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Title: Health & Safety


1
  • Health Safety
  • (Theory)

2
Health and Safety Induction
  • Why is it important?
  • Provide information and raise awareness of health
    and safety.
  • Legal requirement under the Management of Health
    and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (HMSO, 1999)
  • Theory and Practice of Health Safety

3
Health and Safety (Main Legislation)
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work
    Regulations 1999
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations
    1992 (PPE)
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
    Regulations 2002 (COSHH)
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous
    Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)
  • Display Screen Regulations 1992

4
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Employer obligations
  • To safeguard as far as reasonably practical, the
    health, safety and welfare of all employees.
  • Provide a safe working environment.
  • Provide safe systems of work.
  • Provide information, instruction, training and
    supervision.
  • Provide equipment which is safe to use.

5
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provide adequate welfare facilities.
  • Ensure articles and substances are moved, stored
    used safely.

6
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Employee obligations (Section 7)
  • Co-operate with the employer on health safety
  • Correctly use the equipment provided
  • Ensure the health safety of themselves and
    others.
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided
    for health safety purposes.
  • Bring to the employers notice any doubts about
    their health safety

7
Manual Handing Operations Regs 1992
  • Regulations introduced to deal with the single
    most common cause of injury in the workplace.
  • What is manual handling?
  • What injuries can be caused?
  • How can risks be reduced?
  • How might this be applicable to you?
  • Basic manual handling techniques.

8
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • What is PPE?
  • Why is PPE worn?
  • How might this be applicable to you? Examples of
    PPE.
  • When should you wear PPE?

9
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • What is COSHH?
  • How might this be applicable to you?
  • Hazards Risks
  • Control Measures

10
RIDDOR 95
  • Reporting of work-related accidents, diseases and
    dangerous occurrences.
  • Exemption given to Football for training or match
    related injuries.
  • Injuries caused by defective equipment would
    still be reportable to HSE, DWP DfES

11
Analogous Industrial Injuries Scheme (AIIS)
  • The Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
    runs the AIIS
  • What is it?
  • A Cash benefit that you will be entitled to if
    you receive injuries to the degree of 14
    disability.
  • Form AF3 must be completed to access this benefit

12
Injury
  • We (The club) provide private medical healthcare
    as required under the terms and conditions of
    your Apprenticeship agreement.
  • Suspension of Apprenticeship Agreement.
  • The PFA provide Accident Insurance for members
    whose careers are cut short by injury.

13
Display Screen Equipment (DSE Regs 1992)
  • Misuse can cause injury.
  • Eye strain, upper limb disorders (ULD), repetitve
    strain syndrome (RSS), fatigue stress.
  • DSE Regs apply only to workstations, users
    operators as defined in the Regs.
  • May not apply to apprentices.
  • However, employer must ensure the work station
    activity remain safe.
  • Club must carry out Risk Assessment on work
    station equipment.
  • Risks identified must be adequately controlled.
  • Regular breaks must be built into DSE activity.

14
Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Club Health and Safety Policy
  • Health and Safety (First Aid) Regs 1981
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Supervision Arrangements
  • Restrictions/Prohibitions
  • Hazards Risks
  • Be Safe!

15
Health and Safety (Practical)
  • Practical Health and Safety
  • Hazards and Risks
  • Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • ES8
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