety
    1. Identify hazards to the health and safety of: children, colleagues, visitors
  3. Be able to manage risk within an environment which provides challenge for children
    1. Explain why it is important to take a balanced approach to risk management
    2. Carry out risk assessment within own setting
    3. Describe how health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed
    4. Support children in own setting to manage risk
    5. Reflect on own role in the setting when managing risk
  4. Understand how to identify, record and report accidents, incidents and emergencies
    1. Identify accidents and incidents which may occur in a setting
    2. Identify forms for completion in the event of: accidents, incidents, emergencies
    3. Describe the lines of reporting and responsibility in the event of: accidents, incidents, emergencies

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